Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike alternative OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you are able to modify its core, and all of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This enables you to set up the optimal software environment for all your web applications irrespective of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find lots of materials on the Internet related to any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
If you need an Ubuntu-powered hosting server, you'll be able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the OS with each and every virtual private server plan that we provide and everything is set up within 1 hour, which means that you are able to start using your VPS without delay. We supply two separate versions due to the fact that some pieces of software have particular requirements so as to work effectively. You'll be able to manage an Ubuntu-powered VPS in 2 ways - if you order it with our in-house built Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will receive a web interface and all of the software which is needed for your web sites will be pre-installed; while when you order it devoid of Control Panel, you'll get just the OS and the Apache web server software, so that you're able to set up additional software employing Secure Shell. If you choose to add the Managed Services upgrade either during the signup process or at any later time, our administrators will keep close track of your server and will upgrade Ubuntu on a regular basis.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
We supply Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans and if you need this Operating System, you are able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit release with just a click on the order page. We offer two releases, so as to ensure that the hosting server meets the requirements of the software that you would like to set up. The full root accessibility to your server will enable you to set up any other software, since the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You're able to access the server securely from a console, but in case you like better to use an online interface, you are free to set up any kind of Control Panel that can function on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to focus your efforts on your content and not on server management tasks, you are able to add the Managed Services upgrade and we will take care of various tasks for you, among them weekly OS upgrades.