Best language for backend (server) processing.

I am thinking about extending the functionality of a desktop program to do some web-based processing.  I will need to intercept emails, parse them, do a database lookup, and send a resulting file to various sites.

What would be the best language to do this in?
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agsaptConnect With a Mentor Commented:
Java + application server such as Tomcat
rmmarshAuthor Commented:
would "Cent OS" work?  and do I need "root access"?
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