Difference Between Windows and Linux Hosting
Both Windows and Linux hosting platforms are able to serve your web, database and email requirements. The choice between choosing between Windows or Linux hosting platform usually depends on the web designer, which type of scripting and database the designer use the develop the website.
Windows hosting runs on Microsoft Windows Server platform. It supports Microsoft .Net scriptingASP .NET, MVC and classic ASP scriptings. MS SQL, MySQL and MS Access databases are supported. Other scripts such as HTML, PHP and Perl are also supported on Windows web server (IIS). Windows hosting platform also supports popular open source scripts such as Joomla, WordPress, OpenCart and many more. Windows hosting uses a user friendly control panel by the name of WebsitePanel for users to manage their hosting accounts.
Linux hosting accounts primarily supports HTML, PHP and Perl scriptingwhereas MySQL is the preferred database choice. With the bundled Softaculous program, users can easily install popular open source scripts such as Joomla, WordPress, OpenCart and more with a single click. Linux uses the popular cPanel control panel for users to manage their hosting accounts.
Supported Open Source Scripts
Our Windows and Linux shared hosting plans supports all popular open source content management systems (CMS), blogs and e-commerce scripts such as WordPress, Joomla, Drupal, OpenCart, Magento, PrestaShop, ZenCart and more which can be manually installed, installed upon request or one click automatic installation using Softaculous (Linux Only). If you require scripts that are not listed, please contact us and we will test it out for you.
Learn More About Web Shared Hosting
What is web hosting?
Web hosting is a type of internet hosting service that allows individuals and organizations to store their website in the cloud accessible via the World Wide Web and to have email functionality which users can receive email send to their domain extension (EG. firstname.lastname@example.org).
Yeahhost, as a Malaysia hosting provider provides storage space in our shared hosting servers located in one of our data center in Malaysia or overseas to serve the purpose of hosting your website and email accounts. We aim to remain one of the best Malaysia web hosting provider to serve your hosting needs.
What is shared hosting?
Shared hosting is a hosting environment where multiple users share the same server resources to power their hosting features such as website, email, database, storage, DNS and more. This reduces the cost of hosting to make it affordable and yet maintain its reliability when resources are equally and fairly shared.
Shared hosting servers are designed to cater such a need where all users' data are isolated from one another even though they share the same server resource, this enhances the security of all shared hosting accounts.
What is the Difference between Shared and Dedicated Hosting?
Shared hosting users together shared hosting resources to bring down the total cost of ownership for having a hosting service. The shared resources primarily includes CPU, memory, disk I/O and bandwidth.
All shared hosting users have the responsibility to use the shared resources fairly so that all resources can be equally distributed among its group of users. The cost of a shared hosting account is affordable to individual and organization of all sizes.
Dedicated hosting is where all hosting resources are dedicated to a single owner, it may be a single user or an entire organization. The specification of server resources such as CPU, amount of memory, bandwidth, disk storage size and so on shall be determined by its owner during the ordering of the dedicated service. Since hosting resources are dedicated, consistent high performance is guaranteed.
Besides the need for performance to go for dedicated hosting, dedicated users also have the flexibility to setup any server functionalities or install any software onto the server based on their needs.
Location of Data Center
Our servers are located in ISO certified data centers at the hub of our nation Malaysia in Kuala Lumpur, in Cyberjaya ("Silicon Valley of Malaysia") and in Penang Cybercity, this provides optimum network and redundancy support to all our assets. Our Malaysia data centers are managed by AIMS and TM VADS IDC. For overseas request, we have servers located in data center at Montreal, Canada.