Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the proper software environment for all your web applications whatever their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find plenty of materials on the web related to any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS web hosting service and you can buy a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you're able to pick the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on the server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you will have a web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more effective for users with less experience. We can also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time through your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of resources, you should opt for our dedicated service and add this OS to your order with a click. You're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, based on which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll 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 come with a hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from 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 websites. When you don't want to lose time controlling your server, you can use our Managed Services package, that features many tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.