Ubuntu - the Linux Distribution which started out small and is already among the most popular Operating Systems available. Read more about its advantages and disadvantages.
Ubuntu is an extremely popular OS, which uses the Linux kernel. While it is used primarily on PCs, its server version has been gaining in popularity nowadays as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux distributions available and it's compatible with almost any kind of hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. It's also very stable and secure and has an no less than a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to get official protection and performance updates. Unlike a number of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed with no license fees and you are able to customize its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you find fit. This enables you to set up the perfect software environment for all of your web apps regardless of their specifications. Due to the popularity of the OS, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you'll always find find a lot of materials on the web regarding any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Servers
When the applications that you would like to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should opt for one of our dedicated servers and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit edition of the Operating System, based on which edition your apps need in order to work 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'll be able to set up anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server does not include a web hosting Control Panel, therefore you can manage your content from a Secure Shell console, yet if you'd like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to control your sites. In case you don't want to lose time maintaining the hosting server, you can employ our Managed Services package, that features countless tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade comes with routine updates of your Ubuntu Operating System as well.