Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop OS, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting pretty popular too. The main reason is that the operating system is amazingly light and it'll run on almost any hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all of the Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you will have a safe and stable software environment on your server all of the time. Furthermore, Ubuntu has one of the biggest user communities worldwide, which means that if you experience any difficulty or have any kind of question, you will discover a number of resources on the web. One of the major advantages of this OS is that it comes with a great number of software packages that can be easily changed according to your needs as well as the requirements of the applications which you want to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees at all. In contrast, other OS's are paid and their code is not accessible, thus it cannot be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting packages
, you can choose the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements with regard to the Operating System they're installed on, and you can select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll find everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you are able to do everything through your Internet browser, yet the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you'll be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, however the server management tasks will be performed from a console. Our system administrators can keep track of your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
When the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should select our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, based on which edition your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you can set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't feature a website hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. If you don't want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can use our Managed Services package, which includes lots of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.