A Web Server is a Cloud Server configured with all the software and applications required in order to provide the Web services and content. The most common use of a Web Server is to host one or more websites, but it is also ideal for hosting business applications that can be accessed via the Internet.
A Web Server can either be based on Linux or Windows Operating System. For Linux Web Servers the Apache platform is adopted while thebWindows Web Servers are provided with IIS (Internet Information Services
* On Windows Web Servers you will find already installed and configured: IIS, Windows Components, .NET Framework 4.0, PHP, ActivePerl - Community Edition, MyODBC 3.51 - MyODBC 5.1.X - MySQL .NET, MVC3, WSE3.0, ASP.NET AJAX 1.0.
** On Linux Web Servers you will find already installed and configured: Apache, PHP + GD library,Perl, Phyton, Webmin.
Both Linux and Windows Web Servers support most common languages of server side pages, and for ones that aren't supported, they can still be installed by the user: PHP, ASP, ColdFusion Markup Language, JavaServer Pages, Perl CGI, Python, Ruby on Rails.