Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you can customize its core, and all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to install the right software environment for all your web applications regardless of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find numerous materials on the web about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS hosting service, you'll be able to select the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the OS they are installed on, so you'll be able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will receive everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you can make everything from your Internet browser, but the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu and the Apache server software only, so you'll be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks are done using a console. Our system administrators can watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We supply Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you will be able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with just a click on the order page. We provide two releases, so as to guarantee that the server meets the requirements of the software that you would like to install. The full root accessibility to the server allows you to set up various other software, because the only pre-installed application is the Apache web server. You will be able to access the server safely from a console, yet if you prefer to use an online interface, you can install any kind of Control Panel which can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you want to concentrate your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you can add the Managed Services upgrade and we will handle a variety of tasks for you, among them once a week OS upgrades.