Linux is an OS, which isn't that popular for desktop machines, but is one of the most popular OSs for web servers. It is 100 % free, so you shall not need to pay any license charges as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is additionally regarded as being the most risk-free OS nowadays and due to the permissions that files have along with the file types that can be run, virus files which may infect an average personal computer shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. In addition, the Operating System is freeware, so it can easily be customized without any restrictions, so as to match the needs of the web hosting provider and their customers. This also implies that needless software packages could be removed to make the OS lighter and a lot quicker, which could directly result in significantly better hosting server performance. Lots of Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, since this program is also free, quick and reliable. It is the most widely used web server out there and is a part of the LAMP bundle that numerous script applications, such as WordPress and Joomla, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Web Hosting
All of the servers which are part of our revolutionary cloud hosting platform run Linux as a way to guarantee their fast and secure operations, that will consequently give you far better overall website efficiency. That is valid for any site that you host in a shared web hosting account with us. Every part of the hosting service (emails, databases, files) shall be managed by its own group of machines, so only one type of processes shall run on a certain server, that will contribute to the rapid loading speed of your websites even more. You may use HTML, Perl, Python, JavaScript and just about any other web development language for your Internet sites, due to the fact that they all can run on a Linux hosting server. We use the Apache web server, since our experience through the years indicates that it is probably the perfect software of its type.