November 21, 2023

Canonical announces the general availability of chiselled Ubuntu containers

Production-ready, secure-by-design, ultra-small containers with chiselled Ubuntu Canonical announced today the general availability of chiselled Ubuntu containers which come with Canonical’s security maintenance and support commitment. Chiselled Ubuntu containers are ultra-small OCI images that deliver only the application and its runtime dependencies, and no other operating system-level packages, utilities, or libraries. This makes them lightweight […]

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Ubuntu Explained: How to ensure security and stability in cloud instances—part 2

Ubuntu updates: best practices for updating your instance You probably know that it is important to apply security updates. You may not be as clear on the details of how to do that. We are going to explain best practices for applying Ubuntu updates to single instances and what the built-in unattended-upgrades tool does and

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Cloud backup: improve your disaster recovery plans

Say goodbye to tape, and hello to flexible cloud backup. Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash Today the lowest cost media per terabyte for backups is still tape, even after factoring in the handling costs of manually loading and unloading tape libraries, and logistics surrounding off-site storage. However, while inexpensive, tapes are inflexible. And when

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Canonical at AWS re:Invent – What you need to know!

Though the Las Vegas Grand Prix has come to a close, the Canonical team is gearing up for the next big race at AWS re:Invent, slated for November 27-December 1, 2023. After a thrilling event in 2022, we’re excited and proud to be a sponsor once again in 2023. Learn more about the ways that

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