Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started small and is now one of the most preferred Operating Systems in existence. Learn more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is among the most popular Linux editions for personal computers, however the Operating System also has a server edition, which has been becoming more popular these days. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can function on virtually every computer not using an excessive amount of resources. The Operating System is widely known as really reliable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find a number of sources online with information about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, so you're able to get security patches without worrying about softwaretroubles in the long term. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is free to use, you will be able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you see fit, without any limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll receive a rapid, secure and powerful web hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We supply Ubuntu with all of our VPS web hosting plans
and depending on what system requirements your web applications have, you can pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the Operating System with only a couple of clicks throughout the registration process. When you order your server devoid of web hosting Control Panel, the only software which will be set up in addition to Ubuntu is the Apache web server software, therefore you can use a console to access the server and to set up a software environment that you choose. When you order your server with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel, you will have an online interface with which you are able to manage almost everything as quickly as you manage an ordinary shared account and all essential MySQL, FTP and email server software are pre-installed, but the root access to your server will be restricted. In case you don't have much experience, or if you don't want to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you can take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which includes weekly Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You are able to acquire Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server
packages, since we supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. This way, you are able to choose the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of apps that you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control of the software environment. We will set up only the Apache web server software, therefore you can add whatever else you need, even when it's not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You can manage everything through a console, but if you want, you can also set up a website hosting Control Panel, on condition that it is compatible with Ubuntu. If you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your Operating System up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the most recent software packages for a reliable and protected server environment.