Linux Support

Managed Service Support

WellData’s Managed Service provides all the day-to-day Linux cover required to maintain your systems at the peak of health. All at a fixed price. For more details see our: Managed Services

This is just part of the list of activities you can expect from our Linux Managed Service:

  • Continuous Monitoring
  • Security Updates
  • Software updates
  • Patch management
  • Minor version upgrades
  • Backup and recovery management.
  • Installation and management of Linux tools to aid support
  • Configuration management
  • Performance monitoring
  • Capacity planning
  • Support for Linux in the Cloud

Systems covered

WellData supports most flavours of Linux, including:

Red Hat Enterprise Linux (RHEL)

  • Amazon Linux
  • Oracle Linux
  • Rocky Linux
  • Alma Linux
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • Debian
  • SUSE
  • Arch

Optional Linux Feature Support

  • Cluster support
    • HA Proxy
    • Slurm
  • Firewall support
    • FirewallD
    • UFW
    • NFTables
    • IPTables

Optional Support Options

  • Databases (MySQL, PostgreSQL, MariaDB, Oracle, SQL Server, MongoDB)
  • Containerization: Docker, Kubernetes
  • Hypervisors: KVM, Oracle OVM
  • Hardware support available through WellData’s partner network.

Optional Middleware Support

  • Web Services
    • Content Management
      • Laravel
      • WordPress
    • Apache
    • NGINX
    • PHP
  • Email servers
    • Postfix
    • Sendmail
  • Storage servers
    • NFS
    • SMB
    • Samba
    • AFP
  • Web proxies
    • Squid
    • NGINX
    • Varnish
  • Communication Platforms:
    • Skype
    • 3X
    • Asterisk
  • LDAP
  • And many more…

Project Services

For larger and more involved areas, WellData can provide you with our Project Services. Most projects are scoped and quoted on a fixed price basis, so that you know precisely the costs from the outset.

  • Consultancy: Linux architectural design, build and deployment
  • Cluster design, build and deployment
  • Major version upgrades
  • Server hardening audits and rectification
  • Middleware build and deployment


Ansible is a lightweight configuration management tool designed to make the deployment and configuration of systems easier, more consistent and streamlined.

WellData Sysadmins recommend the use of Ansible to maintain a client’s systems in a consistent state. This ensures those systems perform more predictably and reliably.


Choosing Linux Distributions

Do you need assistance with choosing the correct proprietary software for your company? Our Linux support services extends to project management, which covers full research and development, and the migration from one Linux system to another. For example if you want to migrate from CentOS 8 to a supported compatible Linux such as Alma, Rocky or Oracle Enterprise Linux.


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We can support your deployment of a LAMP environment built to support Laravel or WordPress.


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