Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. Though it's used primarily on PCs, its server version has been becoming more popular recently as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases out there and it is compatible with almost any kind of hardware, which makes it a universal OS. In addition, it is 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 a number of other OS's, Ubuntu is distributed without any license fees and you will be able to modify its core, or any of the countless packages it features, in any way you find fit. This will enable you to install the optimal software environment for your web apps irrespective of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, which means that you'll always find find lots of materials online about any question or problem which you might have.

Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers

When the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu as well as a lot of system resources, you can opt for one of our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with just a single click. You're able to select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, based on which edition your apps need to work properly and to get the most of the server hardware. Due to the fact that you will have full root access, you'll have full control over the software environment on the machine and you will be able to install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content through a Secure Shell console, however if you'd like, you can install a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to command your websites. If you don't want to lose time managing your server, you can use the Managed Services package, that includes lots of tasks performed by our sysadmins on your behalf. The upgrade includes routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.