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There are various types of web hosting accounts suitable for different web sites with regard to the system resources or the web hosting environment they require. To choose the most suitable web hosting service for your online portal, you need to access what server-side software it requires, how many hits per day you anticipate at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other specific needs that may need to be covered.
Shared Website Hosting - Positive Points
The most optimal choice for small sized websites with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting plan. With this type of webspace hosting, each user pays only for their account, which lowers the total price per customer noticeably. There are diverse web hosting solutions differing from one hosting vendor to another, delivering different amounts of server storage space and web traffic, different email address account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can pay for a plan that will have the features your web page in fact demands. You will not have to pay lots of money for an account you will not utilize, or end up with a small package that cannot host the website. We, at instalhost, offer a big assortment of web hosting plans appropriate for personal or small business web portals that even offer pre-installed script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you begin with a basic plan and you need more features, upgrading to a high-end package requires only a click of the mouse.
Shared web hosting - Shortcomings
A negative aspect of the shared website hosting environment is that the web servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to activate new software programs. Specific websites, above all online stores, require software applications to be available on the web hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared web hosting account, you can install solely software applications that do not require full server root access.
Private Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For web sites that require complete root-level access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of daily viewers, what you demand is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual server is a software emulation of a dedicated server and it runs in a strictly identical way.
Private Virtual Hosting Servers
Both environments commonly come with full root privileges and can be restarted through a software platform by the client, autonomously from the hosting company. Akin to the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting packages come with diverse specifications based on what the web hosting company offers. A VPS server plan offers guaranteed hard disk space, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can at times be enhanced for brief spans of time in case there are spare system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web server, the only limitation is the hardware it is using, and it can be revamped by altering or appending components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to cope with as it comprises a virtualization console, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, explore statistics, and so on. The administration of a dedicated server is more intricate, so such an account would rather be used by competent users.
Dedicated Web Servers
Yet, certain companies provide managed dedicated server web hosting services where they execute dedicated web hosting server administration operations on behalf of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an extra option.
Before You Select...
Selecting the top hosting package is important as it can affect the stable functioning of a web page. Before settling on a plan, weigh the pros and cons, examine completely all the preconditions for the web page to operate properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still unsure which one is the best web hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.