There are different varieties of hosting solutions appropriate for different web portals with regard to the resources or the hosting environment they require. To select the most relevant hosting service for your web page, you have to calculate what server-side software it needs, how many visits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other specific needs that may need to be answered.
Shared web hosting - Assets
The most adequate alternative for small size web sites with several hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of website hosting, each client pays only for their account, which diminishes the overall price per customer noticeably. There are different web hosting accounts varying from one web hosting provider to another, delivering different amounts of server storage space and web traffic, different mail address account quotas and so on. The positive point is that you can purchase an account that will offer the features your online portal actually needs. You will not need to pay plenty of money for a plan you will not use, or end up with a small size account that cannot host the site. We, at , offer an enormous array of hosting packages suitable for personal or small business pages that even come with pre-installed script-based systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it simpler. If you kick off with a low-end plan and you require more resources, upgrading to a more advanced package takes just a click.
Shared web hosting - Weaknesses
A shortcoming of the shared hosting platform is that the servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to install additional software platforms. Some web portals, above all web stores, request applications to be installed on the web server for them to function, and with a shared website hosting environment, you can activate solely software programs that do not require complete root access.
VPS Web Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For web sites that request root access, or if your site has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of daily visits, what you require is a VPS or a dedicated server. A virtual web hosting server is a software imitation of a dedicated machine and it functions in a strictly identical way.
Virtual Private Web Servers
Both platforms commonly include full root access and can be rebooted through a software program by the user, autonomously from the web hosting provider. Like the shared web hosting plans, the VPS and the dedicated server plans involve diverse specs depending on what the hosting company has to offer. A private virtual server hosting package offers guaranteed data space, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be increased for short spans of time in case there are spare resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is using, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A VPS web server is simpler to manage as it ships with virtualization software, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, explore statistics, and so on. The management of a dedicated server is more complicated, so such a solution would rather be utilized by knowledgeable clients.
Nonetheless, given hosting vendors offer managed dedicated web server hosting services where they execute dedicated hosting server administration operations instead of the client. This can be included in the package or an additional upgrade.
Prior To Reaching a Decision...
Picking the top hosting plan is crucial as it can influence the stable functioning of a site. Before settling on a package, compare the pros and cons, explore completely all the preconditions for the web page to function properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still not sure which one is the best hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.