Linux is among the most popular OSs for servers. There are quite a few different distributions using the same core, but the great majority have a few things in common - they are totally free to use, which decreases the overall cost of the hosting service due to the fact that license fees shall not be included in what you'll have to pay; they are easy to maintain; and last, but not least, they're much more secure compared with competitor Operating Systems, because random files, particularly virus-infected ones, just cannot be executed on the server. Thus, you are able to enjoy a secure service and spend the time developing and promoting your websites, not being concerned about basic safety problems. Countless Linux-based machines use the Apache server to manage the HTTP traffic, due to the fact that this software system is really quick and is also effortless to maintain and customize in accordance with the needs of the website hosting provider. A Linux server with Apache is the ideal software environment for your websites and it is not a coincidence that many popular script-driven applications nowadays require LAMP, that stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Cloud Hosting