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What is cloud repatriation?

Cloud repatriation is undoubtedly one of the hottest trends in the cloud infrastructure space as of 2023. It enables organisations to regain control of their cloud spend, workloads and data. According to a report on cloud repatriation by 451 Research group, 48% of IT decision makers confirmed that they had moved their applications away from hyperscalers to other venues in 2021.


Amazon Linux 2023: Why we're moving to AL2023

Amazon Web Services (AWS) recently announced the release of Amazon Linux 2023 (AL2023) as the next generation of Amazon Linux with enhancements to its already-proven reliability. Besides offering frequent updates and long-term support, AL2023 provides a predictable release cadence, flexibility, and control over new versions. It also eliminates the operational overhead that comes with creating custom policies to meet standard compliance requirements.


Kubernetes vs OpenStack: which one to choose?

Kubernetes vs OpenStack is a common dilemma that organisations face when considering the modernisation of their IT infrastructure. Both are well-established open-source technologies for building cloud infrastructure, and both bring tangible benefits, especially when used in combination. Yet, they differ significantly and need to be properly bundled to feel like a fully-integrated solution. What does this mean in practice? Let’s take a look!


The Lunar Lobster has landed ahead of Ubuntu 23.04

Astrologers will be excited to discover a new constellation has appeared in the night sky ahead of the Ubuntu 23.04 launch next month. A rising Lunar Lobster is rumoured to bring good luck to IT managers looking to deploy and manage Ubuntu Desktop at scale. Also ascendant are Ubuntu gamers as the Steam snap moves closer to a stable release.


Functional safety in automotive: contributing to ISO 26262 and ISO 21434 standards

If you’ve been reading our recent automotive blogs and white papers, you know that the automotive industry is highly complex and regulated, especially when it comes to functional safety and cybersecurity. Standards and consortiums help ensure that companies provide a common framework and follow compatibility and interoperability approaches. Usually, these standards define constraints in how specific components and systems are designed or how they should work together.

Roundtable: Energy sector experts discuss the migration from CentOS

As support ends for CentOS, the HPC community is left to decide what platform to migrate to. For many, the decision comes down to cost and support. This roundtable brings together HPC experts and energy industry leaders in HPC to discuss the impact of the CentOS reitirement on the energy sector, HPC and AI/ML technology, and how companies can navigate this transition. This discussion took place on June 28, 2022.

Charmed Kubeflow 1.7 Beta is here. Try it now!

Canonical is happy to announce that Charmed Kubeflow 1.7 is now available in Beta. Kubeflow is a foundational part of the MLOps ecosystem that has been evolving over the years. With Charmed Kubeflow 1.7, users benefit from the ability to run serverless workloads and perform model inference regardless of the machine learning framework they use.


What is real-time Linux? Part III

Welcome to the final post of this three-part series on real-time Linux. As market adoption of real-time computing continues to rise, real-time in the Linux kernel is emerging as a valuable solution on the software side. A real-time Linux kernel on its own, however, will not necessarily make a system real-time. We clarified this point in Part I and listed the common misconceptions and stack components.