Ubuntu is a very popular OS, which employs the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been rising in popularity lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike many other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you can modify its core, or any of the numerous packages it contains, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to set up the proper software environment for all your web apps irrespective of their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you will always find lots of materials online regarding any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
You're able to obtain Ubuntu with our dedicated server plans, due to the fact that we supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this OS. In this way, you can pick the more appropriate of these two, based on the type of applications that you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the OS. You will have root-level access to the server, which provides you with full control of the software setting. We will set up just the Apache web server software, so you will be able to add everything else you will need, even when it's not related directly to Internet sites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You're able to manage everything from a console, yet if you would like, you may also install a web hosting Control Panel, provided that it's compatible with Ubuntu. When you order the optional Managed Services bundle, we will maintain your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will ensure that you have the most up-to-date software packages for a well-balanced and protected server environment.