Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to install the best software environment for all your web applications regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you can always find find numerous materials on the web about any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting service
, you're able to decide on the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements with regard to the OS they're set up on, which means that you'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. Also, you can choose whether the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etc. software, and you are able to do everything by using your web browser, however the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you will be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access that you'll be given, but the server management tasks will be performed through a console. Our administrators will keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the additional Managed Services package that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you should choose our dedicated servers
and add this OS to your order with a click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, based on which edition your applications need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you'll be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a web hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. If you don't want to lose time managing your web hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that features a lot of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.