By Gail Seymour

In this series, we’re looking at the Windows operating system (OS) as a Web hosting platform. In the series overview, we looked at how Windows was developed and at its popularity. We’ve also looked at the scripting languages used on the Windows OS platform for serving Web pages, SQL Server and MSADO database software. In this article, we’re focusing on Microsoft's current position in the Server OS market and its plans for the future. (more…)

By Gail Seymour

In this series, we’re looking at the Windows operating system (OS) as a Web hosting platform. In the series overview, we looked at how Windows was developed and at its popularity. We’ve also looked at the scripting languages used on the Windows OS platform for serving Web pages. Later we will look at, Microsoft's current position in the Server OS market and its plans for the future. In this article, we’re focusing on SQL Server and MSADO database software. (more…)

By Gail Seymour

In this series, we’re looking at the Windows operating system (OS) as a Web hosting platform. We looked at how Windows was developed and at its popularity. Later we will look at SQL Server and MSADO database software, and discuss Microsoft's current position in the server OS market and its plans for the future. In this article, we’re focusing on the scripting languages used on the Windows OS platform for serving Web pages. (more…)

By Gail Seymour

When choosing a server for your Web site, one of the biggest decisions you have to make is which operating system (OS) to run it on. If you opt for a shared hosting plan, most hosts offer a choice between Windows and Linux. (more…)

When you purchase a Windows Web hosting plan, you are renting space for your Web site on a server that runs some version of Microsoft's Windows operating system for servers. This is not the same operating system that runs on a Windows PC. (more…)

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