LINUX WEB HOSTING – Before giving you the details about Linux hosting let’s tell what Linux is. Linux is an operating system like Windows XP, Windows Vista, and Windows 98. Linux, a UNIX like operating system was developed by Linus Torvalds in 1991. Linux has a free source code that you can get to use freely while purchasing Linux distribution like RedHat or Ubantu.
Linux Hosting Vs Windows Hosting – Let us give you more details on the difference of using Windows hosting and Linux hosting to get you rid of your confusion.
Windows is a Microsoft’s property to let you use Microsoft application like FrontPage, ASP, and Visual C++. Linux systems are more stable to run for long time without rebooting. But windows’ need to reboot the system frequently.
Linux hosting is cheaper and reliable web hosting than Windows hosting.
Other benefits to get from Linux Web Hosting.
Apache is also a widely used web server that has an open source project. Lamp that stands for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP/Perl/Python is used in company providing Linux web hosting.
For serving HTML pages, web server is needed.
MySQL is a database to provide users access to many databases. This database access is needed for advance application’s implementation. Most of Linux web hosting supports PHP.