Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on desktops, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases available and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to modify its core, and any of the numerous packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the perfect software environment for your web apps regardless of their specifications. Because of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, so that you will always find a lot of materials on the Internet about any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers Hosting
You're able to obtain Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server
plans, since we supply 32-bit and 64-bit editions of this Operating System. In this way, you are able to select the more appropriate of these two, depending on the type of applications which you need to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the Operating System. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control of the software environment. We will set up only the Apache web server software, so you are able to add anything else you may need, even if it is not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You can manage everything through a console, however if you would like, you can also set up a website hosting Control Panel, when it's compatible with Ubuntu. If you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we'll maintain your OS up-to-date every week and will ensure that you have the newest software packages for a well-balanced and secure server environment.