Ubuntu is one of the most widespread Linux distributions for desktop computers, however the OS also has a server version, that has been gaining in popularity recently. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports various hardware components, so it can function on pretty much any computer without using an excessive amount of resources. The Operating System is regarded as being pretty reliable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you'll find lots of 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 worrying about softwareproblems over time. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you're able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you find fit, with no limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll acquire an effective, stable and powerful web hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
We offer Ubuntu with all our Linux VPS web hosting service and based on what requirements your web apps have, you're able to choose the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the Operating System with only a couple of clicks throughout the order process. When you order your server with no hosting Control Panel, the only piece of software which will be set up in addition to Ubuntu will be the Apache web server software, thus you will be able to use a console in order to access the hosting server and to build a software environment of your choice. If you get your server with our Hepsia website hosting Control Panel, you will have a web interface with which you're able to manage almost everything as easily as you control an ordinary shared account and all of the vital MySQL, FTP and e-mail server software will be pre-installed, but the root access to the server is restricted. In case you don't have much experience, or if you don't plan to waste time on VPS administration procedures, you'll be able to take advantage of the Managed Services upgrade, which features weekly Ubuntu Operating System updates.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you will find on our order page when you want to get one of our Linux dedicated service. We will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, in order to meet the system requirements of the apps that you intend to install on the server. You may also choose the software that will run on your machine, as we will install only the Apache web server software, so the rest can be custom software of your choice. You're able to install the latter without any problems by using a Secure Shell console, as you'll receive root-level access and you will get full control over the server. You can set up a hosting Control Panel too and manage some things via a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things simpler, we also supply a Managed Services upgrade, that, among other things, comes with Operating System upgrades.