Linux is an Operating System, that is not that common for desktop machines, but is one of the most popular OSs for servers. It's 100 % free, so you shall not have to pay any license fees as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is furthermore thought to be the most secure Operating System these days and because of the permissions which files have along with the file types that can be run, virus files which could infect a normal computer system shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. Also, the Operating System is freeware, so it can easily be changed with no restrictions, in order to suit the needs of the hosting provider and their clients. This also implies that unwanted software packages can be removed to make the OS lighter and a lot quicker, that may directly result in a lot better hosting server performance. Numerous Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, due to the fact that this application is also free, quick and reliable. It's the most popular web server around and is part of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script apps, including WordPress and Joomla, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Stable Linux with Apache in Shared Website Hosting

All the servers which are an element of our progressive cloud web hosting platform run Linux as a way to guarantee their fast and secure operation, that will consequently contribute to better overall website functionality. That's valid for every single website that you host in a shared website hosting account with us. Each and every part of the website hosting service (email messages, databases, files) shall be handled by its own cluster of servers, so only one type of processes shall run on a particular hosting server, that will contribute to the amazing loading speed of your Internet sites even more. You can use HTML, Perl, Python, JavaScript and almost any other web development language for your Internet sites, due to the fact that they all can run on a Linux web server. We also use the Apache web server, for the reason that our experience over the years has proven that it is probably the perfect piece of software of its type.

Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting

We have decided to use Linux on our servers as well, because no other Operating System can match its flexibility and without it, we would not have had the chance to develop our custom web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are set up. The platform consists of big clusters of machines, each one managing specific part of the hosting service - databases, emails, files, the Control Panel, and so forth. The end result of mixing this custom setup with Linux is a very dependable, secure and quick service with virtually no downtime. In addition, the web access is addressed by Apache, simply because it's exceptionally customizable and supports a lot of modules and web programming languages like PHP, Perl, Python, HTML, and so forth. Our semi-dedicated server packages will give you all the speed and security that you want for your websites and we have made many software improvements to make certain we'll meet our uptime guarantee.