Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, which makes use of the Linux kernel. While it's used mainly on desktop machines, its server version has been rising in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions you can get and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you're able to modify its core, as well as any of the thousands of packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for your web applications regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so that you'll always find find plenty of materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
You're able to obtain Ubuntu with each of our dedicated server packages, due to the fact that we provide 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. Thus, you are able to select the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of applications which you wish to install and run and on the system requirements they have about the OS. You'll have root-level access to the server, which will provide you with full control over the software setting. We'll install only the Apache web server software, therefore you can add whatever else you will need, even when it's not related directly to sites, such as a VOIP server, for example. You're able to manage everything using a console, however if you want, you may also install a website hosting Control Panel, as long as it's compatible with Ubuntu. In case you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will keep your Operating System up-to-date every week and will make sure that you have the newest software packages for a reliable and secure server environment.