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There are different varieties of shared hosting packages suitable for different websites in relation to the resources or the shared hosting platform they demand. To choose the most proper shared hosting service for your online portal, you need to access what server-side software applications it requires, how many daily hits you anticipate at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other special needs that may have to be fulfilled.
Shared web hosting - Benefits
The most relevant option for small scale websites with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this form of web space hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which diminishes the total price per user noticeably. There are different web hosting plans differing from one hosting company to another, providing different amounts of storage space and web traffic, different email box account quotas and so on. The good point is that you can pay for an account that will offer the features your web portal in fact demands. You will not have to pay a lot of money for an account you will not make use of, or wind up with a small sized package that cannot accommodate the web portal. We, at Essential Hosting, offer a wide variety of shared hosting plans appropriate for private or small business portals that even come with pre-installed script-driven systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things easier. If you kick off with a low-price account and you demand more resources, upgrading to a high-end package involves just a click of the mouse.
Shared Hosting - Weaknesses
A weakness of the shared hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software installed on them and you are unable to install additional software platforms. Some sites, particularly web shops, demand applications to be activated on the web hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared hosting account, you can install solely software that does not need root-level access.
Virtual Private Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For websites that demand root-level access, or if your site has many thousands or even millions of daily viewers, what you demand is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A private virtual server is a software simulation of a dedicated machine and it acts in an exactly identical way.
VPS Web Servers
Both platforms usually provide full root privileges and can be restarted via a software program by the customer, independently from the web hosting supplier. Akin to the shared web hosting packages, the virtual private servers and the dedicated hosting server accounts comprise diverse specifications based on what the hosting company has to offer. A private virtual hosting server plan offers guaranteed web space, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be boosted for brief periods of time if there are available system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is making use of, and it can be revved up by altering or appending components. A virtual private web hosting server is easier to tackle as it comes with a virtualization tool, which can be utilized to restart it, to install applications, monitor stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more complex, so such a plan would rather be utilized by proficient customers.
Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
Nevertheless, certain web hosting providers offer managed dedicated hosting services where they carry out dedicated server management assignments instead of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an additional option.
Prior To Choosing...
Selecting the top hosting plan is important as it can have an effect on the proper work of a online portal. Prior to picking an account, compare the pros and cons, survey carefully all the prerequisites for the web portal to operate properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still not sure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.