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Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS

By: Amazon Web Services Latest Version: v20230912

Product Overview

Ubuntu Pro is a cross-cloud operating system optimized for AWS with 10 years of security maintenance. With Ubuntu Pro, you can enjoy security coverage not only for the OS but also for its 3rd party open source repositories, while adding additional features such as kernel live patching and automated hardening scripts. These unique features of Ubuntu Pro, allow teams to freely consume open source software while meeting their internal security, governance, and compliance requirements.

Ubuntu Pro remains fully-compatible with Ubuntu Server 16.04 LTS, adding additional security, enabled by default, as well as compliance and management tools in a form suitable for small to large-scale Linux operations.

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Why developers and devops choose Ubuntu Pro for AWS:

  • Access to security updates for 23,000+ packages including popular applications such as Apache Kafka, NGINX, MongoDB, Redis and PostgreSQL
  • Security hardening and audit tools (CIS) for establishing a security baseline across your systems
  • FIPS 140-2 certified modules and Common Criteria (CC) EAL2 provisioning packages
  • Kernel Livepatch: critical and high security kernel CVE patches automatically applied at run-time, without the need for an immediate reboot, enabled by default on Ubuntu Pro.
  • 10-year security maintenance: Ubuntu Pro 16.04 LTS provides security maintenance until April 2026
  • Optimized performance: optimized kernel, with improved boot speed, outstanding runtime performance and advanced device support
  • Production ready: Ubuntu is the leading Linux in the cloud with over 50% of Linux workloads
  • Developer friendly: Ubuntu is tone of the leadinge Linux for developers, offering the broadest library and tools to innovate with the latest technologies and security coverage.
  • Non-stop security: Canonical publishes updated images daily, ensuring security is built-in from the moment an instance launches
  • Consistent experience across platforms: from edge to multi-cloud, Ubuntu provides the same experience regardless of the platform, ensuring consistency of your CI/CD pipelines and management mechanisms.



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Linux/Unix, Ubuntu 16.04

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  • Amazon Machine Image

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