Topic: canonical

Canonical and Intel partner to bring confidential computing to Ubuntu

Canonical and Intel have announced that they are collaborating to enable customers to take advantage of Confidential Computing, which is a practice that protects data that is in use.  To support this practice, Intel recently introduced Intel Trust Domain Extensions (TDX), which is a hardware-based trusted execution environment (TEE) that allows hardware-isolated virtual machines, or … continue reading

Canonical joins RISC-V Software Ecosystem

Canonical has joined the RISC-V Software Ecosystem (RISE) to contribute to the development of open-source software for RISC-V, which is an instruction set architecture specification. This move aligns with Canonical’s mission to empower developers and businesses with open source solutions for efficient application building, deployment, and scaling, according to the company in a post.  The … continue reading

Canonical releases low-touch cloud solution MicroCloud

Canonical has officially released MicroCloud, an open-source cloud solution, as part of its expanding cloud infrastructure portfolio. The new solution enables IT professionals to deploy clouds to their environment using a single command, with all of the orchestration handled for them. MicroCloud is specifically designed for scalable clusters and edge deployments across various enterprises. The … continue reading

Ubuntu 23.10 introduces deeper integration for admin tools and more secure app discovery

Canonical has announced the latest release of its Linux distribution, Ubuntu. Ubuntu 23.10 (codename Mantic Minotaur) introduces deeper integration for admin tools, upgraded app discovery, and support for Raspberry Pi 5 and SiFive HiFive Pro P550. According to Canonical, up until this release, administrators were required to adjust their workflow depending on whether they were … continue reading

Optimized real-time Ubuntu is now available on Intel processors

The publisher of Ubuntu, Canonical, has unveiled the release of Real-time Ubuntu optimized for Intel Core processors.  This offering allows enterprises to leverage the benefits of optimized Linux running on Intel silicon, catering to a diverse array of applications, including telco workloads, critical medical equipment, and automation systems utilized in factory settings, Canonical explained. “With … continue reading

Canonical unveils support for real-time compute in Ubuntu

Canonical today unveiled support for real-time compute in Ubuntu in the release of Ubuntu 22.04 LTS.  According to the company, real-time Ubuntu provides deterministic responses to external events, which cuts down on response times. This makes it ideal for use cases where there are low-latency requirements, like automotive, telecommunications, and aerospace and defense.  “The real-time … continue reading

Canonical Kubernetes 1.26 is now available

Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, today announced that Canonical Kubernetes 1.26 is now generally available for both distributions, Charmed Kubernetes and MicroK8s. This release comes following the company’s release of upstream Kubernetes on December 8th. With this release, users gain access to MicroK8s bootstrap and control plane providers for Cluster API. According to the company, … continue reading

Canonical announces new Ubuntu images for Intel IoT platforms

Canonical announced the availability of new enterprise-grade Ubuntu images available for both Desktop and Server Ubuntu 20.04 LTS and 22.04 LTS and are designed for next-generation Intel platforms. As part of the new release, Intel and Canonical will jointly provide enterprise-class hardware and software support, ensuring product longevity.  The production-ready Ubuntu releases are specially designed … continue reading

Canonical releases Ubuntu image for Google Cloud’s Tau T2A VMs

Google Cloud and Canonical, the company that releases Ubuntu, have announced that they have released a new Ubuntu image to be used for the preview of Google Cloud’s Tau T2A virtual machines (VMs). Tau T2A is Google Cloud’s VM for running on Arm architectures.  “With the launch of T2A VMs on Google Cloud and corresponding … continue reading

Canonical Ubuntu Core 22 now available

Today, the software company Canonical announced that the fully containerized Ubuntu 22.04 LTS variant, Ubuntu Core 22, is now generally available.  This release is optimized for IoT edge devices and, combined with Canonical’s technology offer, provides Ubuntu’s comprehensive operating system (OS) and services to a range of embedded and IoT devices. Ubuntu Core 22 works … continue reading

ITOps Times Open-Source Project of the Week: MicroK8s

MicroK8s allows for low-ops, minimal production Kubernetes for devs, cloud, clusters, workstations, edge and IoT.  It is a Cloud Native Computing Foundation (CNCF) certified upstream Kubernetes deployment that runs entirely on your workstation or edge device. The project automatically chooses the best nodes for the Kubernetes datastore, and when a cluster database is lost, another … continue reading

ITOps Times news digest: IBM storage portfolio updates, Red Hat Collaboratory expansion, and more

IBM has announced new updates to its storage portfolio. It announced an intention to release a container-native software defined storage solution called IBM Spectrum Fusion, which is expected later this year. The company also updated its IBM Elastic Storage System (ESS) solutions, including a redesigned ESS 5000 and the new ESS 320.  “It’s clear that … continue reading Protection Status

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