Smart cards login on Ubuntu

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Smart cards have proliferated and are now everywhere, from work ID badges to credit cards and passports. For example, the United States Federal Government uses smart cards to control access to federal facilities and information Continue Reading

Learn snapcraft by example – multi-app client-server snap

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Over the past few months, we published a number of articles showing how to snap desktop applications written in different languages – Rust, Java, C/C++, and others. In each one of these zero-to-hero guides, we Continue Reading

Securing open source through CVE prioritisation

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! According to a recent study, 96% of applications in the enterprise market use open-source software. As the open-source landscape becomes more and more fragmented, the task to assess the impact of potential security vulnerabilities for Continue Reading

Kubernetes 1.18 available from Canonical

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Canonical today announced full enterprise support for Kubernetes 1.18, with support covering Charmed Kubernetes, MicroK8s and kubeadm. Committed to releasing in tandem with upstream Kubernetes, enterprises can benefit from the latest additions to enhance their Continue Reading

Building a Raspberry Pi cluster with MicroK8s

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! The tutorial for building a Raspberry Pi cluster with MicroK8s is here. This blog is not a tutorial. This blog aims to answer; why? Why would you build a Raspberry Pi cluster with MicroK8s? Here Continue Reading

How to launch IoT devices – Part 4: When to ask for help

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! (This blog post is part of a 5 part series, titled “How to launch IoT devices”. It will cover the key choices and concerns when turning bright IoT ideas into a product in the market. Continue Reading

Ceph Octopus is now available

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! Ceph upstream released the first stable version of ‘Octopus’ today, and you can test it easily on Ubuntu with automatic upgrades to the final GA release. This version adds significant multi-site replication capabilities, important for Continue Reading

Canonical Technical Support for Ubuntu and open source during the COVID-19 pandemic

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! All technical support services are currently at 100% SLA. We have updated our operational plan to accommodate expected sick leave among colleagues and their families as COVID-19 moves through our communities. We are committed to  Continue Reading

Update: Canonical managed services and Ubuntu support during COVID-19 outbreak

Ubuntu is available in Cloud Server Linux. Contact us to find out our latest offers! SUMMARY Canonical’s fully managed OpenStack, Kubernetes, Kafka, Elastic, Postgres and other open source stacks, are operating at full SLA. Ubuntu and broader open source support services are unaffected and our teams have adjusted schedules to Continue Reading