Ubuntu 18.04 LTS released with better enterprise support

The Canonical has announced the release of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS, newest stable release of the words most popular open source operating system for desktops, clouds, servers and IoT.

Ubuntu 18.04 LTS brings various improvements like optimized boot time for cloud platforms, availability of Kubeflow - a Google approach for TensorFlow on Kubenetes, the container for legacy workloads with LXD 3.0, improved snap support, Hyper-V optimizations, and minimal installation options.

A preview of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS Desktop
Ubuntu 18.04 LTS – the newest version of the most widely used Linux for workstations, cloud, and IoT, is now available.

“Multi-cloud operations are the new normal,” said Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical and founder of Ubuntu. “Boot-time and performance-optimized images of Ubuntu 18.04 LTS on every major public cloud make it the fastest and most efficient OS for cloud computing, especially for storage and compute-intensive tasks like machine learning.”

Kubeflow, the Google approach to TensorFlow on Kubernetes, and a range of CI/CD tools are integrated into Canonical Kubernetes and aligned with Google GKE for on-premise and on-cloud AI development.

For more information read Ubuntu 18.04 LTS release announcement published in Ubuntu Insights.

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