Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you will be able to customize its core, or all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to install the proper software environment for all of your web apps whatever their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you can always find find lots of materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all our VPS hosting packages and you can buy a VPS running it in just an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you'll be able to choose the one which you need if the software that you would like to run on your hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can install anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all of the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etcetera. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu and a lot of system resources, you should select our Linux dedicated web hosting and add this OS to your order with a click. You're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, according to which release your apps need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Since you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you'll be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't feature a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your web sites. In case you do not want to lose time managing your server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, which includes a lot of tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.