Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is currently one of the most preferred Operating Systems on the market. Find out more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is among the most preferred Linux editions for desktop computers, yet the OS also has a server release, that has been gaining popularity lately. Ubuntu is very fast and supports a wide range of hardware components, so it can work on virtually every server not consuming an excessive amount of resources. The Operating System is considered to be pretty dependable and secure, plus due to its popularity, you'll find various sources online with info about any question or problem that you might have. The Long-Term Support (LTS) versions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, so you are able to get security patches without worrying about softwaretroubles in the long term. Since Ubuntu is free to use, you're able to customize both its core as well as the thousands of additional software packages which you can download and install in any way you see fit, devoid of limitations and without paying any license fees. This way, you'll get a quick, secure and powerful website hosting service and pay just the cost of the server.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu and a lot of resources, you can choose one of our dedicated web hosting plans
and add this OS to your order with just a single click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, according to which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your 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, which means that you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your web sites. In case you don't want to lose time maintaining your server, you can reap the benefits of our Managed Services package, which includes a lot of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The package includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.