Find out more on Ubuntu, how this small Linux distro has taken the world by storm and why it’s currently so popular.
Ubuntu is a really popular Operating System, that uses the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on desktop machines, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases available and it's compatible with almost any hardware, that makes it a universal OS. It is also very stable and secure and has an at least a five-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike numerous other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you're able to modify its core, and / or all of the numerous packages it features, in any way you see fit. This enables you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps regardless of their requirements. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has huge developer and user communities, so that you will always find lots of materials on the world wide web regarding any question or problem which you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the applications that you wish to run require Ubuntu as well as lots of system resources, you can opt for one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You'll be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your Operating System, according to which edition your apps need to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. As 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'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, which means that you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you want, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your web sites. If you do not want to lose time maintaining your server, you can employ our Managed Services package, which includes a number of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade features regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.