A Linux based web host usually uses mostly open source Linux operating systems for their servers. Linux hosting is considered to have more benefits as it can run on numerous other free and open-source applications or scripts, making it highly flexible. Linux can accommodate far more applications and software than Windows web hosting. In the same time, Linux hosting is much cheaper than Windows hosting.
Linux hosting is well-known for its efficiency and speed compared to various other types of hosting servers. With Linux hosting your website is loaded faster with the needed data and information that any other given 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.