Virtual Machine Secure Boot Database Updates Made Easy with Oracle Linux

New utilities from Oracle provide a straightforward way to update the UEFI (Unified Extensible Firmware Interface) Secure Boot database for VMs running Oracle Linux. This blog provides a brief overview of Secure Boot and discusses how the new utilities can be used to keep a VM up-to-date with the latest known vulnerabilities and to update the signing certificates stored in a Secure Boot database in a VM.

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Canonical Achieves AWS Graviton Ready Designation

29 November 2021: Canonical, Publisher of Ubuntu, announced today that it has achieved the AWS Graviton Ready designation, part of the Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS) Service Ready Program. This designation recognizes that Canonical + Ubuntu Server and Anbox Cloud Appliance has demonstrated successful integration with AWS Graviton Service.  Achieving the AWS Graviton Ready designation differentiates Canonical as an AWS Partner Network (APN) member with a product integrating with AWS Graviton and is generally available and fully supported for AWS …

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Launch Ubuntu Desktop on Google Cloud

This tutorial shows you how to set up a Ubuntu Desktop on Google Cloud. If you need a graphic interface to your virtual desktop on the cloud, this tutorial will teach you how to set up a desktop environment just like what you can get on your own computer. We need four steps to set up a machine: Create a Ubuntu VM instance on Google Cloud.Install and configure the Chrome Remote Desktop service on the VM instance.Set up a Ubuntu …

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Install apps on Linux with Flatpak

In the world of cloud computing, containers are becoming more and more popular because they offer isolation and consolidation for applications. You can install all the files an application needs in a “container.” On the Linux desktop, Flatpak, a cross-distribution, daemon-less, decentralized application delivery system, provides a similar technology.

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How Kubernetes simplifies the operation of fintech apps

By 2024, the global revenue of fintech will reach €175 billion. 5000 new startups appear in the sphere every year. Because of this competition, modern technologies are widely utilized in fintech. One of these technologies, app containerization, allows to quickly test and launch new opportunities, grow and modernize services and platforms. But it has a disadvantage as well: the divided structure is harder to manage, which is critical for fintech apps. Luckily, there’s a solution, and it’s called Kubernetes.

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