Ubuntu is a widely used desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server version is getting really popular as well. The reason is that the OS is very light and it will function on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which guarantees that you will have a risk-free and stable software environment on your web hosting server at all times. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities globally, so if you experience any problem or have any kind of question, you'll discover a number of resources on the net. Among the basic advantages of this Operating System is the fact that it has thousands of software packages which can be freely changed in accordance with your needs as well as the requirements of the applications which you need to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their program code isn't accessible, therefore it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS web hosting service
and you can obtain a VPS running it in just sixty minutes. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you're able to choose the one that you need if the software that you want to run on your web hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you will 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 a world wide web interface and all needed web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but this type of installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We can also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you should select one of our Linux dedicated service
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the Operating System, according to which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that 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 would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your Internet sites. If you do not want to lose time maintaining your web hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, which includes lots of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.