Virtual Private Servers are offered by all major cloud service providers with either of the two operating systems, Windows or Linux. Although the type of virtual server that you would opt for largely depends on the kind of application that you want to host, whether it’s a windows based application or a php based website. But it has been pretty well proven that Linux virtual servers are a better bet than their Windows’ contemporaries any time.
The reasons why one should buy or opt for a Linux virtual server are manifold. Firstly, Linux is a much more secured platform as compared to Windows and renders much needed stability to the virtual server. Linux, being an open source operating system, is considered to be much more reliable and secured among developer community over the entire world. Most developers, server experts always prefer Linux over traditional Microsoft because of the reliability that it offers. For organizations who lay significant stress on their data security, having a Linux based dedicated server would suit your business needs perfectly.
Not just this, functionally there are plenty of other benefits that you as a user can stand to enjoy. Large memory, complete customization and high-end processors to begin with. The lag time between commands are significantly low in case of a Linux server as compared to Windows and that makes it a very strong choice among the user community. Besides, being an open source platform the level of customization that you can perform on this is huge. Through control panels you can control and modify your server as much as you require or desire. Plus, the deployment or setup is much easier as you don’t have to install Windows updates which takes up a bulk of the time while commissioning a new server. All you need to do is install the corresponding version of Linux and you’re set.
All these reasons and more, makes Linux virtual servers a preferred choice among users and developers in the market today.Tags: