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There are various sorts of hosting packages suitable for different web sites with regard to the system resources or the hosting platform they need. To pick the most optimal hosting service for your website, you must reckon what server-side software it needs, how many visits per day you anticipate at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special needs that may need to be fulfilled.

Shared website hosting - Advantages

The most optimal alternative for small sized web sites with several hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting solution. With this form of site hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which decreases the overall price per user significantly. There are various web hosting plans differing from one company to another, furnishing different amounts of hard disk storage and traffic, different email quotas and so on. The plus is that you can buy an account that will have the specs your web site indeed requires. You will not need to pay lots of cash for an account you will not avail of, or wind up with a small account that cannot accommodate the site. We, at, offer a wide choice of hosting plans suitable for private or small business portals that even come with pre-activated script-driven platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things simpler. If you begin with a less powerful account and you demand more functionalities, upgrading to a high-end package involves just a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Shortcomings

A disadvantage of the shared web hosting solution is that the hosting servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install additional software applications. Specific web portals, above all online stores, need software applications to be installed on the hosting server for them to work, and with a shared web hosting platform, you can install solely software applications that do not request full server root access.

Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Servers

For online portals that require complete root access, or if your site has many thousands or even millions of viewers per day, what you need is a VPS or a dedicated server. A private virtual web hosting server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated web server and it functions in a strictly identical manner.

Virtual Web Hosting Servers

Both services commonly include full server root privileges and can be restarted through a software platform by the client, independently from the hosting provider. Much like the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS and the dedicated server hosting packages have different functionalities based on what the web hosting vendor has to offer. A virtual web hosting server package includes guaranteed data space, RAM and CPU quotas that can at times be enlarged for short spells of time if there are spare system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limit is the hardware equipment it is making use of, and it can be configured by changing or appending components. A virtual web server is simpler to manage as it includes a virtualization platform, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install applications, check stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated server is more complex, so such a package would rather be used by proficient clients.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

Still, some hosting providers provide managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they run dedicated server management operations on behalf of the client. This can be a part of package or an extra service.

Prior To Electing...

Selecting the top hosting plan is crucial as it can have an influence on the stable work of a web page. Prior to selecting an account, weigh the pros and cons, examine completely all the preconditions for the web page to run properly, particularly if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which one is the best 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.

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