There are two major platforms that providing hosting and servers to host on. The differences between them are as follows:
- Unix are more efficient in performing offsite and onsite, whereas windows doesn’t provide very good efficiency to work with.
- Unix provide lower hosting cost for the website using the high bandwidth, whereas windows take more resources and have the cost higher for the storage.
- Unix is better for the websites that are static and includes HTML and graphics, whereas Windows is used for heavy websites and having more requirements.
- Unix supports the scripting languages like PHP and databases like MySQL and other related categories, whereas Windows supports IIS, coldfusion and big applications that take more space.