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Ubuntu 14.04 and 16.04 lifecycle extended to ten years

LONDON, UK – Canonical announces the lifecycle extension of Ubuntu 14.04 LTS ‘Trusty Tahr’ and 16.04 LTS ‘Xenial Xerus’ to a total of ten years. This lifecycle extension enables organizations to balance their infrastructure upgrade costs, by giving them additional time to implement their upgrade plan. The prolonged Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) phase of Ubuntu …

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Model-driven observability: Embedded Alert Rules

This post is about alert rules. Operators should ensure a baseline of observability for the software they operate. In this blog post, we cover Prometheus alert rules, how they work and their gotchas, and discuss how Prometheus alert rules can be embedded in Juju charms and how Juju topology enables the scoping of embedded alert …

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Snap Performance Skunk Works – Ensuring speed and consistency for snaps

Snaps are used on desktop machines, servers and IoT devices. However, it’s the first group that draws the most attention and scrutiny. Due to the graphic nature of desktop applications, users are often more attuned to potential problems and issues that may arise in the desktop space than with command-line tools or software running in …

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The State of Robotics – August 2021

Robotics is everywhere. Researchers and companies are all working on groundbreaking developments, either improving robotics to be state of the art or pursuing innovative applications. That is the main aim of this monthly blog; to show you what we are capable of doing today and to inspire you to think about the bigger picture. For …

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Canonical’s managed services achieve MSP Cloud Verify Certification

London, UK –  Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, today announced the completion of the MSP Cloud Verify Certification (MSPCV) for its support and managed services. The MSPCV certification, further strengthens Canonical’s industry-leading open source offering, reassuring customers in all industries that they can securely consume open source in a regulated fashion that complies with all …

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Ubuntu Livepatch on-prem reduces downtime and unplanned work on enterprise environments!

London, United Kingdom – Canonical announces Ubuntu Livepatch on-prem, an enhancement to its Ubuntu Livepatch service enabling organisations to take control of their kernel livepatching policy. Designed for complex enterprise environments that follow their own patch rollout policy, Ubuntu Livepatch on-prem provides the basis for an efficient but fine-tuned continuous vulnerability management on private, hybrid, …

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Operator Day returns for KubeCon NA 2021

What is Operator Day? Operators simplify everyday application management on Kubernetes. Learn how to use them, how to create them in Python, and how to evolve from configuration management to application management. We’re working to create a community-driven collection of operators for everything that’s integrated and tested everywhere. As the community gets together to share …

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Enterprise Open Source Summit: A Business Perspective on Open Source

November 10, 2021 Canonical, Nextcloud, Collabora, Linbit, OpenNebula and Factor Group will present business perspectives on the use of open source in enterprise environments at the Enterprise Open Source Summit event scheduled for November 10, 2021. Open source solutions are becoming increasingly popular in all areas of business as an important part of a digital …

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Managing Livepatch on-prem

Ubuntu Livepatch is the service and the software that enables organizations to quickly patch vulnerabilities on the Linux kernel. It enables uninterrupted service while reducing fire drills during high and critical severity kernel vulnerabilities. With Ubuntu Livepatch on-prem we enhance our service to enable enterprises manage on private or public cloud their livepatched systems. In …

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Evolution of Open-source EPC — A Revolution in the Telecom Industry

An analysis of vEPCs in collaboration with GS Lab — a contributor to open-source projects in the telecom domain  Open-source projects gravitate to some common problems in the industry. The use of open-source projects accelerates product/solution development and cuts down the costs. Open-source projects for embedded systems to the cloud are commonplace. Until a few …

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