Topic: canonical

SD Times news digest: Ubuntu 19.04, Zephyr LTS release, and Mozilla’s Pyodide project

Canonical, providers of the Ubuntu operating system, released version 19.04 of its flagship product, which focuses on open infrastructure, developer desktop and IoT. Ubuntu 19.04 integrates innovative open infrastructure projects such as OpenStack, Kubernetes and Ceph with advanced life-cycle management for multi-cloud and on-prem operations. In 19.04, multiple instances of the same snap can be … continue reading

Ubuntu Core 18 released with advanced security for IoT and embedded devices

Canonical has released Ubuntu Core 18 with Ubuntu 18.04 LTS now available on high-security embedded devices. Ubuntu Core is a smaller version of Ubuntu designed for applications such as IoT devices or large-scale cloud container deployments. According to Canonical, devices built using Ubuntu Core are more resistant to tampering and corruption because any component can … continue reading

SD Times Open-Source Project of the Week: Snapcraft

Canonical, the company behind operating system and Linux distribution Ubuntu, is looking to help developers package, distribute and update apps for Linux and IoT with its open-source project Snapcraft. According to Evan Dandrea, engineering manager at Canonical, Snapcraft “is a platform for publishing applications to an audience of millions of Linux users.” The project was … continue reading

Ubuntu 18.04 focuses on security and AI improvements

Canonical has announced the release of its open-source Linux operating system, Ubuntu 18.04, which features security, multi-cloud, containers, and AI improvements. “Multi-cloud operations are the new normal” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical and founder of Ubuntu, in a statement. “Boot-time and performance-optimized images of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on every major public cloud make it … continue reading

AWS Greengrass, Fugue support for AWS GovCloud, and Shippable Server — SD Times news digest: June 8, 2017

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is making AWS Greengrass — a software which allows customers to run AWS compute, messaging, data caching, and sync capabilities on connected devices — available to all its customers. According to an AWS statement, AWS Greengrass “eliminates the complexity involved in programming and updating IoT devices by allowing customers to use … continue reading

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Canonical changes Ubuntu’s focus, OTA and ISOC come together, and the Open Network Automation Platform — SD Times news digest: April 6, 2017

Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu, is reassessing its initiatives and deciding to focus more on Ubuntu for Cloud and IoT rather than phone and convergence. According to Canonical, the choice is to invest in areas that are contributing growth to the company. Mark Shuttleworth, founder of Ubuntu and Canonical, explained the biggest growth areas include … continue reading

Facebook shows off fruits of open networking collaborations

Facebook’s work in the world of the Open Compute Project are beginning to yield fruit. The social media company has long made efforts to contribute its own open-source hardware designs to the project’s growing attempts to break out of the standard 1U and 2U server form factors. Today, Facebook engineer Luis Martin Garcia wrote a … continue reading

Navigating the container ecosystem with Kubernetes 1.5

More companies are adopting container technology to achieve things like developer efficiency, and while Docker remains a leader in container technology, Kubernetes is a choice for container orchestration and management, according to a recent ClusterHQ report. The most recent version of the open-source project, Kubernetes 1.5, includes several new features that can be beneficial and … continue reading

The White House lays out AI plans, Red Hat Mobile Application Platform, and Ubuntu 16.10—SD Times news digest: Oct. 13, 2016

President Barack Obama will host the White House Frontiers Conference in Pittsburgh today to address the future of science and technology and what America can do to advance the frontier of artificial intelligence. To prepare the U.S. for the future of AI, the White House is releasing a report that surveys the current state of … continue reading

As Linux turns 25, it lives beyond desktops and mobile devices

Today marks the 25th anniversary of the open-source operating system used to do everything from powering supercomputers to surfing the web: Linux. Linux began its journey 25 years ago, and now it’s a top product platform for apps for smartphones, Internet of Things devices, and computers—all of which primarily run on Linux. Jane Silber, CEO … continue reading

Microsoft gets Bash and Ubuntu into Windows

Microsoft’s Build developer conference kicked off today in San Francisco. But prior to the opening of Build, Canonical and Microsoft announced that Ubuntu Linux would soon be coming to Windows. The companies are working to allow Windows to run Ubuntu simultaneously with Windows. This does not mean virtualization, but rather running a full Linux on … continue reading

IBM discovers Android vulnerability, Windows 10 IoT core, and OpenSSH 7.0—SD Times news digest: Aug. 11, 2015

Researchers from IBM’s X-Fore Application Security team have discovered a new serialization vulnerability that affect more than 55% of Android phones. According to the researchers, the vulnerability could allow attacks to perform arbitrary code execution and gain access to a user’s device. The vulnerability is nestled within the Android platform, and it affects Android Jelly … continue reading

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