Web Hosting: Lines blurring in Linux vs Windows debate

The great web hosting debate looks to have cooled, writes JJ Worrall.

3rd November, 2013
Michele Neylon, Blacknight chief executive.

When choosing a webhost, most providers will offer either Linux or Windows hosting options. For those dipping into the hosting market with relatively little experience in the area, this choice refers to the operating system which is installed on the server which actually hosts your website, rather than having anything to do with the operating system you yourself use on your company PCs.

Prices will usually be about the same, though Linux has generally been...

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