Which is better? Linux or Windows?

On the Internet there is a tremendous amount of argument over which operating system is the best for web hosting. The truth is it depends on what you are doing.


Windows Hosting Benefits

- ASP Support
- ASP.NET Support
- Powerful SQL Server Database
- PHP and MySQL Compatible
- IIS Web Server


Linux Hosting Benefits

- PHP and MySQL Support
- Apache Web Server
- Mod Rewrite Support
- Chmod file permissions


To sum it all up, if you want to create your site with PHP/MYSQL or even static HTML, go for Linux hosting. If you are creating your site with ASP or ASP.NET, go for Windows Hosting.

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