Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is now one of the most well-known OSes nowadays. Find out more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is one of the most widely used Linux editions for desktop machines, but the OS also has a server edition, which has been gaining popularity nowadays. Ubuntu is very quick and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can function on pretty much any machine not consuming an excessive amount of system resources. The OS is regarded as being pretty dependable and secure, not to mention that because of its popularity, you'll 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 5 years, so you're able to get security patches without worrying about softwareissues in the long run. As Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you'll be able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and install in any way you find fit, devoid of restrictions and without having to pay any license fees. In this way, you will receive a rapid, secure and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all of our VPS hosting plans
and you can buy a VPS running it in less than 1 hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you are able to select the one that you need if the software that you wish to run on your hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You may also select if your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be set up with no Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you can install anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you'll have an online interface and all necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more limited, but such a setup is more effective for users with less experience. We will also maintain your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis if you add the Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do this throughout the VPS order process or at any later time via your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of resources, you should select our dedicated web hosting plans
and add this OS to your order with a single click. You're able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, based on which edition your applications need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you'll have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to set up anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a web hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. In case you don't want to lose time supervising your web hosting server, you can use our Managed Services package, which includes numerous tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.