Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and has grown to be one of the most common Operating Systems out there. Learn more about its pros and cons.
Ubuntu is among the most widespread Linux distributions for personal computers, but the OS also has a server edition, that has been gaining in popularity these days. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a number of hardware components, so it can work on virtually any machine without using an excessive amount of system resources. The Operating System is regarded as being pretty reliable and secure, not to mention that due to its popularity, you will find various sources online with info about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you will be able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareissues in the long run. Because Ubuntu is totally free to use, you'll be able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you find fit, without any limitations and without any license fees. This way, you'll get an effective, dependable and powerful hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
With all of our Linux VPS web hosting packages
, you'll be able to decide on the Ubuntu OS from the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have specific requirements with regard to the Operating System they can be set up on, which means that you can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose whether your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you'll need pre-installed - MySQL, electronic mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you can do everything via your web browser, but the root access will be limited; whereas in the second case, you will receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so you'll be able to install anything freely thanks to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks will be performed from a console. Our sysadmins can keep track of your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You can acquire Ubuntu with our dedicated server
plans, due to the fact that we offer 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. Thus, you'll be able to pick the more appropriate of them, based on the type of applications that you need to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control of the software environment. We will install only the Apache web server software, so you'll be able to add whatever else you may need, even if it's not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You will be able to manage everything from a console, however if you would like, you may also set up a web hosting Control Panel, when it is compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the latest software packages for a reliable and risk-free server environment.