Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux distributions for desktop machines, however the Operating System also has a server version, which has been becoming more popular lately. Ubuntu is very quick and supports various hardware components, so it can run on virtually any machine not using a lot of resources. The Operating System is considered to be pretty dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find various sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, so you'll be able to get security patches without worrying about softwareissues over time. As Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you'll be able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and set up in any way you find fit, with no limitations and without having to pay any license fees. This way, you will obtain a quick, secure and powerful hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS servers and you can get a VPS running it in just one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit editions of the OS are available, so that you'll be able to choose the one that you need when the software that you would like to run on the website hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be installed on it, in which case you will have a world wide web interface and all the required web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etc. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but such a installation is more efficient for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis 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
When the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you should opt for one of our dedicated service and add this OS to your order with a single click. You'll be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the OS, according to which release your applications need to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't come with a website hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. If you don't want to lose time maintaining the web hosting server, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services package, that features countless tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade features routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.