Linux is an OS, which is not that popular for desktop machines, but is one of the most popular OSs for web servers. It is totally free, so you won't have to pay any license costs as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is also thought of as the most reliable Operating System these days and due to the permissions which files have as well as the file types that can be run, virus files that may infect a normal PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based server. Additionally, the OS is free, so it can be customized with no restrictions, as a way to meet the needs of the website hosting provider and their clients. This also means that unnecessary software packages can easily be removed to make the Operating system lighter and quicker, that can directly result in a lot better server performance. A lot of Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, since this program is also totally free, quick and stable. It's the most widely used web server out there and is part of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script applications, like 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 a part of our groundbreaking cloud web hosting platform run Linux in order to ensure their fast and stable operations, that will consequently result in far better overall site performance. That's valid for any website that you host within a shared hosting account with us. Every single part of the hosting service (email messages, databases, files) will be addressed by its own cluster of web servers, so only 1 type of processes will run on a certain web server, which will contribute to the fast loading speed of your sites even more. You could use HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl and any other web development language for your Internet sites, as they all can run on a Linux machine. We use the Apache web server, as our experience over the years indicates that this is probably the most effective software of its kind.