Windows vs Linux _ Hosting

Windows vs Linux _ Hosting, The Basics of Linux & Windows : Linux (and its close relation Unix) and Windows 2000 (and its close cousin Windows NT) are types of software (known as operating systems) that web servers use to do the kind of things that web servers do. You do not need to know any real detail of either to make a decision as to which you need but here a few guidelines. Just because you use a windows desktop PC doesn't mean you have to opt for Windows web hosting (and the reverse is true as well).