Linux is an Operating System, which isn't that widely used for desktop machines, but is among the most widely used OSs for servers. It's absolutely free, so you shall not need to pay any license fees as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is furthermore considered to be the most reliable Operating System around and thanks to the permissions that files have along with the file types that can be run, virus files that can easily infect a normal PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based web server. In addition, the OS is freeware, so it can easily be altered with no restrictions, so that it will match the requirements of the web hosting provider and their customers. This also implies that unnecessary software packages can be removed to make the OS lighter and quicker, which could directly lead to significantly better server performance. A lot of Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, because this program is also absolutely free, fast and reliable. It is the most commonly used web server out there and is a part of the LAMP bundle that numerous script applications, including WordPress and Joomla, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Hosting
All the web servers which are an element of our groundbreaking cloud web hosting platform run Linux as a way to guarantee their fast and secure operation, which will subsequently give you far better overall website efficiency. This is valid for each website that you host in a shared hosting account with our company. Every single part of the website hosting service (emails, databases, files) shall be managed by its own cluster of web servers, so only 1 type of processes will run on a given hosting server, that will contribute to the amazing loading speed of your sites even more. You could use HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python and any other web development language for your websites, as they all can run on a Linux server. Additionally we use the Apache web server, because our experience over the years has proven that it is probably the ideal piece of software of its kind.
Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Servers
We've decided to use Linux on our servers also, because no other Operating System can match its versatility and without it, we would not have had the opportunity to build our custom web hosting platform in which all semi-dedicated server accounts are set up. The platform is made up of huge groups of web servers, each dealing with a specific part of the hosting service - databases, e-mails, files, the Control Panel, and so on. The end result of blending this custom setup with Linux is a really dependable, secure and speedy service with zero downtime. Also, the web access is managed by Apache, due to the fact that it is exceptionally customizable and supports a whole lot of modules and web programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML, etc. Our semi-dedicated server packages will provide you with all the speed and security that you would like for your sites and we've made many software adjustments to make sure that we'll fulfill our uptime guarantee.