Most of the web hosting providers offer two kinds of web hosting: Windows hosting and Linux hosting. Linux web hosting refers to shared hosting, it is the most popular web hosting service in industry. Most of the websites now are hosted using Linux web hosting due to flexibility and affordable price.
Linux web hosting is much compatible with MySQL and PHP, this supports scripts like phpBB, Zen Cart, WordPress. Windows web hosting, on the other hand, is being used as a server’s operating system and offers specific technologies like Microsoft SQL server (MSSQL), Microsoft Access, .NET, ASP.
Operating System Matters a Lot
Linux and Windows servers, both have different kind of performances, database formats, pricing, security and other features which will influence functions of web hosting.
If you are planning to work on with dynamic content and forms, both systems provide with CGI, it is a tool which is commonly used doe working on ecommerce and shopping carts. MySQL is supposed to be a Linux based format, now also can be processed by Windows server, as though it is a most common for Linux based operating system.
What Kind of Infrastructure underlies Windows based server web hosting?
In order to provide an optimal performance of website content, windows hosting uses most modern technology. Main element is CDN i.e Content Delivery Network, this spreads request across the many of the datacenters so that an additional performance may boost up and may become possible for Windows server web hosting.
Your website is being requested by users from nearest server i.e the cloud, this is distributed more than in 20 datacenters worldwide. Websites which have a lots of content like images from Mirage function of Windows server web hosting.
This notices viewport and a bit rate of user, and resolution of images which is best balance between speed and quality. WebSpace explorer, explores an effective interface to load data to the web server. You easily can start with web browser, which makes that an FTP client is not too much necessary. An easy way to give data to ASP server is with WebDAV.
You can easily configure this tool as a network coordinator and driver to drive data into a folder structure. You can also configure all of your basic settings as a contact details with Control Center.
Features Of Windows Hosting
- Email Features
- Track sent mails
- Online Address Book
- HTML Email
- 50 Mailing Lists
- Unlimited Email Forwards/ Autoresponders/ Aliases
- Spam/Virus Protection
- iPhone/Blackberry/Mobile compatible
- Included Apps
- Customer Manamegent – SugarCRM
- Customer Support – osTicket, phpsupporttickets
- Message Forums – phpBB
- Wiki – phpWik, mediawiki
- Polls and Surveys – Advanced Poll, Advanced Poll, phpsurveyor
- Shopping Cart – osCommerce, psTicket, phpAds
- Web Portals & CMS – Drupal, Joomla
- Photo Galleries – 4images Gallery
- Blogs – WordPress, b2evolution
… and over 100 more apps