Linux hosting better than Windows hosting
Web hosting has been in several years and was evolved from HTML pages hosting with small simple sites with a few images into full blown web hosting. With the help of hosting the end users can visit the site, interact with the web owners and even purchase the goods from the internet. And with the help of web based software applications the use of internet for business has produced a wide range of web based technologies such as ASP, ASP.NET, JSP, PHP and others. The HTML based sites work well on both Linux and Windows platforms. The web hosting platforms vary from different platforms and the most well known web hosting platforms are Microsoft Windows Server and Red hat Linux. So, let us see why the Linux is gaining more popularity.
Linux platform has been rendered for professional use of many IT companies such as Red hat, Suse, Mandrake and much more.
This open source nature of Linux by the It professionals has made Linux platform very powerful, inexpensive and secured. The cost is the major thing and companies require this hosting without compromising on the quality and security of the product. This hosting also works with other web based technologies apart from ASP and ASP.NET. The virus effect and spamming is quite less with Linux hosting due to the robust architecture of Linux server and cost effectiveness software available for protection on Linux platform.
Advantages of Linux hosting
Stable and Robust – the web site hosted on a Linux operating system will have very high up-time. The other factors such as power supply, network admin skills, and network load are all well maintained and are very stable.
Low cost – the OS of Linux is free of cost and it has full fledged server, and desktop applications that comes free of cost with OS. As these are being free, it is stable too.
User-friendly – it is very easy to host your web site in Linux server. The process of uploading and hosting is almost same for both the Linux and Windows web servers.
Scalability – the scalability is the major criteria to consider on hosting. A web site is dynamic. Generally, a web site starts with HTML and grows over a period of time to suit the customer’s requirements. The web site designed with Linux web server has high scalability.Tags: better, Hosting, Linux, than, Windows