A virtual or a dedicated hosting server is a standalone machine, that has its own Os and always keeping the latter up-to-date is an essential, although underrated task. Not simply can an update enhance the functionality of your websites, but it can also save you a great deal of issues later on. An update may be released for many different reasons, the most frequent being to fix newly discovered security holes, which may permit third-party people to access and modify the content you have on the server. You might also see an improved performance of your web programs because updates may also be released for better compatibility between the Operating System and the configuration it operates on so as to get the most out of the hardware. Additionally, if you keep your apps up-to-date, they might also need a later OS version that will have the necessary software dependencies and will allow them to operate properly.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Servers
In case you do not have enough time to update the Os of your dedicated server or you aren't incredibly experienced and you simply do not have the skills to do that, you can take full advantage of our OS update service, which is included with the Managed Services upgrade. The latter might be added to your account any time and our system administrators will update the Operating System which you have chosen during the signup - Debian, Ubuntu or CentOS, with all officially released patches. They'll also thoroughly check if the software on your server is functioning exactly how it ismeant to after the update so as to avoid any problems down the road. You shall have a secure server at all times as the updates are performed weekly.