Linux is an OS, which is not that popular for desktop machines, but is among the most widely used OSs for web servers. It's absolutely free, so you will not have to pay any license costs as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is additionally thought to be the most reliable OS available and due to the permissions which files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files that may infect a regular PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based web server. In addition, the OS is absolutely free, so it can easily be altered without any restrictions, in order to satisfy the needs of the website hosting provider and their clients. This suggests that unnecessary software packages may be removed to make the OS lighter and a lot quicker, which could directly lead to much better server performance. Lots of Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, due to the fact that this software is also free, fast and stable. It is the most popular web server available and is an element of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script applications, 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 order a shared website hosting service
Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting
We've made a decision to use Linux on our web servers too, given that no other OS can match its versatility and without it, we wouldn't have had the means to develop our custom web hosting platform in which all semi-dedicated server
accounts are created. The platform is made up of huge clusters of servers, each dealing with a specific part of the hosting service - databases, e-mails, files, the CP, etc. The end result of combining this custom setup with Linux is an exceptionally dependable, secure and fast service with virtually no downtime. What's more, the web access is handled by Apache, simply because it is remarkably customizable and supports a considerable amount of modules and web programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML, and so forth. Our semi-dedicated server solutions will offer you all the speed and security that you want for your sites and we have made many software improvements to be certain that we will meet our uptime guarantee.