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What is the difference between linux hosting and window hosting ?

If you’ve already decided you need a hosting account, you might get slipped up when you get asked, “Linux or Windows?” Fortunately, there isn’t a big difference between them and either type of account works for most customers.

To make sure you do get the right type of account, though, you should choose the type of hosting account you want based on how you’re building your site.

It’s important to note that these are just our recommendations. Windows accounts will actually support most of these development tools, but Linux hosting best fits most customers hosting needs.

The major resource for using Windows server is for your website to run Microsoft software like Access and MS SQL. Web developers for windows will be given full use of the programming ecosystems that’s sponsored by Microsoft such as MS Index Server and VB Scripts.

For the development tools support of window hosting and linux hosting comparation, please check following fig: