Linux is one of the frequently used OSs for servers. There are many different distributions that use exactly the same core, but the majority have several things in common - they're totally free to use, which minimizes the total cost of the web hosting service because license fees shall not be included in what you'll have to pay; they're very easy to manage; and last, but not least, they're considerably more secure as compared with competitor Operating Systems, because random files, specifically virus-infected ones, can't be executed on the server. In this way, you can enjoy a secure service and spend the time developing and advertising your web sites, not worrying about safety problems. A lot of Linux-based machines use the Apache server to handle the HTTP traffic, because this piece of software is really quick and is also simple to maintain and modify in accordance with the requirements of the website hosting provider. A Linux server with Apache is the perfect software environment for your sites and it is not a coincidence that a number of popular script-driven apps on the market require LAMP, which signifies Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP.
Stable Linux with Apache in Cloud Web Hosting