Ubuntu is one of the most preferred Linux editions for desktop machines, but the OS also has a server version, which has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is really quick and supports numerous hardware components, so it can work on virtually every computer not using too much system resources. The OS is regarded as being very dependable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you will find quite a lot of sources online with info about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you're able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareproblems over time. Since Ubuntu is free to use, you will be able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you see fit, without any restrictions and without any license fees. This way, you will acquire a quick, stable and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
We supply Ubuntu with our Linux VPS hosting services and depending on what system requirements your web apps have, you will be able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit release of the Operating System with only a couple of mouse clicks during the order process. If you obtain your server with no hosting Control Panel, the sole software which will be installed in addition to Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, thus you are able to use a console to access the server and to install a software environment of your liking. If you acquire your server with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll have a web interface with which you will be able to control almost everything as quickly as you control an ordinary shared account and all of the important MySQL, FTP and email server software are pre-installed, yet the root access to the server will be restricted. If you do not have a lot of experience, or in case you do not like to waste time on VPS management procedures, you'll be able to take advantage of our Managed Services upgrade, which features every week Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
When the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you can choose our dedicated web hosting and add this OS to your order with a click. You can choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, based on which release your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a web hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you want, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. If you don't want to lose time controlling your web hosting server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, which includes countless tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The package includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.