Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, that makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to customize its core, and / or any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the proper software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you'll always find find numerous materials online regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We supply Ubuntu with all of our VPS servers and depending on what requirements your web apps have, you will be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with just a few clicks throughout the registration process. When you order your server without a hosting Control Panel, the sole software which will be installed in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, therefore you'll be able to use a console to access the server and to set up a software environment of your liking. If you acquire your server with our Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will have a web interface with which you will be able to manage almost everything just as easily as you control a regular shared account and all of the important MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, yet the root access to the server is limited. When you don't have much experience, or if you do not want to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you are able to take full advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, that features once a week Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You'll be able to get Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server plans, due to the fact that we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. This way, you'll be able to choose the more appropriate of the two, depending on the type of applications which you'd like to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software environment. We will install only the Apache web server software, therefore you're able to add everything else you need, even if it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to manage everything using a console, yet if you want, you may also set up a web hosting Control Panel, on condition that it's compatible with Ubuntu. If you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a reliable and safe server environment.