Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel, but its server release is getting really popular too. The reason is that the OS is extremely light and it will run on almost any hardware with no issues, utilizing its resources to the maximum. Ubuntu is also very reliable and secure and all the Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for at least 5 years, which warrants that you will have a safe and dependable software environment on your web hosting server all the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities around the world, so if you experience any problem or have any question, you will find lots of resources online. One of the basic benefits of this Operating System is the fact that it features a large number of software packages that can be freely customized in accordance with your needs as well as the requirements of the applications which you'd like to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any license fees any time. In contrast, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, thus it can't be changed.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
With any of our Linux VPS web hosting packages
, you can choose the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements in terms of the Operating System they can be set up on, so you can select from the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. You can also choose whether your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can do everything through your online browser, but the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, so that you can set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks are done from a console. Our administrators can monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the additional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is among the Operating System options that you'll find on our order page in case you want to get 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 apps that you want to set up on the server. You may also select the software that will run on your machine, as we will set up only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be tailor-made software that you choose. You are able to set up the latter without problems employing a Secure Shell console, since you'll have root-level access and you'll have full control of the hosting server. You are free to install a website hosting Control Panel too and control 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, that, among other things, comes with Operating System updates.