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Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS

Canonical
Ubuntu Pro is providing additional coverage for production environments running in the cloud.
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Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS

Canonical

Ubuntu Pro is providing additional coverage for production environments running in the cloud.

Looking for additional security and compliance for your Linux production environment?


Ubuntu Pro for Azure is a premium image designed by Canonical optimized for production environments running on Azure. It includes security and compliance services, enabled by default, in a form suitable for small to large-scale Linux enterprise operations — with no contract needed.

Why developers and devops choose Ubuntu Pro for Azure

  • Production ready: Ubuntu is the leading Linux in the public cloud with > 50% of Linux workloads
  • Developer friendly: Ubuntu is the #1 Linux for developers offering the latest library and tools to innovate with the latest technologies
  • Built for compliant and regulated environments: FedRAMP, HIPAA, PCI, GDPR or ISO
  • Widest Open Source Security coverage: security patching of major open source workloads for production use
  • Non-stop security: Canonical publishes images on a daily basis, ensuring security is built-in from the moment an instance launches
  • Optimised performance: optimized kernel, with improved boot speed, outstanding runtime performance and advanced device support.
  • Portability: Ubuntu Pro is available in all regions with content mirrors to avoid the need to go across regions or out to the Internet for updates
  • No contract needed: pay per hour

Key features

  • Ubuntu 16.04 LTS, optimised for Azure
  • Automatic security updates applied to 28,000+ packages including Apache Kafka, NGINX, MongoDB, Redis and PostgreSQL
  • FIPS 140-2 certified modules
  • CIS hardened Ubuntu with CIS automation tooling to establish a security baseline across all your systems
  • Common Criteria (CC) EAL2 provisioning packages
  • DISA STIG hardening profiles
  • 8-year lifetime support: Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS provides extended maintenance through 2024

Pricing

Per-core pricing starts at $0.01/core/hour, decreasing based on the number of cores in your instance.
InstanceAzure Infra hourly costUbuntu Pro hourly costTotal cost
DS11V2 $0.185$0.022 $0.207
D2SV3 $0.11 $0.022 $0.132
D4SV3$0.22$0.04$0.26
E2SV3$0.146$0.022$0.168
DS1$0.077$0.01$0.087
DS2$0.154$0.022$0.176
Private offerings are available for large volumes and specific support requirements.
To get the most out of Ubuntu Pro consult our specialists on +1 737 2040291.
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