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Ubuntu 18.04 Bionic Beaver Advances Canonical’s Cloud, Kubernetes Strategy

The majority of all public cloud workloads across Amazon, Google, Oracle and Microsoft are Ubuntu workloads,” Mark Shuttleworth, CEO of Canonical and founder of Ubuntu Linux said during a press launch event.

Shuttleworth added that in each release of Ubuntu there are new capabilities that are introduced that create opportunities and efficiencies for public cloud operators and their users. In Ubuntu 18.04, Shuttleworth said that there are multiple performance optimizations, including boot time optimizations that will have a direct impact on cloud operations.