Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the perfect software environment for all your web applications whatever their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you can always find find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS hosting plans
and you can acquire a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you can choose the one which you need if the software that you would like to run on your server has specific system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no 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 will have an online interface and all the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a installation is more suitable for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu and plenty of resources, you should select one of our dedicated web hosting plans
and add this OS to your order with just a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS, according to which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't contain a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time supervising your server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, which includes lots of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.