To what does the Debian OS owe its worldwide recognition? What has made it the Linux distribution of choice for a lot of server admins?
Debian is a Linux release, that's preffered for desktop computers, but it's been becoming more popular as a server OS over the last few years too. It's very stable and secure, since fixes are released in just a few days after a problem is discovered. Debian has a large support community, so when you have any kind of questions or problems with the OS or with some of the 30,000+ packages it includes, you are able to contact the developers without delay via email using special e-mail lists and receive a reply in just 15-20 minutes. The Debian community gives you the best level of support possible, as your questions will be handled by the very same people who built Debian in the first place, so they have a thorough knowledge of how their system functions. As the Operating System is 100% free to use and distribute, no license charges will be included with your website hosting fees and you'll be able to change the program code files and any other software which you install without restrictions, so as to optimize the software environment for your web sites. What's more, Debian performs really well on any kind of hardware, because it is light and quick and doesn't need a lot of memory.
Debian in VPS Servers
You can choose the Debian Operating System with each and every VPS server
plan that we supply. 32-bit and 64-bit releases of the OS are among the options that you'll find on the order page, which means that you can select the one that is more suitable for the software that you'd like to set up and run later. A Debian-powered VPS can be set up either with no Control Panel or with our custom-made Hepsia Control Panel. In the first case, you have more freedom, because you will have full root access and you're able to make use of the advantages and the full functionality supplied by Debian. In the second case, the root access will be restricted, however you will be able to manage your online content via a web interface, not a console. If you do not have a lot of time to manage your Debian-powered server, or in case you do not have much experience, you are able to add the Managed Services upgrade to your package and our administrators will take care of the weekly OS updates.
Debian in Dedicated Servers
You'll be able to select the Debian OS for your new dedicated server
with only a single click on our registration page and based on your choice, we'll install the 32-bit or the 64-bit version of the OS on the machine, so that the software that you will install later will perform in the optimal way. Picking a server without any Control Panel, you'll get Debian and the Apache web server software and you'll be able to control everything using a console. A server that is acquired with the Hepsia Control Panel will come with all of the software which you will need for your sites. Even though with the latter option the root access is restricted, you'll be able to control the server as if it were a shared hosting account, so that you can take advantage of a dedicated machine even if you have no previous expertise in this type of website hosting service. If you get our Managed Services upgrade, we will take care of your server and will update its OS every week in order to ensure that you have the most recent and most secure edition.