Linux on Azure

Native Linux interface for each workload Azure supports common Linux distributions, including Red Hat, SUSE, Ubuntu, CentOS, Debian, Oracle Linux and Flatcar Linux.
Build your own Linux VMs, deploy and run containers on Kubernetes or choose from hundreds of pre-configured Linux images and workloads available in the Azure Marketplace.
To run non-recommended Linux distributions on Azure, simply submit your preferred Linux OS image.
Cloud for Linux distributions
Asure
Security Center

Simplify security operations and respond to threats faster with Azure Sentinel

It is an AI-powered information security and security event management (SIEM) service.

Ensure proper identity management for Linux and Windows

workloads with Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).

Ensure proper identity management for Linux and Windows

workloads with Role Based Access Control (RBAC) and Azure Active Directory (Azure AD).

Simplification of fully managed environments
  • Minimize planned and unplanned downtime and ensure business continuity with Azure Site Recovery.
  • Azure Monitor will provide complete control over applications, cloud infrastructure and network.
  • Minimize planned and unplanned downtime and ensure business continuity with Azure Site Recovery.
  • Azure Monitor will provide complete control over applications, cloud infrastructure and network.
Innovate by taking advantage of the unique capabilities
of hybrid environments
  • Apply containers to your Red Hat hybrid workloads with Azure Red Hat OpenShift.
  • Achieve high throughput and low latency for all recommended Linux distributions with best-in-class InfiniBand networks.
  • Apply containers to your Red Hat hybrid workloads with Azure Red Hat OpenShift.
  • Achieve high throughput and low latency for all recommended Linux distributions with best-in-class InfiniBand networks.

More cloud resources with less costs

  • Save up to 72% over Pay-as-you-go for Linux on Azure. Reduce your upfront amounts using the free monthly payment option.
  • Reserve resources well in advance to plan for further successful development. You can book one or three years to make budgeting easier.
  • Migrate your existing subscription and licenses to Azure and run Linux workloads in the cloud with the Azure Hybrid Benefit.

Learn more about Linux products and services on Azure

Accelerate innovation and digital transformation with Red Hat Linux solutions on Azure.
Take advantage of the high-performance solutions that power SUSE Linux on Azure.
Use the Elastic Stack (Elastic, Logstash, and Kibana) for real-time search, analysis, and visualization.
Automate solution delivery and software operation with Tanzu Application Service (formerly Pivotal Cloud Foundry).
Get more insight from your data by deploying Cloudera to Azure.
Easily discover, evaluate, and migrate on-premises VMs to Azure.
Provision Windows and Linux virtual machines in seconds.