Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Although it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been gaining in popularity recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you are able to customize its core, and / or all of the countless packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This enables you to set up the right software environment for your web applications whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you'll always find find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
If you need an Ubuntu-powered server, you're able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the OS with each virtual private server package that we supply and everything is set up within 60 minutes, which means that you can start using your VPS right away. We supply two different versions due to the fact that certain pieces of software have specific requirements to operate effectively. You're able to manage an Ubuntu-powered VPS in two ways - when you order it with our custom Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you will get an online interface and all the software which is required for your Internet sites will be pre-installed; whereas if you order it without any Control Panel, you'll receive just the OS and the Apache web server software, which means that you will be able to set up other software employing Secure Shell. If you choose to add our Managed Services upgrade either during the registration process or at any later time, our admins will keep close track of your server and will upgrade Ubuntu on a regular basis.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you can find on our order page in case you choose to acquire one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, so as to meet the system requirements of the applications which you wish to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will operate on your machine, since we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom-made software that you choose. You will be able to install the latter without any problems employing a Secure Shell console, since you'll get root-level access and you'll have full control over your hosting server. You are free to set up a hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things from a graphical interface, as long as it can function on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with OS upgrades.