Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which began small and is currently among the most popular Operating Systems nowadays. Find out more about its benefits and drawbacks.
Ubuntu is a well-liked desktop Operating System, which uses the Linux kernel, but its server edition is getting pretty popular too. The reason is the fact that the OS is extremely light and it'll function on almost any kind of hardware without issues, utilizing its resources to the max. Ubuntu is also pretty reliable and secure and all Long-Term Support (LTS) editions are supported for a minimum of 5 years, which guarantees that you will have a safe and stable software environment on your hosting server all of the time. Also, Ubuntu has one of the largest user communities on the planet, so if you experience any kind of problem or have any question, you will discover lots of resources on the Internet. Among the major advantages of this Operating System is the fact that it features tens of thousands of software packages which can be easily changed in accordance with your needs and / or the needs of the apps that you intend to run, not to mention that you won't have to pay any kind of license fees at all. In comparison, other OS's are paid and their code isn't accessible, which means that it cannot be changed.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the applications that you need to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of resources, you should select one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages
and add this OS to your order with a click. You will be able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of your OS, according to which edition your applications need in order to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Since you'll have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on the machine and you'll be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not feature a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, however if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your websites. In case you don't want to lose time controlling your hosting server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, that features a lot of tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The package features routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.