Edge AI in a 5G world | Ubuntu

Deploying AI/ML solutions in latency-sensitive use cases requires a new solution architecture approach for many businesses. Fast computational units (i.e. GPUs) and low-latency connections (i.e. 5G) allow for AI/ML models to be executed outside the sensors/actuators (e.g. cameras & robotic arms). This reduces costs through lower hardware complexity as well Continue Reading

How to launch IoT devices – Part 2: selecting foundations | Ubuntu

(This blog post is part of a 5 part series, titled “How to launch IoT devices”. It will cover the key choices and concerns when turning bright IoT ideas into a product in the market. Check out this whitepaper on IoT app stores for background reading.) Part One can be Continue Reading

Building a Java snap by example | Ubuntu

Following up on the previous example of building a rust and C based snaps, I thought we’d take a look at bundling a Java application as a snap. In this example we’ll use an open source game called “Shattered Pixel Dungeon“. It’s a little more complex than some more common Continue Reading

Design and Web team summary – 5th February 2020 | Ubuntu

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web and Design team at Canonical.  Some of us attended our internal roadmap alignment sprint in Cape Town. These trips are extremely valuable for the Web and Design team as we interact with almost all teams across the company.  Here are Continue Reading

How to upgrade from Windows 7 to Ubuntu – Installation | Ubuntu

Installing an operating system is not an easy task. For most people, this is something they will never have done. The vast majority of people buy computers with the operating system already installed, so they never have to manually run through the system setup. The process can be intimidating, but Continue Reading

Why you should buy a pre-installed Ubuntu workstation | Ubuntu

Dell offers numerous workstations that come pre-installed with Ubuntu. For users wanting to run Ubuntu, pre-installed hardware offers a lot of long term benefits. On top of receiving the Ubuntu desktop experience out of the box, users receive specially fine-tuned features that complement their chosen hardware. For a PC to Continue Reading

A decision makers guide to Kubernetes deployment | Ubuntu

The container landscape is based on constantly evolving technology, with Kubernetes dominating the ecosystem for automating and managing containerised applications. While a very powerful software, it’s also complex. How do you compare Kubernetes to other options, get started with containers, and maintain over the long-term? In this webinar, you will Continue Reading

Development corner: IDEs and tools that can make your coding more productive | Ubuntu

Every craft needs craftsmen, every craftsman needs tools. If you make a living developing code, you want a friendly ecosystem to help you achieve best results from your work. Good development software will allow you to achieve higher productivity and precision, leading to a product that is more effective and Continue Reading

19.04 ‘Disco Dingo’ now available as optimised desktop image for Hyper-V

Running Ubuntu as a virtual machine continues to be a popular way to use the desktop. Back in September 2018 we announced the availability of optimised 18.04 LTS desktop images for Microsoft’s Hyper-V gallery bring a host of benefits including: Improved clipboard integration Dynamic desktop resizing Shared folders for easy Continue Reading

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Web and Design team summary – 7 May 2019

This was a fairly busy two weeks for the Web & design team at Canonical.  Here are some of the highlights of our completed work. Web Web is the squad that develop and maintain most of the brochure websites across the Canonical. Supported the 19.04 release We updated the websites Continue Reading