Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official safety and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, and any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the perfect software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so you can always find find numerous materials on the world wide web about any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our VPS servers, you will be able to decide on the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they're installed on, which means that you will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. Also, you can select if the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to do everything through your online browser, however the root access is limited; whereas in the second case, you will get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you will be able to install anything freely because of the full root access that you will be given, however the server management tasks will be performed from a console. Our sysadmins can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the additional Managed Services package which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu and lots of resources, you should opt for our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of your OS, according to which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a web hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. When you don't want to lose time maintaining the server, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services package, which includes a number of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.