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Independent Analyst and Advisory Consultant at Server StorageIO - www.storageio.com
Jul 17 2017

What do you think of Ubuntu Linux?

Valuable Features It's a free and open source software-defined storage (SDS) that runs on various platforms such as Ubuntu, CentOS, RHEL, IBM Z, among others. It can be used for a bulk object including as an alternative to OpenStack Swift, Swiftstack, and others. Can also be configured for the block as well as the file. • Improvements to My Organization Hmmmm…….Good question. • Room for Improvement Ease of use, ease of management, ease of deployment, ease of troubleshooting, resiliency, automation, and performance. • Use of Solution I have used various versions of Ceph off and on at different times, going back several years. • Stability Issues Yes, on the other hand, deploy in a controlled environment, stay within the “box”, and it works well. • Scalability...
Real User
Senior Consultant IT Infrastructure at a tech consulting company with 51-200 employees
Sep 19 2016

What is most valuable?

Although Ubuntu is based on Debian Linux, it ships with (more or less) current software. In addition, there a are a lot of community-based repositories which can easily be added. Since Ubuntu provides LTS releases with 5 years of support, you... more»

How has it helped my organization?

Ubuntu powers many servers in most of the companies I worked for. Maintaining them was - in most cases - easy and painless.

What needs improvement?

The rpm-based distributions (such as Suse, Red Hat, CentOS, Fedora) ship with support for awesome system management software (Spacewalk, just to name one example). Ubuntu often provides *some* support for these tools, but it is very rarely... more»
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Real User
System Engineer
Mar 08 2018

What is most valuable?

Each server has been installed to serve as a solution for a service needed. LAMP seems to be the most used package over all.

How has it helped my organization?

With Web services, many DevOps require different configurations that could cause problems with each project's needs. We are able to supply a cheap, stable server that can cover the DevOps team, using standards we can apply very easily. RTO with the use of templating support for VMware for fast deployment of recovery or new systems, with the least amount work... more»
Consultant
Senior Technical Consultant at a tech services company with 51-200 employees
Jun 29 2017

What is most valuable?

The package manager is easy to use & the OS supports a lot of hardware that enabled us to bring back to life old equipment and do more with less. Its ability to manage thousands of servers seamlessly using Landscape reduces the TCO by a... more»

How has it helped my organization?

We have developed an internal Document Management System around Ubuntu and MySQL, which came at no extra cost and our efficiency has improved dramatically. We now scan and save all our documents and correspondence.

What needs improvement?

As a product, I can't think of anything much because we are yet to fully utilize the product and it has met all our expectations. The technical training is the one that needs to be updated regularly and also engagement of more technical... more»
Real User
Senior Developer at a tech services company with 5,001-10,000 employees
Jun 27 2017

What is most valuable?

I like it that Ubuntu is actually free and was one of the first with a decent hardware recognition during installation. It is still free, where some other distributions are no longer free and with a large and active community. A large... more»

How has it helped my organization?

I have used it professionally on some occasions but mainly to maintain the home network. Long Time Support has helped me to prevent regular updates on stable servers.

What needs improvement?

The Linux for desktop marketing could be improved but that is not only for Canonical/Ubuntu an issue. How could these areas be improved? All parties (commercial, idealogical and non-commercial (I.e. the rest)) together could be a force to... more»
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