Web Hosting on FreeBSD Operating System(excerpts taken from www.freebsd.org)
FreeBSD is an advanced operating system for x86 compatible, AMD64, DEC Alpha, IA-64, PC-98 and UltraSPARC® architectures. It is derived from BSD, the version of UNIX® developed at the University of California, Berkeley. It is developed and maintained by a large team of individuals.
FreeBSD is distinguished by its high performance networking and filesystem support, and is widely used among Internet service providers, including industry-recognized companies such as Yahoo!, above.net, and Verio. FreeBSD is also frequently used as a platform for embedded networking devices, including products from IBM, Inktomi, Juniper Networks, and Network Alchemy - a Nokia Company.
Cutting edge features
FreeBSD offers advanced networking, performance, security and compatibility features today which are still missing in other operating systems, even some of the best commercial ones.
Powerful Internet solutions
FreeBSD makes an ideal Internet or Intranet server. It provides robust network services under the heaviest loads and uses memory efficiently to maintain good response times for thousands of simultaneous user processes.Quadra Hosting provides web hosting powered by FreeBSD for the best reliability, performance, stability and ease of maintenance.
See also: Comparison between FreeBSD, Linux and Windows