Shared Web Hosting

Namhost offers both Linux and Windows Web Hosting options. If you are unsure of which option to take, we highly recommend you have a look at the Linux Web Hosting Packages.

Below you can see a summary of the biggest differences between Linux and Windows Web Hosting. The table below should make it easy to decide which option is best for you, but if you still need further assistance, please do not hestitate to contact us.

  Linux Hosting .NET Hosting
Control Panel cPanel Plesk
Application Manager Quickinstall Application Pack 1.0
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Database Support
MySQL Yes! Yes!
PostgreSQL *only enabled on request Yes! Yes!
MsSQL No! Yes!
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Language Support
ASP, ASP.NET 2.0, ASP.NET 3.5, ASP.NET 4.0 No! Yes!
Ruby On Rails Yes! No!
JSP Yes! No!
CGI Yes! Yes!
PHP Yes! Yes!
Perl Yes! Yes!
Python Yes! Yes!
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Other
Task Manager Cron Scheduled Tasks
GD GD 2 GD 1
SSI Yes! Yes!
Image Magick Yes! Yes!
FrontPage Yes! Yes!
Hotlink Protection Yes! Yes!
Custom Error Pages Yes! Yes!
Instant PHPnuke Yes! Yes!
Instant Chatroom Yes! Yes!
Instant Forum Yes! Yes!
Instant Guestbook Yes! Yes!
Instant Counter Yes! Yes!
Redirect URL Yes! Yes!
Web Based File Manager Yes! Yes!
PW Protected Directories Yes! Yes!
phpMyAdmin Yes! Yes!
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Migrate to Namhost

Ready for stress-free hosting at unbeatable prices?

We make switching easier than ever! With our "YourMove" policy, you can now switch to Namhost today without paying for any paid months you would have lost at a previous host.

Our expert technicians will also assist with any data migrations or database setups that might be needed to get your existing website functioning! Sit back, relax and let us do all the ground work for you!

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