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Windows Hosting - Advantages

by Alesia Arefjeva

When you are going to build up your site in the Internet, you had better start from choosing a hosting provider. Nevertheless before you choose a hosting company, you ought to know their major categories. Also you should know what facilities of hosting you acquire.
Ordinarily, this random depends on the programming languages which hosting can maintain. E.G., In case if you use MySQL or PHP, Perl on the site, you will choose a Linux server. But suppose you are going to use ASP, you'd better select Windows hosting. Next,

Windows-hosting is nice if you use Windows provided technologies like Visual Basic.

In practice Windows hosting is a choice of people who could be grouped into 2 major groups: those who are not interested in technical specifications of hosting and think that Windows hosting is supposed to be easier for their comprehension, and those who, vice versa, understand that they lack Windows hosting accurately.

Benefits of Windows hosting

1.NET technologies, such as ASP are accessible on the Windows platform. If you have a site developed on Microsoft. NET technologies, you ought to make a choice of Windows hosting.
2.ASP.NET technology is interesting as it is, as the language is compiled. It has many plugins and can rival any php or perl. Windows hosting can either support Net Framework, MSSQL.
One more advantage is that with Unix you will likely operate to work rightly with ASP and ASP.NET, but Windows can "co-work" with nearly all popular PHP/MySQL scripts and add-ons.
3. If you plan to have a large database for a organisation, Windows hosting is the best choice.
4. Access databases cooperate only with Windows hosting. Access can be started only on the Microsoft Windows platform, therefore, cannot work under Linux hosting. If your the site involves this function, you ought to reconcile to hosting on the Windows server.
5. If you use any of Microsoft's Sharepoint tools, Windows hosting is the only trustworthy choice. Nothing else but Windows hosting gives worthy Microsoft-specific business services as Sharepoint Services, Microsoft CRM, Exchange.
6. You can administrate through Remote Desktop, the program nowadays is provided with all Windows XP versions. So, you do not need to upload any additional utilities like Radmin, VNC, etc.

Windows hosting, in general, is more valuable because of expenditures on Microsoft licenses, but yet it supposes good support and controlling.

Friday, Dec 18th, 2009