In this Episode «The Digitizer» welcomes Aaron Whitehouse, Strategic Alliances Director for Azure at Canonical, the company behind Ubuntu. Ubuntu is used everywhere from start-ups to Fortune 500 companies. Ubuntu powers more than 70% of Linux workloads on Azure and is the foundation for Azure offerings like the Azure Kubernetes Service and Databricks. Beyond the operating system, Canonical delivers and lifecycle manages leading open source applications such as Kafka, Cassandra, Prometheus and Elasticsearch.
Aaron joins Philippe to discuss the magic behind Ubuntu, how the open source world has changed over the last 15 years and why companies are increasingly purchasing Canonical’s commercial offerings such as Ubuntu Pro.