Find out about Ubuntu, how this small Linux distro has taken the world by storm and why it’s now so popular.
Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you can get official security and performance updates. Unlike numerous other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you can customize its core, or any of the countless packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This enables you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you can always find find a lot of materials online related to any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
We provide Ubuntu with all of our Linux VPS hosting services
and based on what requirements your web applications have, you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition of the Operating System with just a couple of clicks throughout the registration process. When you order your server with no web hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software that 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 website hosting server and to create a software environment of your liking. If you get your server with our Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will have an online interface with which you'll be able to manage almost everything just as easily as you control a standard shared account and all vital MySQL, FTP and e-mail server software are pre-installed, however the root access to your server will be restricted. When you don't have a lot experience, or if you do not like to waste time on VPS management procedures, you will be able to reap the benefits of our Managed Services upgrade, which features once a week Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the apps that you want to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you should select one of our Linux dedicated hosting services
and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your OS, based on which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you can set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a web hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, but if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your websites. When you do not want to lose time supervising the hosting server, you can take full advantage of our Managed Services package, that includes numerous tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.