Cloud and server

IBM and Canonical: This Is Just The Beginning

By Canonical on 5 August 2016

The partnership between Canonical and IBM continues to thrive. As we embark on the era of Containerization, Cloud, NFV, IoT, and Machine Learning, companies like IBM are innovating to meet the demands of modern computing. We caught up with…


The App Design Guides go live (bit by bit)

By Stephanie on 2 August 2016

The App Design Guides have a new design and content refresh to better communicate the new convergent UI toolkit, and visualise best practice for designers and developer wishing to build an app or scope on Ubuntu. We will be posting these…

Internet of Things

Bubblegum-96 boards powered by Ubuntu Core

By April Wang on 28 July 2016

  We are pleased to announce that an image of Ubuntu Core is officially available for uCRobotics’ Bubblegum-96 board. The board includes an optimised Actions‘ s900 Quad-core ARM 64-bit Cortex-A53 processor running at 1.8GHz and…


Ubuntu version 16.04 point 1 is out

By Will Cooke on 28 July 2016

Today we have enabled upgrade notifications from 14.04 LTS to the first point-release for Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, versioned 16.04.1. The first point release for an LTS comes out 3 months after the initial release and then every 6 months until…

Cloud and server

How Canonical Battles Zero-Day​ Threats

By Brent Clements on 14 July 2016

I work for Canonical as a Consulting Architect. Every design I put together I try to secure as best as possible. One reason I came to Canonical was because of the way we handle security updates and our approach to security.  This blog…

Cloud and server

Etisalat partners with Canonical to Deploy NFV Telco Infrastructure

By Canonical on 13 July 2016

Etisalat, the Middle East’s leading telecoms provider announced today (download PDF) that it has built and launched its first live Network Function Virtualization telco cloud in Abu Dhabi. The NFV-based telco infrastructure has been built…

Cloud and server

Snapcraft 2.12: an ecosystem of parts, qmake and gulp

By Canonical on 29 June 2016

Snapcraft 2.12 is here and is making its way to your 16.04 machines today. This release takes Snapcraft to a whole new level. For example, instead of defining your own project parts, you can now use and share them from a common,…

Cloud and server

The Changelog Podcast — Ubuntu Everywhere

By Dustin Kirkland on 18 June 2016

I had the honor and privilege a couple of weeks ago, to participate in a recording of The Changelog, a podcast dedicated to Open Source technology.You can listen to it here.These guys — Jerod and Adam — produce a fantastic…

Cloud and server

What’s the easiest way to start using big software? Meet Conjure-up

By Adam Stokes on 9 June 2016

Have a big software project you want to get in front of users with the least amount of barriers? Maybe it has a lot of dependencies, target runtimes, and/or micro-service type relationships. Don’t feel like writing a book’s worth of…

Cloud and server

Vendors embrace Juju model-driven operations

By Canonical on 6 June 2016

Vendors delivering SAAS experience on-premises with Juju charms Charms encapsulate deployment, integration, management, support, operations Reusable charms greatly reduce the operations cost of big software Centres of gravity around big…


Snaps on NAS: IOT apps for your private network

By Thibaut Rouffineau on 31 May 2016

QNAP selects snaps and Ubuntu to bring IOT apps to its NAS On Friday QNAP announced that they were adopting snaps as the application format of choice for their NAS going forward. Behind this decision are two factors, the ease of…


Thank you CC

By Mark Shuttleworth on 17 May 2016

Just to state publicly my gratitude that the Ubuntu Community Council has taken on their responsibilities very thoughtfully, and has demonstrated a proactive interest in keeping the community happy, healthy and unblocked. Their role…