Difference Between Windows And Linux Hosting For Blog
Difference Between Windows And Linux Hosting For Blog

Difference Between Windows And Linux Hosting For Blog

In my previous post, I discussed about which hosting is better for your blog, linux or windows? After publishing this post, I started getting messages from some readers asking to share the difference between windows and linux hosting for blog. So here’s it!

The hosting industry is very big and it is mandatory to understand their differences. If you are a non-technical person, you need to be slightly more careful. People who are new to hosting, mostly prefers windows as the name is very popular. Linux also has features that are worth experimenting. The ease of use makes linux more popular among the users. If you are not sure which one to opt for, you should better leave on the web server. There are both pros and cons of windows as well as linux hosting.

Linux is mostly used by many people as it is an open source hosting and also it is easy to use. Linux provides CLI console which requires lesser memory whereas windows provides GUI console which occupies more memory. The firewall is the only security option in windows whereas in linux you get many levels of security. There are many open source panels to manage hosting in linux whereas in windows you have plesk and website panel as the only panel to manage the hosting.

Mysql is the most commonly used database that goes well with linux. Mssql is the most commonly used database that goes well with windows. The applications which are developed in PHP are mostly used in Linux whereas the applications developed in ASP.NET use windows.

Thus, there are several differences between linux and windows. The compatibility factor adds a lot, hence it must be chosen accordingly. You can always  check with the technicians or the developers as they are the right person to guide you. There are information online which will help you to make a decision.Hope this article has been informative to you. Do use these applications and let us know your feedback.

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