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Offline CeJay

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Windows vs. Apache/Linux
« on: December 20, 2006, 08:10:43 AM »
I have seen a few people have their sites (4images) on a Windows server.
I have installed 4images 4 other times (through Cpanel) on a Apache/Linux.

Now I have a friend that is asking if I would be willing to help him install 4images on his website. His is has his hosting on a Windows server that doesn't have cPanel (Mainly cause he wants to use as much of Microsoft FrontPage that he can  :roll: ).
I have no issue on installing with out cPanel as I should know enough to get that done with out issues.

However I have been trying to talk him to go on a Apache/Linux machine as I have heard they usually offer more then Windows do. Well with Apache/Linux being recommended right in the read me files I used this as well.
So now I am trying to find out the differences of using 4images on a Windows vs. Apache/Linux server.

Can anyone give me any feedback on this since I know almost squat on Windows servers?
Has anyone ever ended up using both? If so which is the one you would suggest using?

Thanks for anyones time that they can give me.   :!: :!:
It is much appreciated!

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Re: Windows vs. Apache/Linux
« Reply #1 on: December 22, 2006, 03:00:00 PM »
Ok, how about I rephrase this.

What are the pro's and con's with Windows and Apache/Linus with 4images?

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Re: Windows vs. Apache/Linux
« Reply #2 on: January 02, 2007, 02:38:59 PM »
My Gallery has been both a Win Server and Apache.


I'm not sure if it was configuration of the win server I was on or what, But that gallery is 10 times faster on the Apache server I'm on. With the same host.

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Re: Windows vs. Apache/Linux
« Reply #3 on: January 03, 2007, 01:26:05 PM »
Apache/LINUX server is better for EVERY web application witch is using MySQL. Windows servers are good for ASP and ASP NET applications.

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Re: Windows vs. Apache/Linux
« Reply #4 on: January 26, 2007, 09:11:25 AM »
Apache/LINUX server is better for EVERY web application witch is using MySQL. Windows servers are good for ASP and ASP NET applications.
This one I actually knew.

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Thanks for your input!


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