Ubuntu is a preferred desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, and its server version is getting pretty popular too. The reason is the fact that the OS is amazingly light and it can run on almost any kind of hardware without any issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which guarantees that you should have a risk-free and dependable software environment on your website hosting server all of the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities around the world, which means that if you experience any difficulty or have any question, you will find lots of resources online. Among the main advantages of this Operating System is that it features a large number of software packages which can be freely modified according to your needs and the requirements of the applications which you intend to run, not to mention that you will not have to pay any license fees at any time. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their program code is not accessible, which means that it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
With all of our VPS hosting, you're able to select the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We are aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the Operating System they can be set up on, and you're able to select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select whether your VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you're able to make everything via your Internet browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you'll get Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so you're able to install anything freely due to the full root access that you will be given, but the server management tasks are performed from a console. Our sysadmins will monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services package which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
When the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you should opt for our dedicated web hosting and add this OS to your order with a click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't contain a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. If you do not want to lose time managing your server, you can employ our Managed Services package, that features plenty of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package includes regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.