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29 November 2023
When OpenAI released ChatGPT on November 30, 2022, no one could have anticipated that the following 6 months would usher in a dizzying transformation for human society with the arrival of a new generation of artificial intelligence. Since the emergence of deep learning in the early 2010s, artificial intelligence has entered its third wave ...
21 November 2023
Production-ready, secure-by-design, ultra-small containers with chiselled Ubuntu Canonical announced today the general availability of chiselled Ubuntu containers which come with Canonical’s security maintenance and support commitment. Chiselled Ubuntu containers are ultra-small OCI images that deliver only the application and its runtime ...
16 October 2023
Introduction Open source projects are a testament to the possibilities of collective action. From small libraries to large-scale systems, these projects rely on the volunteer efforts of communities to evolve, improve, and sustain. The principles behind successful open source projects resonate deeply with the divide-and-conquer strategy, a ...
13 June 2023
Canonical extends its commercial OpenStack offering to small-scale cloud environments with project SunbeamCloud and server Article
June 13, Vancouver, OpenInfra Summit – Canonical today announced the extension of its commercial OpenStack offering to small-scale cloud environments with a new project Sunbeam. The project is 100% open source and is available free-of-charge. Early adopters can also opt-in for comprehensive security coverage and full commercial support un ...
26 April 2023
“He’s dead, Jim.” Dr. McCoy DHCP is dead; long live DHCP. Yes, the end-of-life announcement for ISC DHCP means that the ISC will no longer provide official support or updates for the software. Our ever-faithful, omnipresent friend — the familiar dhcpd daemon — is retiring, albeit over a really long walk to that cabin in the ...
Mohamed Wadie Nsiri
16 February 2023
Migrating your workloads to the cloud can bring some undeniable benefits to your organisation. For example, you can leverage cloud automation to significantly improve your time to market. You can also benefit from the ever increasing number of cloud regions to place your workloads close to your clients. This improves the response time of ...
Mohamed Wadie Nsiri
10 February 2023
There’s been a lot of talk in recent years about companies leaving the cloud. With the looming macroeconomic uncertainties that are affecting growth, companies are trying to control their costs by downsizing their staff and reducing their infrastructure costs. One way to reduce infrastructure costs is repatriating workloads from public c ...
18 January 2023
Containerization vs. Virtualization : understand the differences and benefits of each approach, as well as connections to cloud computing. ...
10 January 2023
In a previous post, I explained how we made our Ubuntu image 15 times smaller by chiselling a specific slice of Ubuntu for .NET developers. In this blog, I will provide step-by-step instructions on customising your chiselled Ubuntu base images for any use case. Chiselled Ubuntu containers combine Distroless and Ubuntu to create smaller, m ...