Cloud-optimized Linux kernels – what makes Ubuntu the top OS across the clouds

Ubuntu is the platform of choice for deploying and running workloads on public clouds. No other operating system gives you better performance and consistency of experience across public clouds, including Amazon, Azure, Google, IBM and Oracle. There is a reason behind this exceptional experience. By design, Ubuntu images in public clouds include an optimized Linux kernel for each cloud, giving you the best performance and functionality across all instance types and services. At the same time, Ubuntu integrates with cloud-native …

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Observability vs. monitoring debate: An irreverent view

In the past few years, the word “observability” has steadily gained traction in the discussions around monitoring, DevOps, and, especially, cloud-native computing. However, there is significant confusion about the overlap or difference between observability and monitoring. Instead of providing yet another definition of “What is observability” and “Is observability different from monitoring and why” (you can read what I think about it on the What is observability page), I thought I would have a look at what the rest of …

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SAP's Embedded Steampunk little use to those on anything but the most recent system

SAP is launching support for its ABAP programming languages to offer developers the possibility to build more features directly into the S/4HANA Cloud version of its ERP system. Some developers were, however, underwhelmed, saying SAP had failed to back the release with a full spectrum of APIs. They also said a lack of availability on anything but the latest release made it of limited use to many SAP customers.

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Run your Ubuntu in US Government Clouds

In August 2016, the United States government announced a new federal source-code policy, which mandates that at least 20% of custom source code developed by or for any agency of the federal government must be released as open-source software (OSS). The memo of this policy also states that the Federal Government spends more than $6 billion each year on software through more than 42,000 transactions. Obviously, this is a huge business for all open-source developers. The question is “how can …

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How to customize VM and cloud images with guestfish

Most sysadmins are used to dealing with base, guest, or gold images to provision new virtual machines (VM) or cloud instances in their traditional virtualization or cloud environments. The appeal of using these images is their slim size, standardization, simplicity, and basic configurations, from which it is possible to perform pre- or post-provisioning customization. Much of the customization takes place post-provisioning.

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Canonical chez Cloud Expo Europe Paris 2021

Le salon Cloud Expo Europe Paris ouvre ses portes aux cadres et experts du Cloud et de la transformation digitale. Canonical sera présent en tant que Gold sponsor pour présenter les tendances et stratégies émergentes des leaders de l’industrie dans le cadre du DevOps live. Inscrivez-vous gratuitement Prenez rendez-vous Réduire les coûts informatiques grâce à l’automatisation des operations dans le multi-cloud Mardi 23 Novembre 2021, 14:15 – 14:40 Les entreprises du monde entier sont confrontées aux effets de la crise …

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