An operating system that fulfills all of your needs
Anonymous | TrustRadius Reviewer
January 16, 2020

An operating system that fulfills all of your needs

Score 9 out of 10
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Overall Satisfaction with Ubuntu Linux

All of the thousands of systems (that include dockers, virtual machines and bare-metal servers) that we have in the company currently are powered by Ubuntu OS. This is just our department. If you scale the same to our organization that includes easily a couple of thousands of server machines. A million Ubuntu dockers are spawned every single day. So the business problem that is addressed is that Ubuntu is in the casual market, unlike other Linux distributions. You can easily customize it to meet your needs. It is extremely lightweight and super fast.
  • Super fast!
  • Open-source.
  • It is heavily funded by Amazon, hence Amazon tends to have all user information.
  • Desktop optimizations are required.
  • It is nice to know there will be long term support.
SUSE is a European-based Linux system company, I have used it extensively over a couple of months and it's stable. I have always loved CentOS and for the past 4 years, I have used this OS as my primary workstation OS. You just don't need to reboot the system ever, it just is so so stable. I would definitely recommend this over Ubuntu, however, it is a bit heavier on memory than Ubuntu. So even if you compare all of these guys, I would say Ubuntu is just smoother than all of the above OS, however, stability wise, CentOS wins.
It has huge community support. So basically any error that you get just can search it on Ubuntu Forums and there is definitely someone who has had that error as well. If not, you can always create a ticket there and Reddit has a lot of forums related to the same.

Do you think Ubuntu Linux delivers good value for the price?

Yes

Are you happy with Ubuntu Linux's feature set?

Yes

Did Ubuntu Linux live up to sales and marketing promises?

I wasn't involved with the selection/purchase process

Did implementation of Ubuntu Linux go as expected?

Yes

Would you buy Ubuntu Linux again?

Yes

You can definitely use Ubuntu in the enterprise environment as long as your stuff is open-source, however if you are working on super private stuff then it is definitely not the logical choice to make. If you are planning to use Linux as your desktop environment then there is just no better alternative in terms of speed to Ubuntu in the stable Linux market. So regardless of who you are, it is always a good option.