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Cloudify your data centre - A guide to VMware infrastructure transformation

You know what’s going on. You’ve been monitoring the situation around VMware for at least a year now. There is no need to convince you that whatever comes next, you have to prepare for a big change. You and your team are already well prepared. You have a budget, timeline and necessary resources. However, one thing that you’re missing is the answer to the “HOW?”. If this is the case, you are in the right place.

Migrating from CentOS to Ubuntu: a guide for system administrators and DevOps

CentOS 7 is on track to reach its end-of-life (EoL) on June 30, 2024. Post this date, the CentOS Project will cease to provide updates or support, including vital security patches. Moving away from the RHEL-based ecosystem might appear daunting, but if you’re considering Ubuntu the switch can be both straightforward and economically viable.

Ubuntu Pro for EKS is now generally available

May 14, 2024 – Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu, is delighted to announce the general availability of Ubuntu Pro for Amazon Elastic Kubernetes Service (Amazon EKS). This expansion brings robust security offerings to AWS’ managed Kubernetes service, including enhanced uptime and security through Kernel Livepatch and unrestricted access to Pro containers to Amazon EKS, a managed Kubernetes services to run Kubernetes on Amazon Web Services (AWS) and on-premises data centers.

Ubuntu Pro 24.04 LTS Lands on Google Cloud: Power Up Your Cloud Experience

Exciting news for cloud enthusiasts and developers! Ubuntu Pro 24.04 LTS (Noble Numbat) is now available on Google Cloud, bringing a robust and secure platform for your cloud workloads. This latest Long Term Support release from Canonical offers a wealth of features and enhancements, making it the perfect choice for building and deploying applications in the cloud.

An overview of machine learning security risks

Data is at the heart of all machine learning (ML) initiatives – and bad actors know it. As AI continues to occupy the limelight of modern tech discourse, ML systems are becoming increasingly attractive targets for attack. With the Identity Theft Resource Center reporting a 72% spike in data breaches in 2023, it’s critical to take the proper precautions to ensure your ML projects don’t provide a back door to your data.

Canonical releases Landscape 24.04 LTS

London, 30 April 2024. Today Canonical announced the availability of Landscape’s first LTS release. Landscape 24.04 LTS features a new versioned API, a new web portal with accessibility and performance in mind, and intuitive controls for software distribution. Landscape 24.04 LTS comprises Landscape Server and Landscape Client. With a modernised backend and web portal in place, engineering teams can work efficiently, focusing on patches and new features.

The biggest use cases for AI in Automotive (that aren't just self-driving cars)

A study of 4 major use cases of AI in cars In this fast-paced age of technological evolution, Artificial Intelligence (AI) emerges as the key catalyst driving profound shifts in the automotive sector. From smart vehicle design to customised in-car interactions, AI is reshaping every aspect of transportation, ensuring safer, more effective, and environmentally friendly journeys for both drivers and passengers.

Kubernetes backups just got easier with the CloudCasa charm from Catalogic

Kubernetes is very straightforward for deploying and managing stateless applications. Consequently, proper backups of the Kubernetes environment have often been postponed or neglected. Today, however, more and more applications running on Kubernetes are stateful, making backup and recovery solutions for these systems critical. Neglecting backup is risky: as applications become more complex and need to preserve their states, the challenges of recovering a setup increase.