Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, or all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This allows you to install the proper software environment for all of your web apps regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find lots of materials online related to any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS servers and you can purchase a VPS running it in just one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you'll be able to choose the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on your website hosting server has specific system requirements regarding this. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all required web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of installation is more suitable for users with less experience. We can also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the apps that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you should choose one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a website hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, yet if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time taking care of your web hosting server, you can employ the Managed Services package, that features many tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade features routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.