Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, that employs the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases out there and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you can get official security and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to customize its core, as well as any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This enables you to set up the perfect software environment for all your web apps whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you will always find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS plans, you'll be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they're set up on, and you are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can choose whether your VPS should feature our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to make everything from your web browser, yet the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as 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 can be done through a console. Our administrators can watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly when you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you need to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you should choose our Linux dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a 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 your server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't come with a web hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. When you don't want to lose time supervising your server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, which includes a lot of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package includes routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.