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Bringing automation to telco edge clouds at scale

Canonical and Spectro Cloud have collaborated to develop an effective telco edge cloud solution, Cloud Native Execution Platform (CNEP). CNEP is built with Canonical’s open source infrastructure solutions and Spectro Cloud’s Palette containers-as-a-service (CaaS) platform. This technology stack empowers operators to benefit from the cost optimisation and agility improvements delivered by edge clouds in a […]
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Join Canonical at Open Source Experience Paris 2023

Date: 6-7 December, 2023 Location: Palais des congrès – Paris, France Booth: Booth 26 Canonical is excited to attend Open Source Experience (OSXP) 2023, the annual event dedicated to the open source ecosystem – something that speaks directly to our hearts.  This year the conference has six themes, three of which we will cover in […]
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InoNet and Canonical partner for seamless Edge AI deployment

Transforming the landscape of edge computing and IIoT with Ubuntu Certified Hardware [Nuremberg, Germany. , 13 November 2023] — InoNet Computer GmbH, a Eurotech Company, known for engineering and manufacturing of embedded systems and Edge AI computers, has entered into a strategic partnership with Canonical, the publisher of Ubuntu. Together they are set to deliver […]
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What is MLflow?

MLflow is an open source platform, used for managing machine learning workflows. It was launched back in  2018 and has grown in popularity ever since, reaching 10 million users in November 2022. AI enthusiasts and professionals have struggled with experiment tracking, model management and code reproducibility, so when MLflow was launched, it addressed pressing problems […]
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Canonical Kubernetes enhances AI/ML development capabilities with NVIDIA integrations

In recent years, Artificial Intelligence (AI) and Machine Learning (ML) have surged in importance. This rise can be attributed to a massive influx of data, enhanced computational capabilities, and significant advancements in algorithms. These changes have empowered various industries and society at large, resulting in cost-effective production and services, heightened availability, and increased adaptability across […]
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Canonical joins Open Networking Foundation

Canonical is proud to announce that it is now a member of the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). This highlights our dedication to open source in mobile telecommunications and our continuous commitment to bringing cutting-edge solutions to the sector. Joining ONF is strategically important for Canonical to further its open source offerings in the open networking […]
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Podcast: Data in AI

Welcome to the 7th episode of Ubuntu AI podcast. Together with industry experts we’re discussing the topic of the year: AI. From fun experiments to enterprise projects, AI became the center of attention when it comes to innovation, digital transformation and optimization. Open source technologies democratized access to state-of-the-art machine learning tools and open doors […]
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Intel® TDX 1.0 technology preview available on Ubuntu 23.10

Today’s security landscape faces a significant challenge: the lack of adequate protection for data in active use. Data breaches can happen at runtime (that is, when computation is taking place on a machine’s main memory), stemming from a range of vectors such as malicious insiders with elevated privileges or hackers exploiting vulnerabilities within privileged system […]
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Meet Cyber Essentials requirements with Ubuntu Pro

Cyber Essentials is an increasingly important security standard within the UK that allows organisations to demonstrate to their customers that they operate their business in a secure and trustworthy manner. Achieving the Cyber Essentials certification helps businesses win new customers and  stand out amongst their peers. It is a requirement for any company that seeks […]
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Adopting open-source Industrial IoT software

The industrial automation landscape is evolving rapidly, driven by a fundamental shift in how software solutions are developed and deployed. In the past, many factories had in-house IT expertise to build and maintain their basic software stacks, the present reality is quite different. Small-scale factories often lack the IT know-how to manage their increasingly complex […]
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How environmental parity accelerates automotive software development

A lot of people, like myself, believe automotive is the most innovative sector today, especially when it comes to software. We are living a critical moment in automotive, where evolution is being pushed onto the market. This rapid software shift is posing challenges that are complicating developers’ progress. Most of these challenges are hardware-related. Gaining […]
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Running OpenSSL 1.1.1 after EOL? Stay secure with Ubuntu Pro.

A few months ago, the OpenSSL Project announced the end of life of OpenSSL 1.1.1. It is used by thousands of software components included in Ubuntu 18.04 LTS and Ubuntu 20.04 LTS, with many organisations relying on version 1.1.1. Rest assured that the Ubuntu security team will continue to maintain important security fixes in OpenSSL […]
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Implementing FOTA updates for vehicles using a Dedicated Snap Store

If you’ve been following my previous blog posts, you already know that the automotive industry is changing faster than ever. Updating software and firmware in vehicles is one area that’s particularly challenging and in flux.  Firmware Over-the-Air (FOTA) updates can be quite a puzzle when it comes to updating entire vehicle fleets. That’s because there […]
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Web team – hack week 2023

Today, around 96% of software projects utilize open source in some way. The web team here at Canonical is passionate about Open source. We lead with an open-by-default approach and so almost everything we do and work on can be found publicly on the Canonical Github org. It is not enough to simply open our […]
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AI Day in Latin America: Meet us in São Paulo

Date: 21-22 November 2023 Where: Rubaiyat, São Paulo, brazil The Canonical AI Roadshow is heading to Latin America. We will stop in Sao Paolo, Brazil, to host an event focusing on artificial intelligence. We’ll be discussing machine learning operations (MLOps), large language models (LLMs) and open source among other hot topics.  Register now to attend […]
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Canonical at RISC-V Summit 2023

The RISC-V Summit is a premier annual event that brings together the global RISC-V community – including technical, industry, domain, ecosystem and special interest groups who define the architecture’s specifications. All the experts will meet in Santa Clara, California, to share technology breakthroughs, industry milestones, and case studies, to network and build relationships, and to […]
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Canonical reaffirms 10 year LTS of Linux kernel and Ubuntu

This post was written by Cindy Goldberg – VP of Silicon Alliances, Brett Grandbois – Ubuntu Kernel Engineering Director and Edoardo Barbieri – Real-time Kernel Product Manager at Canonical. At the 2023 Open Source Summit Europe, Linux Weekly News editor Jonathan Corbet announced that the upstream Long-term support (LTS) window for Linux kernels was likely […]
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Meet Canonical at SC23

Hot off the airport runway from the Ubuntu Summit in Latvia, the Canonical High-Performance Computing team is heading west to Denver, Colorado for SC23.  If you missed us at ISC23 or PEARC23 this year, now is a great opportunity to meet with the Canonical HPC team to discuss everything HPC and supercomputing. About SC23 Supercomputing […]
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The winter is coming, and so is the Ubuntu Summit

What do drones, elementary particles, air hockey, and the film industry have in common? At first glance, not much. But after giving it some thought, you may realize that, in fact, they do share a rather similar theme. Two words: Ubuntu Summit. The second installment in the reboot series of the Ubuntu Summit will take […]
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Unleash the power of GPU: Ubuntu WorkSpaces now support Graphics G4dn bundles

We are excited to announce a significant upgrade to our Ubuntu on Amazon WorkSpaces offering. From today, Ubuntu WorkSpaces now support GPU-based Graphics.g4dn and GraphicsPro.g4dn bundles, unlocking new opportunities for creativity and innovation on Amazon WorkSpaces. Since the launch of Ubuntu on Amazon WorkSpaces in September 2022, we’ve been committed to providing customers with the […]
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Ceph storage for Kubernetes

Opposites attract.  Stateful and stateless. Storage and container management systems are almost polar opposites of each other.  One deals with permanently storing, and protecting data for as long as it’s needed.  The other automatically manages highly dynamic workloads, scaling resources up and down as required.   More organisations are taking a container-first approach to application deployment […]
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The soul of open source

The power of community-backed open source: a Canonical perspective The open-source advantage Open-source software offers unparalleled freedom to use, modify, and distribute code. But freedom comes with responsibilities, often making it challenging for businesses and organisations to manage and support these applications. Canonical stands at this intersection, striving to be the undisputed leader in the […]
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Canonical brings Ubuntu and ROS to NVIDIA Jetson Orin, providing stability to robotics and AI Development

The intersection of software and hardware is crucial in driving advancements in robotics and artificial intelligence (AI). Canonical and NVIDIA are collaborating to drive this synergy. This collaboration promises to enrich users of NVIDIA Jetson Orin hardware with the versatility and stability of Ubuntu. In this blog, we’ll delve deeper into the specifics of this […]
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Why we built a Spark solution for Kubernetes

We’re super excited to announce that we have shipped the first release of our solution for big data – Charmed Spark. Charmed Spark packages a supported distribution of Apache Spark and optimises it for deployment to Kubernetes, which is where most of the industry is moving these days. Reimagining how to work with big data […]
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Canonical at DjangoCon Africa

DjangoCon Africa (Zanzibar, 6-11 November 2023) takes place for the very first time this year: a pan-African DjangoCon to join the family of DjangoCons that take place in Europe, the USA and Australia each year. Canonical will be sponsoring the conference, and we’ll be there with talks and workshops. Open-source software in Africa Our support […]
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Canonical announces supported solution for Apache Spark® on Kubernetes

17 October 2023 Today, Canonical announced the release of Charmed Spark – an advanced solution for Apache Spark® that provides everything users need to run Apache Spark on Kubernetes.  Apache Spark is suitable for use in diverse data processing applications including predictive analytics, data warehousing, machine learning data preparation and extract-transform-load (ETL). Canonical Charmed Spark […]
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Discover the future of Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) with Canonical and Husarion at ROSCon 2023

At a time when Autonomous Mobile Robots (AMR) keep rapidly reshaping industries like logistics and manufacturing, we’re thrilled to introduce you to our ROSCon 2023 Platform Partner; Husarion. Together, we are merging the world-class capabilities of Ubuntu Core with Husarion’s state-of-the-art robotics platforms. As we unveil our collaboration, let’s take a quick glance at the […]
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A call for community

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 universal approach that has proven effective across multiple […]
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Ubuntu AI podcast: What is Generative AI?

From fun experiments to enterprise projects, AI became the center of attention when it comes to innovation, digital transformation and optimization. Open source technologies democratized access to state-of-the-art machine learning tools and open doors for everyone ready to embark on their AI journey. These days everyone talks about generative AI and everyone wants their own […]
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