A Linux based web host usually uses mostly open source Linux operating system for their servers. Linux hosting is considered to have more benefits as it can run on numerous other free and open-source application or script, making it highly flexible. Linux can accommodate far more application and software then Windows web hosting. In the same time, Linux hosting is much cheaper then Windows hosting
Linux hosting is well-known for its efficiency and speed compared to various other type of hosting server. With Linux hosting your website is loaded faster with the needed data and information that any other give web hosting. Thus, the loading time has decreased substantially for the same amount of data, up to 50% of the needed loading time for other types of web hosting.