Ubuntu is among the most widely used Linux editions for personal computers, but the OS also has a server edition, which has been gaining popularity lately. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can work on virtually any kind of server without using too much system resources. The OS is widely known as really reliable and secure, not to mention that as a result of its popularity, you'll find a number of sources online with info 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 having to worry about softwareproblems in the long run. Due to the fact that Ubuntu is free to use, you will be able to modify both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages that you can download and set up in any way you see fit, with no limitations and without having to pay any license fees. In this way, you can obtain an effective, secure and powerful web hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in VPS Servers
Ubuntu is available with all our VPS servers and you can purchase a VPS running it in less than one hour. 32-bit and 64-bit versions of the OS are available, which means that you can pick the one that you need when the software that you wish to run on the hosting server has particular system requirements regarding this. You can also select whether your Ubuntu-powered VPS should be installed without a Control Panel, in which case you will have full root access and you will be able to set up anything through a console; or if the Hepsia Control Panel should be set up on it, in which case you will have an online interface and all of the necessary web server, MySQL, FTP, e-mail server, etcetera. software is pre-installed. The root access in the second case will be more restricted, but this type of installation is more suitable for users with less experience. We will also keep your Ubuntu up-to-date on a regular basis when you add our Managed Services upgrade. You will be able to do so throughout the VPS order process or at any later time from your billing Control Panel.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
We offer Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages and if you need this OS, you will be able to select the 32-bit or the 64-bit edition with just a click on the order page. We offer two editions, in order to make sure that the hosting server matches the requirements of the software that you want to install. The full root access to the server will enable you to install various other software, as the only pre-installed app will be the Apache web server. You're able to access the server safely using a console, yet in case you would like to use a world wide web interface, you can install any kind of Control Panel that can run on an Ubuntu-powered machine. If you need to focus your efforts on the content and not on server maintenance tasks, you're able to add our Managed Services upgrade and we'll handle numerous tasks for you, among them regular Operating System updates.