Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktop machines, 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, 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 will be able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you are able to customize its core, or any of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to install the proper software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you can always find find lots of materials on the web related to any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our VPS servers, you'll be able to pick the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have specific requirements with regard to the OS they are set up on, which means that you will be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose whether your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can do everything by using your Internet browser, but the root access is limited; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so that you can install anything freely due to the full root access which you'll be given, but the server management tasks are performed through a console. Our admins can keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services package that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should select one of our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, based on which edition your applications need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't come with a website hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your Internet sites. If you don't want to lose time taking care of the server, you can take full advantage of the Managed Services package, that features numerous tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.