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Linux is an UNIX- based and open source platform that is predominantly used for Website hosting. LAMP is the most important feature of Linux. LAMP is an acronym used for Linux, Apache, MariaDB/MySQL, and Perl/PHP/Python. LAMP signifies combination of software and server technologies which are open source and thus making Linux web hosting offers optimal solution to website hosting with limited budget.
Windows and Linux both give you the access to FTP, with which you can upload files on the server through your hard drive. However, the uniqueness of Linux lies in provision of ssh or telnet access which helps to interpret user data over transmission control protocol (TCP). With Common Gateway Interface (CGI), it aids you with application on the browser.
As an open source platform it provides the access to a wide range of applications, scripts, snippets etc. making it easier for novice developers to try their hands at website development.
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