Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux versions for desktop machines, but the OS also has a server edition, which has been gaining popularity recently. Ubuntu is very quick and supports multiple hardware components, so it can run on pretty much any server not using an excessive amount of system resources. The OS is widely known as really dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find lots 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 are able to get security patches without worrying about softwareissues in the long term. As Ubuntu is free to use, you'll be able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and set up in any way you find fit, with no restrictions and without having to pay any license fees. This way, you can acquire a fast, stable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
With any of our Linux VPS hosting packages, you'll be able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System from the order page. We're aware of the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements in terms of the OS they are set up on, which means that you will be able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. You can also select whether the VPS should include our Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll get everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you can make everything by using your Internet browser, but the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you will get Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so you'll be able to set up anything freely due to the full root access that you'll be given, however the server management tasks can be performed through a console. Our system administrators will keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you can opt for one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the OS, according to which edition your apps need in order to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not contain a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, however if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your web sites. If you don't want to lose time managing the hosting server, you can employ the Managed Services package, that features a number of tasks performed by our system administrators on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.