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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How to Install Chromium Browser on Ubuntu 18.04

Chromium is an open-source web browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way to its users for a better experience of the web. Chromium is perfectly safe for using. Make sure to download it from a good source or official Google download page. Also make sure to update it on …

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How To Install Python 3.9 on Ubuntu 18.04

Python is an object-oriented, high-level programming language. It is an open source with a large community. Python is used as key languages among the top tech companies like Google. The latest stable version Python 3.9 is out with several improvements and security updates. It included multiple new modules, improved existing modules and many other features. …

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Steps to Install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04

Steps to Install MySQL 8.0 on Ubuntu 20.04

<imgsrc=”https://www.ubuntu-server.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/my-sql-on-ubuntu-4.jpg” alt=”my-sql-on-ubuntu-4″ class=”wp-image-19903″ width=”768″ height=”512″ srcset=”https://www.ubuntu-server.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/06/my-sql-on-ubuntu-4.jpg 640w, https://actsupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/my-sql-on-ubuntu-4-300×200.jpg 300w, https://actsupport.com/wp-content/uploads/2021/03/my-sql-on-ubuntu-4-600×400.jpg 600w” sizes=”(max-width: 768px) 100vw, 768px”> MySQL is the most popular used Open source Database Management System. Some of the new factors of MySQL 8.0 are Atomic Data Definition Statement Support, Enhanced Security and account management, and Support different types of indexes and Query Optimization. Let’s …

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A couple of big features for Thunar

A couple of big features for Thunar   Welcome to my first post-GSoC blogpost. Google Summer of Code might have ended but I’m continuing my daily work on Thunar and Xfce Terminal (more on that later). This blog-post is accompanied by a video that showcases what is written here. Recursive Search   I’m happy to …

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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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How to Install Joomla 3.9 on Ubuntu 20.04

Joomla is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) built in PHP Joomla allows users to publish different kinds of websites, such as personal blogs, government applications, corporate intranets and extranets, small and large business websites, etc.   In today’s article, we will guide you through the steps of installing the latest stable release …

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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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