Reseller web hosting is a type of web hosting in which the account owner has the facility to utilize his/her assigned hard drive space, and bandwidth to host websites on behalf of third parties. To accomplish this, the reseller procures the host services in the wholesale form and later on sells them to the customers at a profit. A specific portion of the bought hard drive space is kept by the reseller him/herself.
It is up to the reseller to rent the dedicated server from a hosting company or resell the shared hosting services. In the second scenario, the reseller is allowed to sell a specific amount of disk space and bandwidth to his/her clients without leasing a server from a hosting company with which it is signed for the reseller account.
Linux distributions have been used for server operating systems for the past many years, and have risen to distinction in that area. According to an account by Netcraft, in 2006, eight out of ten most reliable internet-hosting companies use Linux distributions on their web servers.
Some of the reasons why Linux Reseller Web Hosting is better and efficient than others are, as described underneath. One of the main benefits of Linux Reseller Hosting is that it does not come with the price tag of high licensing fee attached to it.
It is open source software and could be downloaded without any cost. A Linux website can easily be converted into a window website without any anomaly. The website could effortlessly be changed if the requirement of the client develops.
Linux reseller hosting is very cost beneficial, as it is a completely free operating system, and in most cases, only costs the distribution charges paid by either the host of the server or the owner. When the need for using scripting languages like PHP, MySQL or pearl for the website arises, Linux Web Hosting is the most trusted, and economical answer to this requirement.
Many extensive databases rely on Linux Hosting, host providers such as MSQL, MySQL and PostgreSQL run on Linux Reseller Web Hosting. Linux Reseller Web Hosting has proved a more secure web hosting facility than windows hosting, and on this base, Linux server hosting are more in demand by web designers and programmers.
Linux Hosting is outstanding for small business owners because of its excellent performance and cost effectiveness.