In this post, I am going to tell you what is Linux hosting? Some interesting information on Linux OS and when you have to go for Linux hosting, what do you get with your Linux Hosting packages, what kind of application I can run, and also what kind of application I cannot run in Linux Hosting?
Then generally what are the price ranges of Linux hosting? Then the limitation of Linux Shared hosting, then the types of Linux hosting options that are available for you. Linux hosting means you are getting a server space from a server which is running a Linux
OS. Whereas if you are getting a server space from a service provider or from a server that is running the Windows operating system then it is called Windows Hosting.
So in this post, we are going to see mainly about what is Linux Hosting?
So basically Linux hosting in nutshell means the underlying operating system for your hosting or storage which is based on Linux.
And some interesting information about Linux hosting see more than 80% of the websites like millions, billions, of websites, are running using Linux OS properly around 15% – 20% of the websites in the world are powder by Windows Operating system.
According to a record, more than 80% of the customers prefer to go with Linux hosting than Windows hosting, Linux operating system is the most used operating system everywhere, take the example of Space agency like NASA or European Space Agency they use Linux.
Or any handheld devices or any monitoring devices they use Linux webserver use Linux, desktop use Linux, so everywhere Linux is
used. Mostly in some countries like India, the USA, most of the desktop applications or desktop are running using Windows operating system.
But in the desktop operating system Windows may be a dominant player but when it comes to the server segment or enterprise server segment definitely Linux is the prominent leader there. There are more than 1000s of flavors of Linux is available.
Linux is a kind of when you say that the Linux generally we refer to the Linux Kernel. on top of that, there are different various types of Linux OS or Linux server flavors are available.
Let us see some of the very popular Linux server brands of flavors. So Ubuntu, RedHat Linux, Suse Linux Enterprise Server, CentOS, Debian, Oracle Linux, Clear OS, Oreck Linux, and Slack OS.
There are some of the very popular brands used by Linux hosting providers. And another point is that you take any popular
content management system like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Noodle anything- popular content management system these all are developed first for the Linux platform and then later made it available for Windows operating system.
So next we will see the topic when to go for the Linux Operating system?
We are going to see when do you go for Linux operating / Linux hosting. Basically mostly people go for Linux hosting and if you are going to develop an application based on PHP script, pearl script, node js, angular js or anything like that mostly you can go for Linux hosting or in another word if you are going for any CMS like WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, Noodle anything open source
based content management system you need to go with Linux Hosting.
In other words, if you are going for an ASP.NET Sea shark, Microsoft visual programming is visual basic.net this kind of Microsoft based technologies, then you have to go for Windows hosting. Anything other than that it doesn’t fit into the Windows hosting then it definitely is going to be a Linux Hosting.
So what kind of applications I can run in Linux web hosting it’s like just like what I explained to you. You can definitely run an application on Linux Hosting. So has I said more than 80% of the server you take an example like Amazon, Flipkart, or Google any popular brands they are running using Linux hosting or Linux operating system.
What kind of application to run?