Ubuntu is among the most preferred Linux releases for desktop computers, but the Operating System also has a server edition, that has been becoming more popular recently. Ubuntu is extremely fast and supports numerous hardware components, so it can work on virtually any kind of server without using an excessive amount of resources. The OS is considered to be very dependable and secure, plus because of its popularity, you will 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 5 years, so you are able to get security patches without having to worry about softwaretroubles in the long term. As Ubuntu is absolutely free to use, you'll be able to modify both its core and the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and set up in any way you see fit, without any restrictions and without having to pay any license fees. This way, you can obtain an effective, secure and powerful web hosting service and pay only the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Hosting
With all of our Linux VPS hosting
, you'll be able to select the Ubuntu OS on the order page. We are aware of the fact that some programs have particular requirements in terms of the OS they can be set up on, and you are able to choose from the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of Ubuntu. In addition, you can choose if your VPS should include the Hepsia Control Panel or with no Control Panel at all. In the first case, you'll have everything you will need pre-installed - MySQL, e-mail server, FTP, etc. software, and you can do everything by using your web browser, but the root access will be limited; while in the second case, you'll receive Ubuntu plus the Apache server software only, so that you'll be able to set up anything freely because of the full root access which you will be given, yet the server management tasks can be performed using a console. Our system administrators will monitor your VPS and update the Ubuntu setup on a weekly basis if you add the optional Managed Services bundle which we offer.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
If the apps that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as plenty of resources, you can select our Linux dedicated web hosting
and add this Operating System to your order with a single click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of the OS, based on which edition your applications need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. As you will 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 would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't contain a website hosting Control Panel, so you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, but if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your web sites. If you do not want to lose time managing your server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, that features lots of tasks done by our admins on your behalf. The package features regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.