Ubuntu is a very popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you are able to modify its core, and all of the thousands of packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to set up the optimal software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find lots of materials online about any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS hosting packages and you can buy a VPS running it in less than 60 minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so that you will be able to select the one which you need when the software that you wish to run on the server has particular system requirements regarding this. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, electronic mail server, etc. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a setup is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You can get Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages, due to the fact that we offer 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. This way, you will be able to choose the more appropriate of these two, depending on the type of apps that you would 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 will provide you with full control over the software setting. We will set up just the Apache web server software, which means that you will be able to add everything else you need, even if it is not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You are able to manage everything using a console, however if you would like, you can also set up a web hosting Control Panel, on condition that it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your OS up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the newest software packages for a well-balanced and protected server environment.