Linux Hosting

Basic Advantages of Linux Server Hosting

September 5th, 2009

When you are going to hire a hosting service to build your website for your small business then you need to know the basic things of web hosting. You are the best person to judge that what required features are and what about your budget.

Commonly, this choice to host your website depends upon the scripting language that is used in your website. If languages like PHP, MySQL, or Perl are used in your website, Linux Web hosting is preferable. But if you are thinking for ASP Dot Net scripting language then your finest choice would the window hosting.

Advantages of Linux hosting:

1. Linux is an open source software product and thus it does not need the high licensing fees that other operating systems do; you can freely download and use it at no cost. Even Mac notebooks of Apple computers uses a modified version of Linux operating system.

2. Linux web hosting is very economical as Linux is a free operating system.

3. When the scripting language like PHP, MySQL, or Perl etc. are required for your website then Linux server hosting is the most reliable and cost effective solution for you.

4. There are many kinds of databases that run on Linux hosting, but the most widespread most likely among web host providers are mSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL.

5. By lots of server experts Linux hosting is supposed to be much secure than Windows hosting, and for that reason only Linux server hosting is also the more popular choice for web designers and programmers.

Do you support LAMP on your Servers?

August 21st, 2009

Yes, we do support LAMP on our shared servers. The acronym LAMP refers to a solution stack of software, usually free and open source software, used to run dynamic Web sites or servers.

LAMP stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL, and PHP.

Are your servers Unix / Linux, or Windows NT?

August 20th, 2009

All Shared servers run on CentOS Linux (why is Linux hosting better?), which is identical to Red Hat Enterprise Linux. Our Shared servers run on Intel Xeon (Harpertown) 2.0 GHz Quad Core Processors with 8 GB of RAM and a 100mbps uplink. A RAID10 drive array is used for instant data mirroring and fast drive access.

Why Linux Hosting is better than Windows Hosting

August 14th, 2009

Our Linux Top 10 Reasons

1. Security – Linux is Open Source Software, while Windows is not. The simplest benefits of Open Source Code to demonstrate are increased security, reliability and functionality; because users of Open Source are readily able to identify and correct problems with the programs and to submit their own enhancements for incorporation into the program. Closed Source systems enjoy none of those benefits.

2. Scalability – Systems implemented under Linux can be cloned limitless times without paying additional software licensing fees – With Windows, you pay for each installation/workstation/server/cpu.

3. Power – Linux is made with the Unix design philosophy, which dictates that system tools are small and highly specialized. The result is an incredibly powerful and reliable system, limited in capability only by the user’s imagination and ability to integrate the Unix utilities. The Windows philosophy is to create unwieldy swiss army knives, limited in capability by how many features the user purchased on their particular knife. Diminished reliability is arguably a side effect of increased complexity. Thus with Windows, the case is often that you have tools that ALMOST do what you want them to, if they didn’t crash.
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