Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions out there and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can customize its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the perfect software environment for your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you will always find plenty of materials on the world wide web related to any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS servers and you can obtain a VPS running it in less than sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, which means that you will be able to choose the one that you need if the software that you want to run on the server has particular 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'll have full root access and you'll be able to set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all of the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you should choose one of our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, according to which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you'll be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not contain a hosting Control Panel, and 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 websites. In case you don't want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can use the Managed Services package, that includes a lot of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.