Questions about: lts

What are the differences between an Ubuntu Long Term Support release (LTS) and a normal release? There is a new release every 6 months (in April and October), with the version number being year. month (e. g
I stumbled upon this thread whilst googling "ubuntu server stability issues" - searching for answers to my own concerns regarding the stability of Ubuntu server. I have to admit that I'm a long term Ubuntu fan, particularly on the desktop (Since Bree