Each virtual or dedicated server has its own Operating System and functions independently from the servers of other clients. Updating the OS is often ignored, but doing that might have lots of advantages for your sites. The most important reason to use the newest version is that patches are usually released to deal with security holes in the Operating System code, so if you do not install the updates, you risk individuals with malicious intentions to take advantage of these holes and to access your content. Operating system updates are also released for improved efficiency of the system overall and for much better compatibility with the hardware available on the market, which could immediately influence the efficiency of your websites. If the efficiency and the security of your scripts is the reason to update them, you might also discover that their newest versions require an updated Os in order to function properly, so keeping the Operating system up-to-date is always a good idea.
Weekly OS Update in Dedicated Servers
If you obtain one of our dedicated web hosting plans and you would like to have an up-to-date Operating System, but you haven't managed your own hosting server before and you are not sure how to do that or you just do not have enough time to take care of the server, you'll be able to take advantage of the OS update service which is included in our Managed Services bundle. Our administrators can set up the latest patches for the Operating system that you have chosen for the server - CentOS, Debian or Ubuntu, and they shall make certain that all of your applications are working correctly after that. The updates are carried out each week, so you will always have the latest Operating System version and you will not need to worry about any OS-related security problems.