Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps regardless of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you can always find find a lot of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS servers and you can buy a VPS running it in less than one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you can choose the one that you need when the software that you would like to run on your web hosting server has particular system requirements in this regard. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to set up 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 needed web server, MySQL, FTP, e-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 can also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you can choose our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your OS, depending on which release your apps need in order 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 install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your Internet sites. In case you don't want to lose time taking care of the hosting server, you can employ the Managed Services package, which includes many tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.