Ubuntu is an exceptionally popular OS, that uses the Linux kernel. While it's used primarily on personal computers, its server version has been becoming more popular lately as well. Ubuntu is one of the lightest Linux releases you can get and it supports almost any hardware, that makes it a universal Operating System. In addition, it is very stable and secure and has an a minimum of a 5-year support life cycle, so you are able to receive official protection and performance updates. Unlike lots of other Operating Systems, Ubuntu is distributed without license fees and you'll be able to customize its core, and any of the countless packages it comes with, in any way you see fit. This will allow you to set up the perfect software environment for your web apps whatever their specifications. As a result of the popularity of the Operating System, Ubuntu has large developer and user communities, so you will always find lots of materials online about any question or problem that you might have.
Ubuntu in Dedicated Hosting
If the apps that you need to run require Ubuntu and lots of system resources, you should opt for one of our Linux dedicated servers hosting packages and add this Operating System to your order with a click. You can select between the 32-bit and the 64-bit release of the Operating System, depending on which edition your apps need 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 can install anything you would like. The Ubuntu-powered server doesn't include a hosting Control Panel, and you can manage your content using a Secure Shell console, yet if you would like, you can set up a third-party Control Panel and use a graphical interface to manage your sites. In case you don't want to lose time managing your web hosting server, you can take advantage of the Managed Services package, that includes many tasks done by our system administrators on your behalf. The upgrade includes regular updates of your Ubuntu OS as well.