Linux is a well known OS, which is widely used for web servers, as it offers a number of advantages over other Operating Systems. It is regarded as the most reliable OS available and owing to the way it functions, infected files shall simply not work. Due to the fact Linux is 100 % free to use, no license fees shall be included to the price you will have to pay for your hosting service. That, consequently, makes it possible for the provider to customize the OS in accordance with what they and their clients require, removing unneeded packages to optimize the OS and the server’s general performance. Linux servers frequently feature the Apache server software, which processes website access requests. Apache is additionally free and easy to personalize, not to mention that it is incredibly fast and light in terms of the resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment which many of the most widely used script apps require – Moodle, Joomla, WordPress,, and so on. The LAMP configuration is the most traditionally used one across the world, due to the fact that it's stable and simple to maintain.
Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Hosting
All of the servers that are a part of our progressive cloud web hosting platform run Linux in order to guarantee their fast and secure operation, which will subsequently lead to much better overall website efficiency. This is valid for every website that you host inside a shared hosting account with us. Each and every part of the web hosting service (e-mail messages, databases, files) will be addressed by its own group of servers, so only one type of processes shall run on a certain web server, that will contribute to the rapid loading speed of your websites even more. You may use HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Perl, Python and just about any other web development language for your sites, because they all can run on a Linux hosting server. Additionally we use the Apache web server, as our experience through the years has shown that this is probably the ideal software of its kind.