Linux is an OS, that is not that commonly used for desktop machines, but is amongst the most frequently used OSs for servers. It is free of charge, so you shall not have to pay any license fees as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is furthermore regarded as being the most reliable Operating System these days and thanks to the permissions that files have and the file types that can be run, virus files which can easily infect a regular PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based server. Moreover, the Operating System is totally free, so it could be altered without any limitations, so as to satisfy the needs of the website hosting provider and their clients. This also suggests that unwanted software packages may be removed to make the Operating system lighter and faster, which could directly contribute to significantly better server performance. Many Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, because this software is also 100 % free, quick and reliable. It is the most frequently used web server around and is part of the LAMP bundle that numerous script apps, including WordPress and Joomla™, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting
If you get a shared website hosting package
Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting
Our semi-dedicated server
accounts are created on a cutting-edge customized platform. An individual cluster of servers is in charge of every service - databases, e-mails, files, and so forth., and considering that we highly appreciate the positive aspects of a custom-made, risk-free and reliable OS, all the web servers which form the clusters run Linux. The Operating system permits us to make the necessary adjustments, not to mention the raised speed, for the reason that only 1 type of process runs on the hosting server, contrary to the traditional hosting platform offered by most companies where everything runs on a single web server. Furthermore, we use the Apache web server as well. We have analyzed its abilities over the years, so we've confirmed that it can give us as a provider and you as a customer the needed speed and overall flexibility for the absolute best site performance.