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What's the difference between Linux and Windows Operating systems?

The operating system that you use on your computer should not govern your choice of hosting platform. All Big X Hosting packages come with FTP access and a wide range of web page publishing options. If, for example, your computer runs on Microsoft® Windows®, you are not obligated to choose Microsoft web hosting.
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Both technologies are suitable for beginners, professional web developers, and everyone in between, but it is essential to choose the technology that is more suited to your style of web building. Each technology has its own distinct advantages for users. Read FAQ'sClick here to save big on Big X Hosting Shared Hosting plans

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If you plan to incorporate work that uses PHP, Perl or MySQL, Linux is the solution you should choose. Linux is also ideal for the kind of websites that display information as a brochure, in newsletter format or as data sheets. Linux works well for 'brochure-ware' sites that offer interaction via inquiry forms, online purchasing and other e-commerce functions.

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The power of open Source

Open source applications are a finer way to implement solutions in a quick way, however they may not suit all business needs. We offer one button installation and compatibly for some of the worlds finest and most used open source platforms.

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WordPress is an advanced blogging system published in PHP backed up with a MySQL database. According to the WordPress website, it has state-of-the-art features focusing on aesthetics, web standards and usability. Launched as open source software, it is free to use. This implies that it is supported by a vibrant community of developers around the world for its continuous improvement. Some of the features of WordPress are as below: Click here purchase wordpress hosting from Big X Hosting

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Drupal is a sophisticated and powerful Content Management System that is free to download and use under the GNU license.
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Being easy to manage and administer large amounts of data. Using Drupal, it is possible to build a fully scalable solutions that takes far less time to develop than trying to develop applications from scratch. This is possible due to the modular approach of Drupal. Presently, there are thousands of open source modules available that makes Drupal development simple and effective. Today, Drupal is being power to thousands of websites such as: Click here purchase drupal hosting from Big X Hosting

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