Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel. Even though it's used primarily on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular lately as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This allows you to set up the right software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you'll always find find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
When you need an Ubuntu-powered server, you will be able to select 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 right away. We supply two different versions since some programs have specific requirements to work properly. You can control an Ubuntu-powered VPS in two ways - when you order it with our in-house made Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you'll receive a web interface and the software which is necessary for your websites will be pre-installed; whereas if you order it with no Control Panel, you'll receive just the OS and the Apache web server software, which means that you will be able to set up additional software through Secure Shell. When you choose to include our Managed Services upgrade either throughout the signup process or at any later time, our administrators will keep close track of your server and will update Ubuntu routinely.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you will be able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit version with just a click on the order page. We provide two releases, in order to ensure that the hosting server matches the requirements of the software that you'd like to install. The full root accessibility to the server will allow you to install any other software, because the only pre-installed app is the Apache web server. You'll be able to access the server securely from a console, however in case you like better to use a world wide web interface, you can set up any kind of Control Panel that can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you want to concentrate your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you can add the Managed Services upgrade and we'll handle numerous tasks for you, which includes weekly Operating System upgrades.