Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, which employs 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 available and it's compatible with almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It's also very stable and secure and has an at least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to receive official safety and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, as well as any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This enables you to set up the best software environment for your web applications irrespective of their requirements. Because of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find a lot of materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem which you may have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

We provide Ubuntu with all our VPS servers and depending on what requirements your web applications have, you are able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the OS with just a couple of clicks during the order process. When you obtain your server with no hosting Control Panel, the sole piece of software that will be installed in addition to Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, so you can use a console in order to access the hosting server and to build a software environment of your choice. If you order your server with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll have an online interface with which you can control almost everything just as easily as you manage a regular shared account and all important MySQL, FTP and email server software will be pre-installed, however the root access to your server will be limited. When you don't have a lot of experience, or if you don't like to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you will be able to take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, that includes weekly Ubuntu Operating System upgrades.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the applications that you want to run require Ubuntu and plenty of system resources, you should choose one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a click. You are able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the Operating System, according to which release your applications need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your websites. If you do not want to lose time controlling the web hosting server, you can employ our Managed Services package, which includes many tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade comes with regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.