Linux is an OS, which is not that popular for desktop machines, but is one of the most commonly used OSs for servers. It's 100 % free, so you shall not need to pay any license fees as part of your website hosting payments. Linux is furthermore considered to be the most reliable Operating System nowadays and due to the permissions which files have along with the file types that can be run, virus files which could infect a normal computer will simply not be executed on a Linux-based server. In addition, the OS is free, so it can be customized with no restrictions, as a way to suit the needs of the web hosting company and their clients. This suggests that unwanted software packages may be removed to make the Operating system lighter and much faster, which can directly contribute to far better server performance. A lot of Linux machines have the Apache web server set up on them, as this application is also absolutely free, quick and reliable. It is the most widely used web server around and is part of the LAMP bundle that a great many script applications, like Joomla and WordPress, need. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Website Hosting
All of the servers that are an integral part of our groundbreaking cloud hosting platform run Linux as a way to guarantee their fast and reliable functioning, that will consequently contribute to much better overall website efficiency. That's valid for each website that you host inside a website hosting account with us. Every single part of the web hosting service (emails, databases, files) shall be handled by its own group of servers, so only 1 type of processes shall run on a given hosting server, that will contribute to the fast loading speed of your sites even more. You could use HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Python, Perl and almost any other web development language for your Internet sites, as they all can run on a Linux server. In addition we use the Apache web server, because our experience over the years indicates that it is probably the most effective piece of software of its sort.
Stable Linux with Apache in Semi-dedicated Hosting
The semi-dedicated hosting accounts we offer are created on an innovative platform in which the files, the databases, the statistics, the CP, and so on., are handled by separate clusters of machines. The use of this customized architecture is possible because we have set up a highly customized Linux distribution on the web servers and we can make use of all the merits which the Operating System is offering, including the possibility to implement in-house built software solutions such as our Hepsia Control Panel. The end result is an exceptionally powerful and secure hosting service that will ensure high-end performance for your websites. For even better overall performance, we have decided to use Apache, because it supports a lot of modules and it could be modified in line with our needs too. You will be able to use almost any popular scripting language with our custom hardware and software setup, and enjoy a quick, uninterrupted website hosting service.