Window Hosting: Windows Script Host
Window hosting also known as Microsoft Windows Script Host is a service provided to users in context to windows operating system that provides scripting facilities to the users with some additional features. Window script host is language independent as it provides a flexibility to write in many different scripting languages.
Purpose of windows script Host:
The main purpose of window script host is that the users can install different scripting engines and can script in different scripting languages. This service is very useful when the user wants to write in more than one scripting language.
Window script host is also known as Administration tool as its main usage is that it provides automation features and we can write logon scripts. It works in a specific way. It activates a specific language engine and provides the tools and objects that engine is providing.
Advantages of Window Hosting:
Window hosting offers a lot of advantages.
- Easy to use: If you know the basic working of window operating system then it would be very easy to learn and use. It is very easy to learn for the beginner.
- Access Compatibility: Window server helps to access data from the database and integrate it. With window hosting the task of integration is very easy.
- Development: If the user wants to work with windows development programs then UNIX operating system doesn’t support the development languages but window server supports this feature.
- Stability: Window hosting is highly stable in its performance.
Comparison of window hosting with Linux Hosting:
- In security purposes Linux Hosting is more secure then Window Hosting.
- Linux Hosting is more efficient than Window hosting.
- Linux files are very case sensitive but window files are not.
- Linux Hosting is very cheap, sometimes free as compared to windows hosting. Window Hosting is quite costly process.
Window hosting supports .NET and ASP servers while Linux hosting doesn’t support it.