Use a cloud
Ubuntu is the most popular guest OS on both public and private clouds, thanks to its security, versatility and continually updated features. Spinning up an Ubuntu instance in your cloud couldn’t be easier and Canonical offers industry-leading support.
Certified public clouds
Ubuntu is certified on a range of popular public clouds, with more being added every day. This ensures that you have the latest, official, secure, and reliable Ubuntu Server image.
We’ve put together answers to your most frequently asked questions about using Ubuntu as a cloud guest.
Your workloads on Ubuntu
The efficiency of a workload is largely determined by the underlying platform and architecture. Ubuntu is the platform of choice for scale-out workloads, but it also offers workload-specific features to boost performance. This blog series gives you valuable insights on workload deployment best practices, important features, moving workloads, scaling in and out, rolling updates and more.
Juju is everywhere Ubuntu is
Juju is the best and quickest way to deploy and scale out your workloads. Whether it's Hadoop, Wordpress, or OpenERP, Juju allows you to get an entire cloud environment up and running in just a few commands, or mouse clicks.
Management and support
The Ubuntu Advantage support service has flexible Ubuntu Guest options. If you build your cloud on Ubuntu, a number of guest instances are supported for free, and this can be upgraded to cover more instances, more hours and higher entitlements. Thanks to Landscape, efficient management of those instances is only a few clicks away.
Ubuntu is the most popular Linux distribution for development and deployment. If your developers already use Ubuntu, moving to the cloud is even easier.