Quality Shared Web Hosting
There are various types of shared web hosting plans suitable for different web sites in regard to the resources or the shared web hosting environment they need. To choose the most optimal shared web hosting service for your web portal, you must calculate what server-side software applications it needs, how many daily hits you expect at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other specific requirements that may have to be met.
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The most proper choice for small scale websites with a few hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting account. With this form of web site hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which minimizes the overall price per person drastically. There are different web hosting plans differing from one web hosting company to another, furnishing different quotas of disk storage space and web traffic, different mail quotas and so on. The good point is that you can get a package that will include the features your online portal actually requires. You will not have to pay a lot for a plan you will not use, or end up with a small size package that cannot accommodate the site. We, at CS Hosting, offer an extensive assortment of shared web hosting solutions suitable for private or small business sites that even offer pre-activated script-driven platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things easier. If you start with a cheaper account and you need more resources, upgrading to a high-end account involves only a click.
Shared Hosting - Weak Sides
A drawback of the shared website hosting platform is that the hosting servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install additional software applications. Some web portals, particularly web storefronts, require applications to be activated on the web hosting server for them to operate, and with a shared website hosting platform, you can activate solely software programs that do not request complete root-level access.
VPSs and Dedicated Web Servers
For online portals that request complete root access, or if your website has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you require is a VPS web hosting or a dedicated server web hosting. A VPS hosting server is a software emulation of a dedicated machine and it works in an absolutely identical way.
Virtual Private Hosting Servers
Both services typically offer full root access and can be restarted through a software program by the client, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Similar to the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS web hosting and the dedicated web server hosting accounts include different specs based on what the hosting provider offers. A virtual server hosting plan offers guaranteed web space, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be enlarged for short spans of time on condition that there are free system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is using, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A virtual web server is easier to manage as it comprises virtualization software, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be resorted to by trained clients.
Dedicated Hosting Servers
However, some web hosting vendors offer managed dedicated server hosting solutions where they implement dedicated hosting server management operations on behalf of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an additional upgrade.
Before You Choose...
Choosing the top hosting package is important as it can influence the proper functioning of a web site. Before opting for an account, weigh the pros and cons, examine completely all the requirements for the site to work properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still not sure which one is the best shared web hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales representatives will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.