Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and is now one of the most popular OSes out there. Learn more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is one of the most preferred Linux distributions for personal computers, however the Operating System also has a server release, which has been gaining popularity nowadays. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports a number of hardware components, so it can work on pretty much any kind of computer without using a lot of system resources. The Operating System is widely known as pretty dependable and secure, plus as a result of 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 five years, so you can get security patches without having to worry about softwareissues over time. Since Ubuntu is free to use, you can modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you see fit, without any restrictions and without having to pay any license fees. This way, you'll get an effective, dependable and powerful website hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Web Hosting
When you need an Ubuntu-powered hosting server, you will be able to get the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the Operating System with each virtual private server
package that we offer and everything will be set up within 60 minutes, which means that you are able to start using your VPS right away. We supply two different versions due to the fact that certain programs have specific requirements in order to work effectively. You will be able to control an Ubuntu-powered VPS in 2 ways - if you order it with our in-house made Hepsia web hosting Control Panel, you'll receive an online interface and all the software that is required for your Internet sites will be pre-installed; while in case you order it without any Control Panel, you'll receive only the Operating System and the Apache web server software, so you'll be able to install other software using Secure Shell. When you decide to add the Managed Services upgrade either throughout the registration process or at any later time, our admins will keep an eye on your server and will update Ubuntu routinely.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You'll be able to get Ubuntu with our dedicated server
plans, because we supply 32-bit and 64-bit versions of this Operating System. This way, you will be able to pick the more appropriate of them, depending on the type of applications that you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have about the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software setting. We'll install only the Apache web server software, which means that you're able to add everything else you'll need, even when it is not related directly to web sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You'll be able to manage everything using a console, however if you want, you can also install a web hosting Control Panel, provided that it supports Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date every week and will make sure that you have the latest software packages for a well-balanced and risk-free server environment.