Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This allows you to install the best software environment for your web applications regardless of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find numerous materials on the world wide web about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
If you need an Ubuntu-powered server, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with each and every VPS server plan that we supply and everything will be set up within one hour, therefore you are able to start using the VPS without delay. We supply two different versions due to the fact that certain programs have certain requirements so as to work effectively. You can manage an Ubuntu-powered VPS in two ways - when you order it with our in-house made Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll receive an online interface and all of the software that's required for your web sites will be pre-installed; while if you order it with no Control Panel, you'll get only the OS and the Apache web server software, so you will be able to install additional software using Secure Shell. When you choose to add our Managed Services upgrade either during the registration process or at any later time, our admins will keep an eye on your server and will update Ubuntu regularly.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You are able to obtain Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, considering that we supply 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this OS. In this way, you're able to select the more appropriate of them, based on the type of apps that you want to install and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You'll 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 will be able to add anything else you will need, even if it's not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to control everything using a console, however if you want, you may also install a website hosting Control Panel, when it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your Operating System up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a well-balanced and risk-free server environment.