Linux is a well known Operating System, that's frequently used for web servers, given that it provides a wide variety of advantages over other Operating Systems. It's looked upon as the most secure Operating system available and because of the way it operates, infected files shall simply not work. Because Linux is totally free to use, no license fees will be added to the price that you will have to pay for your web hosting service. That, subsequently, makes it possible for the provider to personalize the OS based on what they and their clients require, removing unneeded packages to improve the OS and the server’s performance. Linux servers frequently come with the Apache server software, which processes site access requests. Apache is furthermore absolutely free and customizable, not to mention that it's very quick and light with regard to the system resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment that some of the most popular script apps require – WordPress, Joomla™, Moodle, and so on. The LAMP configuration is the most traditionally used one worldwide, since it's stable and easy to maintain.