Ubuntu is one of the most popular Linux versions for desktop machines, yet the OS also has a server release, which has been gaining popularity nowadays. Ubuntu is very fast and supports various hardware components, so it can work on virtually any server without using too much system resources. The OS is widely known as pretty dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will find many different sources online with information about any question or problem that you may have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for at least five years, so you'll be able to get security patches without having to worry about softwareissues over time. Because Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you are able to customize both its core and the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and set up in any way you find fit, with no restrictions and without paying any license fees. In this way, you will get a rapid, dependable and powerful hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
With all of our Linux VPS servers
, you are able to pick the Ubuntu Operating System on the order page. We recognize the fact that some programs have certain requirements with regard to the Operating System they're set up on, so you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of Ubuntu. Also, you can select if the VPS should come with our Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll receive everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etcetera. software, and you'll be able to do everything from your online browser, however the root access will be restricted; while in the second case, you will get Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you'll be able to set up anything freely due to the full root access which you will be given, but the server management tasks will be done from a console. Our administrators will monitor your VPS and upgrade the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services bundle that we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
Ubuntu is one of the OS options that you'll find on our order page when you choose to obtain one of our dedicated servers
. We will install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version, to meet the system requirements of the applications which you want to install on the server. You may also choose the software which will run on your machine, because we will install only the Apache web server software, so all else can be tailor-made software that you choose. You'll be able to install the latter without problems through a Secure Shell console, since you will get root-level access and you'll get full control of the server. You are free to set up a website hosting Control Panel too and manage some things using a graphical interface, as long as it can work on an Ubuntu-driven machine. To make things easier for you, we also provide a Managed Services upgrade, which, among other things, comes with OS updates.