There are various kinds of hosting solutions suitable for different web portals when it comes to the system resources or the hosting platform they demand. To choose the most appropriate hosting service for your site, you must calculate what server-side software applications it needs, how many daily visits you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other special requirements that may need to be satisfied.
Shared website hosting - Assets
The most adequate option for small size online portals with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting plan. With this type of web space hosting, each user pays only for their account, which decreases the overall cost per client critically. There are diverse web hosting accounts differing from one web hosting provider to another, delivering different quotas of web space and bandwidth, different e-mail box account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can pay for a package that will offer the features your online portal in fact demands. You will not have to pay a lot for a package you will not avail of, or end up with a small package that cannot shelter the web page. We, at CIS Hosting, offer a huge selection of hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business web pages that even offer pre-installed script-driven systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you kick off with a low priced package and you demand more system resources, upgrading to a more feature-rich package takes only a click of the mouse.
Shared Web Hosting - Drawbacks
A negative side of the shared hosting environment is that the web hosting servers have some software platforms installed on them and you are unable to install new software platforms. Some sites, mainly online storefronts, need applications to be installed on the web hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared hosting account, you can activate only software applications that do not demand server root access.
Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For portals that need complete root access, or if your web site has many thousands or even millions of daily visitors, what you need is a VPS or a dedicated server. A Virtual Private Server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated web server and it functions in a strictly identical manner.
Virtual Hosting Servers
Both services usually come with complete root-level access and can be restarted via a software interface by the client, independently from the web hosting provider. Similar to the shared website hosting plans, the VPS and the dedicated web server accounts contain different characteristics based on what the hosting provider has to offer. A VPS hosting account includes guaranteed disk space, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be expanded for brief periods of time on condition that there are free system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware equipment it is using, and it can be upgraded by changing or adding components. A VPS hosting server is simpler to handle as it involves a virtualization platform, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be utilized by tech-savvy customers.
Dedicated Web Servers
However, given hosting companies offer managed dedicated web hosting services where they perform dedicated web server management assignments on behalf of the client. This can be included in the plan or an extra option.
Prior To Electing...
Settling on the top hosting package is vital as it can affect the stable performance of a site. Before settling on an account, compare the pros and cons, explore thoroughly all the prerequisites for the site to perform properly, particularly if it is script-based. And if you are still not sure which is the best hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.
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