Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and has grown to be among the most common Operating Systems out there. Learn more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is among the most preferred Linux editions for desktop machines, but the Operating System also has a server release, which has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can function on pretty much any server not using an excessive amount of system resources. The OS is regarded as being pretty reliable and secure, not to mention that due to its popularity, you'll find a number of 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 five years, so you will be able to get security patches without having to worry about softwaretroubles in the long term. As Ubuntu is totally free to use, you'll be able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install 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 just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting services
, you're able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have certain requirements in terms of the Operating System they're installed on, which means that you can choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. You can also choose if your VPS should come with the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you will get everything you need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you can make everything from your web browser, yet the root access is limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you're able to install anything freely because of the full root access that you'll be given, yet the server management tasks are done using a console. Our admins can watch your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis when you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
Ubuntu is one of the Operating System options that you can find on our order page in case you want to acquire one of our dedicated hosting services
. We'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition, to match the system requirements of the apps that you would like to install on the server. You can also select the software which will operate on your machine, due to the fact that we will set up only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software that you choose. You will be able to set up the latter without problems employing a Secure Shell console, as you will have root-level access and you'll get full control of your server. You are free to install a hosting Control Panel as well and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with Operating System upgrades.