Ubuntu is a very popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike various other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you are able to modify its core, and / or all of the countless packages it features, in any way you find fit. This enables you to set up the ideal software environment for all your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you will always find numerous materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with our VPS web hosting service and you can buy a VPS running it in less than an hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you are able to pick the one that you need when the software that you would like to run on your website hosting server has specific system requirements in this regard. You may also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed with no Control Panel, in which case you'll have full root access and you can set up anything using a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have a web interface and all needed web server, MySQL, FTP, mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a installation is more suitable for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date regularly if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this during the VPS order process or at any later time using your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You can get Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans, because we provide 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this OS. This way, you are able to select the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of apps that you wish 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 will give you full control over the software setting. We will set up just the Apache web server software, so you're able to add everything else you need, even if it's not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to manage everything using a console, however if you want, you may also set up a website hosting Control Panel, on condition that it's compatible with Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date every week and will make sure that you have the latest software packages for a stable and risk-free server environment.