Learn why the Debian Linux distribution is indeed so popular and why a lot of server admins pick it for their servers.
Debian is a Linux release, that is preffered for desktop machines, but it has been gaining in popularity as a server Operating System over the last few years as well. It is very dependable and protected, as fixes are released in just a few days after an issue is discovered. Debian has a vast support community, so if you have any questions or troubles with the OS or with any of the 30,000+ packages it features, you will be able to contact the developers straight away via email using special e-mail lists and receive a response within 15-20 min. The Debian community offers the best level of support possible, as all of your questions will be handled by the same people that made Debian in the first place, so they have a thorough knowledge of how their own system works. Since the Operating System is absolutely free to use and distribute, no license costs will be included with your hosting fees and you'll be able to customize the code files and any other software that you install with no restrictions, to optimize the software environment for your sites. What's more, Debian performs really well on any hardware, because it is light and fast and does not require much memory.
Debian in VPS
You're able to pick the Debian Operating System with each and every virtual private server
package that we provide. 32-bit and 64-bit releases of the OS are among the options that you can find on the order page, which means that you can pick the one that will be more suitable for the software that you'd like to install and run later. A Debian-powered VPS can be set up either without Control Panel or with our in-house made Hepsia Control Panel. In the first case, you'll have more freedom, since you will have full root access and you will be able to take advantage of the advantages and the full functionality provided by Debian. In the second case, the root access is restricted, yet you will be able to manage your website content via a web interface, not a console. If you do not have a lot of time to manage your Debian-powered server, or if you don't have substantial experience, you're able to add the Managed Services upgrade to your plan and our admins will handle the weekly OS updates.
Debian in Dedicated Hosting
With all of our dedicated hosting services
, you will be able to get a hosting powerhouse running Debian without delay. This Operating System is one of the options that you'll get throughout the registration process and you're able to pick the 32-bit or the 64-bit release, depending on what software environment your applications need. In case you need to have full root access, you are able to obtain a server without a Control Panel, so you will have more freedom when it comes to what you can do with the machine using SSH. When you have less experience, however you need Debian for a specific piece of software, you will be able to obtain the server with our Hepsia Control Panel. Although the root access is more limited, you are able to do anything related to your world wide web content with ease using a user-friendly graphical interface. If you add the optional Managed Services bundle to your dedicated server plan, our system administrators will deal with the weekly OS improvements. They will perform some other important tasks for you as well.