Many people know Ubuntu as a great desktop environment, favoured by developers working with leading technologies. In partnership with the client, Ubuntu Server is fast becoming the deployment platform of choice for many application workloads and is a great fit for Big Data scenarios. Perfect for in-house environments and for cloud-based systems, Ubuntu provides the vast scalability and economies of scale that Big Data demands.
Canonical, the commercial backer of Ubuntu, with th help of the Ubuntu Community has optimised a large number of Big Data applications to run on Ubuntu Server, including Hadoop, Cassandra, MongoDB and many more. With new releases of Ubuntu scheduled and delivered every six months, Ubuntu offers all the latest developer tools in this fast-moving market – ensuring we remain the platform of choice for Big Data development. Enterprise class support is available but you only pay for the certification, management and support you need – no purchases are required to use Ubuntu. Check it out today at http://www.ubuntu.com/business/server/overview
Having been an active sponsor of Big Data London and MongoDB events in London for some time, Canonical is pleased to sponsor London Big Data week and bring together people leading the next iteration of data driven business.