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The type of hosting you need depends on what kind of development language or database you might use with your website. Your home operating system will not affect which hosting account you choose.

Choose Linux Hosting account if you are going to use PHP, Ruby, Perl, Python, or CGI scripting. Linux accounts use a MySQL database. If you plan on using a Web application to blog, podcast, or create a shopping cart, check to see what language the developers used to create the application. For most simple and large websites, Linux is best and cheapest option.

Choose Windows Hosting if you will use ASP or ASP.NET. Windows hosting use a SQL Server (MS SQL) or Access database. If you plan on using a Web application to blog, podcast, or create a shopping cart, check to see what language the developers used to create the application. ASP.NET application typically require some programming on your computer before you can use the application online.

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