Ubuntu is a really popular OS, that makes use of the Linux kernel. Even though it's used mainly on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux releases you can get and it is compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a five-year support life cycle, so you'll be able to receive official security and performance updates. Unlike lots of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you'll be able to modify its core, and / or any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This will allow you to set up the proper software environment for all of your web applications regardless of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, which means that you will always find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem that you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Web Hosting
You'll be able to obtain Ubuntu with all of our dedicated server packages, since we supply 32-bit and 64-bit releases of this Operating System. Thus, you can select the more appropriate of the two, depending on the type of apps which you wish to set up and run and on the system requirements they have regarding the Operating System. You will have root-level access to the server, which will give you full control of the software setting. We'll set up just the Apache web server software, which means that you are able to add whatever else you may need, even if it is not related directly to websites, such as a VOIP server, for instance. You will be able to manage everything through a console, but if you would like, you can also set up a web hosting Control Panel, provided that it is compatible with Ubuntu. When you order our optional Managed Services bundle, we'll keep your Operating System up-to-date weekly and will make sure that you have the latest software packages for a well-balanced and secure server environment.