Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Even though it is used mainly on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular these days as well. Ubuntu is among the lightest Linux distributions available and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an at the very least a 5-year support life cycle, so you will be able to get official security and performance updates. Unlike various other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you will be able to modify its core, and / or all of the thousands of packages it features, in any way you find fit. This allows you to set up the perfect software environment for all of your web apps irrespective of their requirements. As a result of the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has vast developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find numerous materials on the Internet regarding any question or problem which you may have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
If the apps that you would like to run require Ubuntu and a lot of system resources, you should choose one of our dedicated servers and add this OS to your order with a click. You are able to choose between the 32-bit and the 64-bit version of your Operating System, according to which release your apps need in order to function properly and to get the most of your server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you will have full control over the software environment on your machine and you will be able to install anything you'd like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not come with a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, yet if you would like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to take care of your websites. If you do not want to lose time managing the web hosting server, you can reap the benefits of the Managed Services package, that includes numerous tasks performed by our admins on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.