Canonical provides engineering, online and professional services to Ubuntu partners and customers worldwide. As the company behind the Ubuntu project, Canonical is committed to the production and support of Ubuntu – an ever-popular and fast-growing open-source operating system. It aims to ensure that Ubuntu is available to every organisation and individual on servers, desktops, laptops and netbooks.
Ubuntu is an easy-to-use Linux for desktops and servers based on Debian. The vision for Ubuntu is part social and part economic: free software, available free of charge to everybody on the same terms, and funded through a portfolio of services provided by Canonical.
Azul Zing® is certified with Ubuntu. Zing allows applications deployed on Ubuntu to use more in-memory data without performance penalty, improving scalability and reliability.