Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official safety and performance updates. Unlike alternative Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you can modify its core, or all of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the proper software environment for all of your web apps whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With any of our VPS servers, you're able to pick the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, so you can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also choose whether your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to make everything by using your web browser, yet the root access is limited; while 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, yet the server management tasks will be done from a console. Our admins can watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You're able to get Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans, due to the fact that we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. Thus, you can pick the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of applications that you would like to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software setting. We'll set up only the Apache web server software, which means that you're able to add whatever else you will need, even when it's not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You're able to manage everything through a console, however if you want, you may also install a hosting Control Panel, provided that it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date weekly and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a reliable and secure server environment.