Whether you’re on the hunt for a basic shared web hosting service or a dedicated server, you can find web hosting providers offering Linux-based hosting options everywhere.
If you have simple hosting requirements, the likelihood is you’ll opt for an account based on practical features like the amount of storage or bandwidth. The operating system (OS) is probably way down on your priority list.
In fact, the OS is often left out of features lists and comparison tables altogether.
However, experienced technical users with prior experience or knowledge of Linux may want to take advantage of the control this OS can give them over their websites.
For example, you might have a favorite distro or control panel, or want to exercise greater control over your web server. You’ll find most…