Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux versions for desktop computers, however the OS also has a server edition, which has been becoming more popular nowadays. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a variety of hardware components, so it can work on pretty much any kind of computer without consuming an excessive amount of resources. The Operating System is regarded as being very reliable and secure, plus due to its popularity, you will find quite a lot of sources online with info 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 are able to get security patches without worrying about softwareissues over time. Since Ubuntu is absolutely 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 see fit, without any restrictions and without paying any license fees. This way, you will acquire a rapid, dependable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our VPS hosting plans, you'll be able to choose the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We recognize the fact that some pieces of software have certain requirements in terms of the OS they're installed on, and you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. In addition, you can select if your VPS should feature the Hepsia Control Panel or no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll find everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you're able to do everything from your Internet browser, but the root access is restricted; whereas in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu as well as the Apache server software only, which means that you are able to set up anything freely thanks to the full root access which you'll be given, but the server management tasks can be done using a console. Our system administrators will watch your VPS and update the Ubuntu installation weekly if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as plenty of system resources, you should choose one of our dedicated web hosting plans and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You will be able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS, according to which release your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your web sites. When you do not want to lose time supervising your hosting server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, which includes plenty of tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.