40 posts from March 2021
Announcing Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview – WSL 2
By Sohini Bianka Roy, 31 March 2021
We are thrilled to release the Ubuntu on Windows Community Preview, a special build of Ubuntu for the Windows Subsystem for Linux (WSL) that serves as a...
How to choose the best enterprise Kubernetes solution
By anastasiavalti, 31 March 2021
While containers are known for their multiple benefits for the enterprise, one should be aware of the complexity they carry, especially in large scale...
Ubuntu in the wild – 30th of March 2021
By Leia Ruffini, 30 March 2021
The Ubuntu in the wild blog post ropes in the latest highlights about Ubuntu and Canonical around the world on a bi-weekly basis.
What lies on the second phase of Ubuntu LTS? Two years of Ubuntu 14.04 in ESM
By Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos, 30 March 2021
Two years ago, we launched the Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) phase of Ubuntu 14.04, providing access to CVE patches through an Ubuntu Advantage for...
Windows containers on Kubernetes with MicroK8s
By Alex Chalkias, 30 March 2021
Kubernetes orchestrates clusters of machines to run container-based workloads. Building on the success of the container-based development model, it provides...
Operators and charmed operators
By Sohini Bianka Roy, 29 March 2021
Operators were designed to help manage application lifecycle complexity. If you’ve been working with Kubernetes, you will have run into operators. Operators...
Design and Web team summary – 29 March 2021
By Anthony Dillon, 29 March 2021
The web team at Canonical run two-week iterations building and maintaining all of Canonical websites and product web interfaces. Here are some of the...
Beyond Helm and Kustomize: the Future of Kubernetes Apps
By Sohini Bianka Roy, 28 March 2021
Deciding if you should install Helm vs Kustomize for your Kubernetes deployment? These are great options for day-1 operations but they leave a lot left to be...
Call for testing: Kubernetes 1.21 release candidate
By Alex Chalkias, 27 March 2021
Today, Kubernetes upstream made the 1.21 release candidate available for download and experimentation ahead of general availability, which will come later in...
Livepatch 2021-03-24 incident investigation report
By Canonical, 26 March 2021
Description A defective livepatch for kernel 4.4 in Ubuntu 16.04 LTS (Xenial) was not caught in internal testing processes because the defect was a race...
What’s in a snap?
By Igor Ljubuncic, 26 March 2021
Snaps are several things, all at once. They are confined, standalone Linux applications that bundle all their necessary dependencies, which means they do not...
Getting started with micro-ROS on the Raspberry Pi Pico
By Jeremie Deray, 25 March 2021
In this post we will see how the Raspberry Pi Pico can natively speak to a ROS2 graph using micro-ROS. We will set up a project in VSCode, compile and upload...