Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which employs the Linux kernel. While it is used mainly on personal computers, 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, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you're able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike many other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed devoid of license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, or all of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will enable you to set up the best software environment for your web applications regardless of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so you can always find find lots of materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in VPS Servers

With all of our VPS servers, you'll be able to decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be set up on, which means that you're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. You can also select if the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to make everything by using your web browser, however the root access is restricted; while in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, which means that you'll be able to install anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, yet the server management tasks can be performed through a console. Our sysadmins will monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation weekly when you add the additional Managed Services package that we offer.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

You can get Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, considering that we supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this Operating System. In this way, you're able to pick the more appropriate of the two, based on the type of applications which you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software environment. We'll install only the Apache web server software, which means that you will be able to add anything else you may need, even if it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You're able to control everything from a console, but if you want, you may also install a hosting Control Panel, as long as it's compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your OS up-to-date every week and will make sure that you have the latest software packages for a well-balanced and secure server environment.