Linux is a well-known OS, that's widely used for web servers, given that it features a range of advantages over other Operating Systems. It's regarded as being the most reliable OS these days and because of the way it runs, corrupted files will simply not work. As Linux is totally free to use, no license fees shall be added to the price you will have to pay for your website hosting service. That, consequently, enables the provider to personalize the OS depending on what they and their customers need, removing unnecessary packages to optimize the OS and the server’s functionality. Linux servers normally come with the Apache server software, that processes website access requests. Apache is also 100 % free and easy to customize, not to mention that it is really fast and light in terms of the resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment that a number of the most widely used script apps require – Joomla, Moodle, WordPress, etc. The LAMP configuration is the most commonly used one worldwide, due to the fact that it's stable and simple to take care of.