Linux Hosting orWindows Hosting
BigRockLinux or Windows – Which Operating System should you opt for?Figuring out an appropriate operatingsystem on which y...
BigRockIt is better to pick a Web host based on its features and services rather than on theoperating system its running o...
Linux Hosting
BigRock                              Linux HostingWhen it comes to Web hosting, Linux has,for some time, been widely consi...
BigRock                   Pros of Linux Hosting                      Stability                               Low cost of o...
BigRock     We’ll now take you through what Windows Hosting entails, then     it will be easy to decide which operating sy...
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BigRock                             Windows HostingWindows       hosting  is     used    bywebmasters who need           t...
BigRock       Benefits of Windows Hosting       1. The .Net Framework – If your website relies on .net or visual       bas...
BigRockBigRock offers Linux and Windows Hosting at almost the same cost.Developing a great website requires a number of la...
BigRockTake a look at whats included in Linux and Windows Hosting provided byBigrock:Linux Hosting 07
BigRockTake a look at whats included in Linux and Windows Hosting provided byBigrock:Windows Hosting 08
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Linux or Windows – Which Operating System should you opt for?

  1. 1. Linux Hosting orWindows Hosting
  2. 2. BigRockLinux or Windows – Which Operating System should you opt for?Figuring out an appropriate operatingsystem on which your website will behosted is the first major decision whiledeveloping your website.Once you’ve selected your OS, choosinga hosting provider is easy. There’salways some confusion around pickingthe right operating system for yourwebsite – some companies only provideeither Linux or Windows. 01
  3. 3. BigRockIt is better to pick a Web host based on its features and services rather than on theoperating system its running on its Web servers, as the difference between OSplatforms is limited in terms of functionality. However, if your site is being coded ina certain programming language, it would be prudent to check for language &database compatibility before purchasing a web hosting package. 02
  4. 4. Linux Hosting
  5. 5. BigRock Linux HostingWhen it comes to Web hosting, Linux has,for some time, been widely considered thebest OS for Web servers. It’s typicallyfound to be the most reliable, stable andefficient system.The most common question that comes uphere is – what application are you lookingto use for your hosting? Its important toconsider the tools and scripting languagesthat you plan to use – if you use PHP, Perlor MySQL, Linux is the way to go!. 03
  6. 6. BigRock Pros of Linux Hosting Stability Low cost of ownership A Linux operating system has traditionally The Linux OS comes free of cost . To add to been believed to be very stable and robust. A this, a Linux Hosting package has a fully web site housed on a Linux operating system fledged server, and supports desk top will typically have high up-time (of the order applications which comes free along with of 99.9%). the OS. LINUX HOSTING Easy to use Scalability. Hosting on Linux servers is easier than A web site designed for compatibility with a Windows and you can use almost all types Linux/Unix based web server meets the of file extensions (or scripts). scalability requirement easily without making any site wide design changes.04
  7. 7. BigRock We’ll now take you through what Windows Hosting entails, then it will be easy to decide which operating system to choose– Linux or Windows?05
  8. 8. Windows Hosting
  9. 9. BigRock Windows HostingWindows hosting is used bywebmasters who need to designspecific dynamic websites and requirescripting language such as ASP (ActiveServer Pages) or ASP.NET.This operating system allows trueintegration with Microsoft’s productsand also allows web sites to run ActiveServer Pages. Microsoft’s server alsoallows integration with its SQL databaseplatform, one of the most powerfuldatabase solutions out there. 06
  10. 10. BigRock Benefits of Windows Hosting 1. The .Net Framework – If your website relies on .net or visual basic, Windows hosting is an excellent choice. 2. Front Page Extensions – You won’t have to worry about making sure your server supports extensions like ASP, ASP.NET, MySQL, MS SQL, etc. 3. Access Compatibility – If your website needs to an Access database, a Windows server will be able to integrate this database seamlessly. 4. Dynamically Driven Pages – If you plan to use Active Server Pages or .ASP or if you need to have a dynamically driven website, Windows would be your preferred OS.02
  11. 11. BigRockBigRock offers Linux and Windows Hosting at almost the same cost.Developing a great website requires a number of languages and applications to beinstalled, and choosing the right operating system is a must! 02
  12. 12. BigRockTake a look at whats included in Linux and Windows Hosting provided byBigrock:Linux Hosting 07
  13. 13. BigRockTake a look at whats included in Linux and Windows Hosting provided byBigrock:Windows Hosting 08
  14. 14. Thank You

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