Linux is an Operating System, which isn't that popular for desktop machines, but is amongst the most popular OSs for web servers. It is absolutely free, so you will not need to pay any license charges as part of your hosting payments. Linux is furthermore regarded as the most risk-free Operating System nowadays and due to the permissions that files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files which could infect an average personal computer shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based server. Additionally, the OS is totally free, so it can easily be customized without any restrictions, in order to meet the needs of the hosting provider and their customers. This implies that unneeded software packages may be removed to make the Operating system lighter and swifter, that may directly lead to a lot better hosting server performance. Many Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, as this piece of software is also absolutely free, fast and stable. It's the most popular web server out there and is part of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script apps, like Joomla and WordPress, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting

All of the servers which are a part of our groundbreaking cloud hosting platform run Linux as a way to ensure their fast and reliable operation, which will in turn contribute to much better overall site performance. That is valid for each and every site that you host inside a shared website hosting account with us. Every single part of the hosting service (e-mails, databases, files) shall be managed by its own cluster of servers, so just one type of processes will run on a given machine, that will contribute to the fast loading speed of your sites even more. You can use HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Perl and just about any other web development language for your sites, because they all can run on a Linux web server. Additionally we use the Apache web server, since our experience throughout the years has proven that it is probably the ideal software of its sort.

Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Servers

We've chosen to use Linux on our machines as well, since no other Operating System can match its adaptability and without it, we would not have had the means to produce our custom website hosting platform in which all semi-dedicated server accounts are created. The platform incorporates substantial groups of machines, each one managing certain part of the website hosting service - databases, e-mail messages, files, the CP, etc. The result of merging this custom setup with Linux is an extremely dependable, risk-free and quick service with virtually no downtime. Furthermore, the web access is handled by Apache, because it is highly customizable and supports many modules and web programming languages including PHP, Perl, Python, HTML, etcetera. Our semi-dedicated server packages will give you all the speed and dependability you want for your sites and we've made a great deal of software improvements to make sure that we'll meet our uptime guarantee.