Linux is an OS, which isn't that popular for desktop machines, but is one of the most frequently used OSs for servers. It is totally free, so you will not have to pay any license costs as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is furthermore considered to be the most secure Operating System available and due to the permissions that files have along with the file types that can be run, virus files that can easily infect a regular PC shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. Also, the Operating System is absolutely free, so it can easily be customized without any limits, as a way to meet the requirements of the web hosting company and their clients. This also suggests that unwanted software packages can be removed to make the OS lighter and faster, that may directly lead to much better server performance. A lot of Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, because this application is also absolutely free, fast and stable. It is the most popular web server around and is part of the LAMP bundle that a lot of script applications, including WordPress and Joomla, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.

Stable Linux with Apache in Cloud Hosting

All of the servers that are an element of our groundbreaking cloud hosting platform run Linux to be able to ensure their fast and stable operation, which will in turn lead to far better overall site performance. That's valid for every single website that you host within a cloud hosting account with our company. Each part of the hosting service (email messages, databases, files) will be handled by its own group of machines, so just one type of processes shall run on a certain machine, which will contribute to the fast loading speed of your Internet sites even more. You can use HTML, JavaScript, PHP, Python, Perl and any other web development language for your Internet sites, as they all can run on a Linux hosting server. We use the Apache web server, for the reason that our experience over the years has shown that this is probably the perfect piece of software of its sort.

Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting

We've decided to use Linux on our servers as well, because no other OS can match its flexibility and without it, we would not have had the opportunity to develop our custom web hosting platform where all semi-dedicated server accounts are set up. The platform consists of massive clusters of servers, each handling a certain part of the hosting service - databases, e-mails, files, the CP, and so forth. The result of mixing this custom setup with Linux is a really reliable, risk-free and speedy service with virtually no downtime. Also, the web access is addressed by Apache, as it is exceptionally customizable and supports lots of modules and web programming languages such as PHP, Perl, Python, HTML, etc. Our semi-dedicated server plans will give you all the speed and security that you would like for your websites and we've made a whole lot of software improvements to ensure that we will fulfill our uptime guarantee.