Linux is an Operating System, which is not that commonly used for desktop machines, but is among the most commonly used OSs for web servers. It is 100 % free, so you will not need to pay any license fees as part of your hosting payments. Linux is additionally considered to be the most risk-free Operating System out there and due to the permissions that files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files which can infect a regular PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. Also, the OS is freeware, so it can be modified with no restrictions, so as to meet the requirements of the hosting company and their clients. This means that unnecessary software packages can be removed to make the Operating system lighter and a lot quicker, that can directly lead to a lot better hosting server performance. Numerous Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, because this piece of software is also totally free, quick and secure. It is the most frequently used web server around and is a part of the LAMP bundle that many script applications, such as Joomla and WordPress, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Stable Linux with Apache in Cloud Website Hosting

All of the web servers that are part of our groundbreaking cloud website hosting platform run Linux as a way to guarantee their fast and reliable functioning, which will subsequently lead to far better overall site functionality. This is valid for every single website that you host in a cloud website hosting account with our company. Each part of the website hosting service (e-mails, databases, files) shall be managed by its own group of servers, so only 1 type of processes will run on a certain web server, which will contribute to the amazing loading speed of your sites even more. You could use HTML, Perl, Python, JavaScript and almost any other web development language for your Internet sites, since they all can run on a Linux machine. Additionally we use the Apache web server, considering that our experience through the years indicates that this is probably the ideal software of its kind.