Posted on August 29, 2014 at 6:32 PM
Therefore to lower the chance of this happening, users that are subscribed to Shared Hosting services are not authorized to run their own programs. Most servers are based on the Linux operating system and LAMP (software bundle), which is driven by the reliability and security of open source software such as Linux and Apache.
Most of the large hosting companies use their own custom developed control panel.Control panels and web interfaces can cause controversy however, since web hosting companies sometimes sell the right to use their control panel system to others. Attempting to recreate the functionality of a specific control panel is common, which leads to many lawsuits over patent infringement.