Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases 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 at least a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you are able to customize its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the best software environment for all of your web apps whatever their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you can always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our VPS web hosting plans
, you can pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, and you are able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, email server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can make everything by using your online browser, yet the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you're able to install anything freely because of the full root access which you'll be given, but the server management tasks can be done using a console. Our sysadmins will keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the optional Managed Services package that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You can acquire Ubuntu with our dedicated server
packages, due to the fact that we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. Thus, you're able to select the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of apps which you would like to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software setting. We'll set up only the Apache web server software, therefore you are able to add whatever else you may need, even if it's not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You can manage everything from a console, but if you would like, you may also install a website hosting Control Panel, provided that it supports Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a stable and protected server environment.