Linux is an OS, which isn't that common for desktop machines, but is amongst the most widely used OSs for servers. It is absolutely free, so you will not have to pay any license charges as part of your web hosting payments. Linux is furthermore regarded as the most reliable Operating System these days and because of the permissions which files have and also the file types that can be run, virus files which may infect a normal computer system shall simply not be executed on a Linux-based hosting server. Also, the OS is freeware, so it could be altered without any constraints, in order to satisfy the needs of the web hosting provider and their customers. This suggests that unnecessary software packages may be removed to make the Operating system lighter and a lot quicker, that may directly result in a lot better hosting server performance. Numerous Linux machines have the Apache web server installed on them, because this piece of software is also 100 % free, fast and reliable. It is the most popular web server around and is an element of the LAMP bundle that a great many script applications, such as WordPress and Joomla™, require. LAMP is an abbreviation for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Cloud Hosting