Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the optimal software environment for your web applications whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you can always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all our VPS servers and you can buy a VPS running it in just 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you will be able to select the one which you need when the software that you would like to run on the web hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select whether 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 install anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have an online interface and all of the required web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more effective 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 via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you can select one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a single click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the OS, based on which release your apps need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will 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 doesn't feature a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. When you do not want to lose time supervising your server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that features lots of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.