Scale out with Ubuntu Server
Ubuntu Server brings economic and technical scalability to your datacentre, public or private. Whether you want to deploy an OpenStack cloud, a Kubernetes cluster or a 50,000-node render farm, Ubuntu Server delivers the best value scale-out performance available.
What's new in Ubuntu Server 22.04 LTS
- Supported by Canonical for 10 years until 2032
- Cloud images for AWS, Azure and GCP with hardening, compliance programmes, Kernel Livepatch and more with Ubuntu Pro
- Kafka, Grafana and Loki joined the growing portfolio of trusted OCI images, Ubuntu-based and maintained by Canonical
- OpenSSL 3.0 for modern, general-purpose cryptography and secure communication
- Native host and guest drivers for NVIDIA virtual GPU (vGPU) software 14
- Network acceleration improvements with SmartNIC support in Netplan
- General support for GlusterFS, FRRouting and realmd/adcli under the Ubuntu main component
- Runs on all major architectures: x86-64, ARM v7, ARM64, POWER9/POWER10, IBM zSystems and LinuxONE (s390x) and RISC-V
- The latest long-term Linux 5.15 kernel for the recent hardware and security updates
- Updates to QEMU (v6.2), libvirt (v8.0), PHP (v8.1), Ruby (v3.0), GCC (V11.2), Python (v3.10.1), MySQL (v8.0.28), OpenLDAP (v.2.5.11), Samba 4.15.5
Performance and versatility
Agile, secure, deploy-anywhere technology for fast-moving companies
It doesn't matter whether you want to deploy a NoSQL database, web farm or cloud. Certified by leading hardware OEMs and with comprehensive deployment tools, so you can get the most from your infrastructure.
Our regular release cycle means access to the latest and most performant open source. A lean initial installation along with integrated deployment and application modelling technologies make Ubuntu Server a great solution for simple deployment and management at scale.
A release schedule you can depend on
Stay up-to-date with regular updates and upgrades
Long-term support (LTS) releases of Ubuntu Server receive standard security updates for around 2,500 packages in the Ubuntu Main repository for five years by default. Every six months, interim releases bring new features, while hardware enablement updates add support for the latest machines to all supported LTS releases. All Ubuntu Advantage for Infrastructure subscriptions include Extended Security Maintenance (ESM) increasing the support life-cycle to up to 10 years.
Ubuntu Pro subscriptions expands security maintenance to over 30,000 packages for 10 years and provides optional, enteprise-grade phone and ticket support by Canonical.
|Released||End of Life||Extended security maintenance|
|Ubuntu 22.04 LTS||April 2022||April 2027|
|Ubuntu 21.10||October 2021||July 2022|
|Ubuntu 21.04||April 2021||January 2022|
|Ubuntu 20.10||October 2020||July 2021|
|Ubuntu 20.04 LTS||April 2020||April 2025||April 2030|
|Ubuntu 19.10||October 2019||July 2020|
|Ubuntu 19.04||April 2019||January 2020|
|Ubuntu 18.10||October 2018||July 2019|
|Ubuntu 18.04 LTS||April 2018||April 2023||April 2028|
|Ubuntu 16.04 LTS||April 2016||April 2021||April 2024|
|Ubuntu 14.04 LTS||April 2014||April 2019||April 2022|
|Ubuntu 12.04 LTS||April 2012||April 2017||April 2019|
|Ubuntu 10.04 LTS||April 2010||April 2015|
Infrastructure and applications foundation
From public clouds to data centres to devices
Ubuntu is the most popular guest operating system on public clouds, the foundation for private cloud implementation and the platform of choice of developers according to the 2020 HackerEarth Developer Survey.
Ubuntu Pro offers a single, per-node packaging of the most comprehensive software, hardening and security in the industry. With the Base OS, OpenStack, Kubernetes and Applications security maintanance included, Ubuntu Pro delivers everything you need to future-proof your data centre.
Furthermore, you can add support for the Base OS, Infrastructure and Applications.
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