Linux is an Operating System, which is not that frequently used for desktop machines, but is one of the most popular OSs for web servers. It is absolutely free, so you will not have to pay any license costs as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is furthermore considered to be the most risk-free OS these days and thanks to the permissions which files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files which could infect a regular personal computer will simply not be executed on a Linux-based server. Moreover, the Operating System is 100 % free, so it can easily be modified without any limitations, as a way to satisfy the requirements of the web hosting company and their customers. This also means that needless software packages can easily be removed to make the OS lighter and much faster, which could directly contribute to significantly better hosting server performance. Many Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, as this software is also free, quick and stable. It is the most widely used web server available and is an element of the LAMP bundle that lots of script apps, including WordPress and Joomla, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Web Hosting
All of the servers which are a part of our groundbreaking cloud hosting platform run Linux to be able to ensure their fast and reliable operations, that will subsequently give you better overall website efficiency. That's valid for each and every website that you host inside a shared web hosting account with us. Each part of the hosting service (e-mails, databases, files) shall be taken care of by its own group of web servers, so just one type of processes shall run on a given machine, that will contribute to the amazing loading speed of your websites even more. You can use HTML, Perl, Python, JavaScript and just about any other web development language for your websites, since they all can run on a Linux machine. We use the Apache web server, because our experience throughout the years has shown that it is probably the best software of its kind.