"Whether for large Web hosting companies such as DreamHost or
small IT shops like Penguix, Linux is becoming the hosting platform
"The cost-effectiveness of Linux when compared with other
platforms such as Windows and Solaris is reason enough to develop
on the open-source platform, but flexibility also plays a role,
said solution providers.
"Strapped for cash, four college students borrowed some money in
1997 to start DreamHost. The money went toward a server running
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