Debian is an Operating System which uses the Linux kernel. Though it is usually installed on desktop computers, it's being used on a growing number of web servers as well. The reason is that it's very stable, so a server running it will not have to be restarted for months. Debian is also regarded as being one of the most risk-free Operating Systems to be found, because security patches are released within days after a problem is found. This is possible since thousands of experienced developers are working for the Debian project on a voluntary basis and not only do they work on the OS itself, they also provide 24/7 support by using special e-mail lists and respond in twenty minutes to any kind of question. Thus, you'll get an outstanding level of support directly from the developers who know their own platform in depth, and not from a third-party support team. Debian is also among the Linux distributions with the highest number of packages - more than 30,000. As the Operating System is free to use, you're able to modify both the core as well as any of the packages in any way you see fit. Furthermore, you won't have to pay any kind of license fees.
Debian in Dedicated Hosting
You're able to select the Debian OS for your new dedicated server with a click on our registration page and according to your choice, we will set up the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the OS on your machine, so that the software that you'll install later will work in the optimal way. Choosing a server without Control Panel, you'll get Debian and the Apache web server software and you're able to manage everything using a console. A server that is obtained with our Hepsia Control Panel will feature all of the software that you may need for your Internet sites. Although with the latter option the root access is restricted, you will be able to control the server as if it were a shared website hosting account, so you can take advantage of a dedicated machine even if you do not have previous experience with this kind of website hosting service. If you buy the Managed Services upgrade, we will take care of your server and will update its OS weekly so as to make sure that you have the most current and most safe version.