Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Although it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that 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'll be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the proper software environment for your web applications regardless of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find a lot of materials on the web regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS servers and you can get a VPS running it in less than one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you are able to pick the one that you need if the software that you want to run on the website hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as plenty of resources, you should opt for one of our Linux dedicated service and add this OS to your order with a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your Operating System, according to which release your apps need to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your websites. In case you do not want to lose time supervising your server, you can use our Managed Services package, which includes plenty of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.