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Dedicated Server Hosting: Between Windows and Linux

There are basically two major operating systems in the world of dedicated web servers, Windows and Linux. The more popular of the two is Linux while Windows is more of specific need software. Both platforms can serve a very valuable purpose; therefore, choosing one will depend solely upon ones needs. Here are a few points that can assist in differentiating between dedicated servers.

Linux is more of an open source operating system and the majority of the applications which run Linux are exactly that (open source). Linux is cost efficient, therefore it becomes quite beneficial for clients and hosting providers. Compared to Windows it is a much faster platform with a higher scalability rate...

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