Linux is a popular OS, that is widely used for web servers, given that it offers a number of advantages over other Operating Systems. It's viewed as the most secure Operating system nowadays and due to the way it runs, infected files will simply not work. Due to the fact Linux is totally free to use, no license fees shall be added to the price you will have to pay for your website hosting service. That, subsequently, allows for the provider to customize the Operating system depending on what they and their clients want, getting rid of unwanted packages to boost the Operating system and the server’s functionality. Linux servers often include the Apache server software, that processes site access requests. Apache is furthermore 100 % free and easy to personalize, not to mention that it's extremely fast and light in terms of the resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment that many of the most widely used script apps require – WordPress, Joomla™, Moodle, and so forth. The LAMP configuration is the most popular one across the world, as it is stable and easy to maintain.