Ubuntu is a really popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it's used mainly on desktops, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to customize its core, or any of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This allows you to install the best software environment for your web applications whatever their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
With any of our Linux VPS hosting packages, you will be able to select the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the OS they can be installed on, which means that you're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if the VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can make everything from your online browser, yet the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you are able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, yet the server management tasks will be done from a console. Our system administrators can monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You are able to obtain Ubuntu with our dedicated server packages, because we offer 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. In this way, you'll be able to select the more appropriate of these two, depending on the type of applications which you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software environment. We will install only the Apache web server software, which means that you can add whatever else you will need, even if it is not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You're able to manage everything using a console, yet if you want, you may also install a web hosting Control Panel, provided that it's compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your OS up-to-date weekly and will make sure that you have the newest software packages for a reliable and protected server environment.