Linux is a popular Operating System, that's commonly used for web servers, due to the fact it has a variety of advantages over other Operating Systems. It's viewed as the most solid Operating system nowadays and due to the way it runs, infected files will simply not work. Since Linux is totally free to use, no license fees shall be added to the price which you'll have to pay for your website hosting service. That, in turn, makes it possible for the provider to customize the OS according to what they and their clients need, getting rid of unwanted packages to improve the Operating system and the server’s general performance. Linux servers usually come with the Apache server software, which processes Internet site access requests. Apache is furthermore absolutely free and customizable, not to mention that it's really fast and light in terms of the system resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment that many of the most well-known script applications require – WordPress, Joomla™, Moodle, etc. The LAMP configuration is the most commonly used one worldwide, since it is stable and simple to maintain.