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Digital innovation in finance - the open source imperative

Digital innovation is transforming finance. Advances in financial technology such as mobile money, peer-to-peer (P2P) or marketplace lending, robo advice, and insurance technology (InsurTech) are reshaping many areas – from payments to wealth management. Over the past decade, fintechs have already driven enhanced access to financial services for retail users. Technology advances in connectivity, data processing, and storage have contributed to the current wave of technology-based finance.


Canonical releases Charmed MLFlow

London, United Kingdom, 26 September 2023. Canonical announced today that Charmed MLFlow, Canonical’s distribution of the popular machine learning platform, is now generally available. Charmed MLFlow is part of Canonical’s growing MLOps portfolio. Ideal for model registry and experiment tracking, Charmed MLFlow is integrated with other AI and big data tools such as Apache Spark and Kubeflow. The solution runs on any infrastructure, from workstations to public and private clouds.

Install MLflow in less than 5 minutes

Install MLflow quickly on Ubuntu using our distribution, Charmed MLFlow. You can integrate it with different tools, so you can run it on your workstation with Jupyter Notebook or at scale with Charmed Kubeflow. Charmed MLFlow is a fully open source distribution of the upstream project, that benefits from security patching, tool integration and automated lifecycle management.

Build a CIS hardened Ubuntu Pro server image on the AWS Console

Learn how to elevate the security of your Ubuntu servers by creating a CIS-hardened Ubuntu Pro AMI using only the AWS web console. Join Canonical Public Cloud Alliance Director Carlos Bravo in this step-by-step tutorial as he walks through the hardening process utilizing the Ubuntu Security Guide (USG) tool to ensure your system's security aligns with industry standards including CIS and DISA-STIG.

How to Configure a Linux Firewall: The Ultimate Guide

A firewall stands as a digital gatekeeper, meticulously sifting through network traffic and deciding what may pass. This protective shield, fundamental to cybersecurity, is integral in the Linux world. The Linux kernel itself is effectively a de facto packet switching firewall, crafted as it is around the principles of packet filtering at the most fundamental operating system level, thus exemplifying the pivotal role of firewalls in system security.

Securing Open Source Dependencies on Public Cloud

Aaron Whitehouse, Senior Director of Public Cloud Enablement at Canonical, explains why you need to be thinking about open source dependencies in your software pipelines. He covers three main areas of software dependency management: ESM is part of Canonical's Ubuntu Pro offering and gives developers access to approximately 30,000 packages that they can build on, confident in the knowledge that Canonical will patch high and critical vulnerabilities for up to 10 years while preserving API stability -- regardless of the upstream project's support lifecycle.

Fast SDV prototyping in automotive with real-time kernel

Automotive software developers often face challenges when they want to try out their software on target hardware. Which can cause issues since multiple teams have to share limited hardware resources and prototype benches. With the microchip shortage, it’s become even more difficult to get hardware benches for testing and debugging software.