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Linux or Windows Hosting ?

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hostaddonltd:
What would you choose please Windows or Linux Hosting and why ?

I would definitely say Linux as its faster and no too much downtimes !

John23:
Linux is an open source system and is therefore more cost-effective to operate and maintain than Windows, meaning that Linux hosting will cost you less than Windows hosting. Linux also has a reputation for stability and speed which means that Linux web servers will crash less often than Windows web servers and Linux runs most processes faster than Windows.

The main "advantage" or distinction of Windows servers is that they can run Microsoft software such as Access and MS SQL databases. Windows servers also offer web developers the use of Microsoft's programming environments such as Active Server Pages (ASP), Visual Basic Scripts, MS Index Server.

ivan:
Honestly, It's not an exact decision. It's depending what OS you know better from experiences. I personally know Windows better but I use Linux with a control Panel just for the fact Linux has better servers.

saravanan28:
Generally speaking, Linux hosting (or shared hosting) is much cheaper than Windows hosting. ... Linux is a free open source system; therefore, web hosting service providers do not need to pay licensing fees for using Linux as their hosting servers' operating system.

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