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There are different types of web hosting accounts suitable for different web sites when it comes to the resources or the web hosting environment they require. To choose the most proper web hosting service for your website, you must evaluate what server-side software it needs, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may need to be met.
Shared web hosting - Advantages
The most proper alternative for small sized online portals with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of hosting, each user pays only for their account, which lowers the overall cost per user seriously. There are different web hosting plans differing from one web hosting supplier to another, delivering different amounts of hard disk space and bandwidth, different email mailbox account quotas and so on. The good point is that you can obtain a plan that will offer the specifications your web page in fact requires. You will not need to pay a lot of money for a plan you will not make use of, or wind up with a small scale package that cannot shelter the online portal. We, at Big Data HOST IT, offer an extensive assortment of web hosting accounts appropriate for personal or small business websites that even include pre-activated script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you begin with a low grade package and you need more resources, upgrading to a more feature-rich plan requires just a click of the mouse.
Shared web hosting - Weak Sides
A weakness of the shared website hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software applications installed on them and you cannot install new software platforms. Given online portals, chiefly online shops, need applications to be activated on the web hosting server for them to function, and with a shared website hosting account, you can install only software programs that do not request server root access.
Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For websites that request full root access, or if your web site has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of daily hits, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual web hosting server is a software imitation of a dedicated server and it acts in strictly the same way.
Virtual Hosting Servers
Both services commonly include complete root access and can be restarted via a software tool by the customer, independently from the hosting company. Much like the shared website hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web hosting plans sport diverse specifications depending on what the web hosting vendor has to offer. A Virtual Private Server web hosting account contains guaranteed web space, RAM and CPU quotas that can occasionally be extended for short stretches of time if there are unused resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limit is the hardware equipment it is utilizing, and it can be revved up by changing or adding components. A virtual server is easier to tackle as it comes with a virtualization tool, which can be utilized to restart it, to install applications, examine statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such an account would rather be used by trained users.
Dedicated Web Servers
However, certain hosting providers provide managed dedicated web server hosting services where they complete dedicated server administration assignments instead of the client. This can be a part of package or an additional upgrade.
Before You Select...
Selecting the top hosting plan is essential as it can have an influence on the proper operation of a site. Prior to selecting a package, weigh the pros and cons, investigate carefully all the requirements for the website to run properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still not sure which is the best web hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.