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Top Shared Hosting

There are different kinds of shared hosting plans appropriate for different web sites in relation to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they need. To choose the most suitable shared hosting service for your online portal, you must reckon what server-side software programs it requires, how many visits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other special demands that may have to be satisfied.

Shared website hosting - Positive Points

The most adequate choice for small sites with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this form of hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which minimizes the total cost per individual markedly. There are various web hosting plans differing from one hosting provider to another, furnishing different quotas of hard disk space and web traffic, different e-mailbox account quotas and so on. The positive point is that you can obtain a package that will include the resources your web page actually needs. You will not need to pay lots of money for a package you will not avail of, or wind up with a small size account that cannot host the website. We, at , offer an extensive selection of shared hosting plans appropriate for personal or small business web pages that even provide pre-activated script-powered platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you start with a low grade package and you demand more functionalities, moving to a high-end account demands only a click of the mouse.

Shared website hosting - Drawbacks

A negative aspect of the shared web hosting environment is that the servers have some software programs installed on them and you cannot activate new software applications. Certain web sites, mainly web stores, demand applications to be present on the web server for them to run, and with a shared web hosting package, you can activate only software platforms that do not demand root-level access.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

For web portals that need full root-level access, or if your web site has many 1000's or even millions of visitors per day, what you need is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A private virtual web server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated web hosting server and it functions in a precisely identical manner.

Virtual Private Hosting Servers

Both services typically provide complete server root access and can be rebooted via a software platform by the user, independently from the web hosting provider. Just like the shared web hosting plans, the virtual private servers and the dedicated server hosting accounts include diverse characteristics based on what the web hosting company offers. A virtual private web server hosting plan has guaranteed server storage, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can occasionally be increased for short periods of time in case there are available resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is utilizing, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to manipulate as it involves a virtualization console, which can be utilized to restart it, to install software applications, check stats, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more intricate, so such a solution would rather be utilized by practiced clients.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Nevertheless, given companies offer managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they execute dedicated web server administration procedures instead of the client. This can be included in the package or an extra option.

Before You Reach a Decision...

Choosing the top hosting plan is vital as it can have an effect on the stable operation of a web site. Prior to opting for a plan, compare the pros and cons, study thoroughly all the prerequisites for the online portal to work properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared 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.