Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that employs the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you are able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the right software environment for your web apps irrespective of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS packages and you can acquire a VPS running it in just one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you'll be able to pick the one that you need when the software that you want to run on your server has specific system requirements in this regard. You can also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed 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 installed on it, in which case you'll have a world wide web interface and all necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etcetera. 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 on a regular basis when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so during the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
You're able to get Ubuntu with our dedicated server packages, as we offer 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. This way, you can select the more appropriate of the two, depending on the type of applications that you'd like to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which gives you full control of the software setting. We'll set up just the Apache web server software, therefore you'll be able to add anything else you need, even when it is not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You are able to control everything from a console, but if you want, you can also install a website hosting Control Panel, as long as it's compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your Operating System up-to-date on a weekly basis and will ensure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a reliable and secure server environment.