Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Though it's used primarily on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to customize its core, and / or any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the perfect software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find lots of materials on the Internet related to any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With any of our Linux VPS web hosting plans, you'll be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements with regard to the Operating System they're set up on, so you are able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose if the VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you're able to make everything through your web browser, however the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you are able to install anything freely because of the full root access that you will be given, but the server management tasks can be done from a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You'll be able to acquire Ubuntu with our dedicated server packages, as we supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. This way, you're able to choose the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of applications that you need to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software environment. We will install only the Apache web server software, therefore you can add everything else you need, even if it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You can manage everything through a console, but if you want, you can also set up a hosting Control Panel, as long as it is compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date on a weekly basis and will make sure that you have the most recent software packages for a reliable and protected server environment.