Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and has grown to be among the most well-known Operating Systems available. Learn more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions 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 at least a five-year support life cycle, so you can receive official security and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to modify its core, as well as all of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the perfect software environment for your web applications irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you can always find find a lot of materials online about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
Ubuntu is available with all of our Linux VPS web hosting
and you can buy a VPS running it in less than 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, so you'll be able to pick the one which you need if the software that you wish to run on the server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you'll be able to install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you'll have a web interface and all the needed web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etc. software will be pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You're able to acquire Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server
packages, due to the fact that we offer 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. This way, you are able to pick the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of apps that you need to set up and run and on the system requirements they have about the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control over the software environment. We will set up just the Apache web server software, which means that you will be able to add whatever else you'll need, even when it is not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You can manage everything using a console, yet if you want, you may also install a web hosting Control Panel, as long as it is compatible with Ubuntu. If you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will make sure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a reliable and risk-free server environment.