When ordering hosting services it is not enough only to determine the type of server that is suitable for your need. It is very important to choose an operating system for it. It affects a lot: stability, safety, functionality, the flexibility of settings, ease of administration, etc. It is especially important for VPS. In this article, we will explain why Ubuntu is a great choice!
In order to appreciate all the advantages of this operating system, the conversation should be as comprehensive as possible. Therefore, we need to compare it with its "competitors" on two fronts: Windows and other Linux distributions.
Advantages of Ubuntu over Windows
Microsoft's solution is less popular when installed on any server than the described Linux distribution. There are several reasons for that:
A separate question is why is it worth installing this particular operating system and not some other Unix-like. If we compare it to the most popular Debian and CentOS, Ubuntu has a lot of advantages! We'll describe the main ones:
The list of benefits of this operating system could go on for a long time, but it is important to note that it also has disadvantages. For example, its Linux counterparts are considered to be slightly more stable and safer. And although in most situations, it is great for hosting, it is still better to make a comprehensive assessment of the specific needs of your project and on that basis have to choose the software. We at HostZealot will definitely help you with that!
With us you can not just rent VPS on Ubuntu, but also competent consultations with technical support. We will be happy to answer all your questions and suggest the best solution. Moreover, we have VPS with different versions of operating systems such as Debian, CentOS, FreeBSD and Windows. And in each case, you are provided with a wide range of configurations and flexible pricing plans!