Linux is a popular Operating System, that's widely used for web servers, due to the fact it provides a wide variety of advantages over other Operating Systems. It's considered to be the most reliable OS these days and because of the way it works, corrupted files will simply not work. As Linux is free to use, no license fees shall be included to the price you will have to pay for your web hosting service. That, subsequently, allows for the provider to customize the OS depending on what they and their clients want, removing unwanted packages to boost the OS and the server’s overall performance. Linux servers usually come with the Apache server software, which processes Internet site access requests. Apache is also free and easy to customize, not to mention that it is extremely fast and light in terms of the resources it requires. LAMP (Linux, Apache, MySQL, PHP) is the software environment that many of the most widely used script applications require – WordPress, Joomla™, Moodle, and so forth. The LAMP configuration is the most widely used one across the world, since it is stable as well as simple to maintain.