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How to build a snap using ROS 2 Humble

We’ve recently celebrated the release of ROS 2 Humble Hawksbill with a post detailing how to get started developing for the new release in containers. In addition, we shared an overview of the new features included with this new release, particularly its enhanced security features. This week we are tackling the logical next step in …

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Patterns to achieve database High Availability

The cost of database downtime A study from ManageForce estimated the cost of a database outage to be an average of $474,000 per hour. Long database outages are the result of poor design concerning high availability. With the exponential growth of data that is generated over the internet (which is expected to reach 180 zeta-bytes …

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Canonical talks cloud native and career development at community meetup in Manila

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, joined ULAP.org in their cloud-native computing upskilling initiative held in Manila, Philippines, last June. ULAP’s mission is to help underrepresented STEM students kickstart a career in cloud, data, and technology. Michelle Anne Tabirao, Data Solutions Product Manager, participated as a speaker and shared insights on open-source data solutions and Kubernetes. …

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Multipass 1.10 brings new instance modification capabilities

Developers rejoice! The Multipass team has been listening to your feedback, and we are excited to announce that the latest update to Multipass contains one of our most requested features – instance modification. For those who are just discovering Multipass, it’s software designed to make working with virtual machines as painless as possible. It has …

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The State of IoT – June & July 2022

Welcome to the June & July combined edition of the monthly State of IoT series. Let’s dive straight into the most prominent news across the IoT landscape from the last two months. Canonical releases Ubuntu Core 22 for embedded Ubuntu Core is an app-centric embedded operating system based on Ubuntu. Developers can focus on building …

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Automotive fleet management: what OEMs can learn from software companies

One of the main challenges within the automotive industry today is finding a solution that allows for efficient automotive fleet management. As our vehicles become more connected and require more security and safety than ever before, it becomes extremely important to have a fleet management solution that provides seamless software updates, data analysis and other …

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Let’s get confidential! Canonical Ubuntu Confidential VMs are now generally available on Microsoft Azure

On behalf of all Canonical teams, I am happy to announce the general availability of Ubuntu Confidential VMs (CVMs) on Microsoft Azure! They  are part of the Microsoft Azure DCasv5/ECasv5 series, and only take a few clicks to enable and use. Ubuntu 20.04 is the first and only Linux distribution to support Confidential VMs on …

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