Quality Web Hosting
There are different sorts of web hosting solutions suitable for different web portals in regard to the system resources or the web hosting environment they demand. To choose the most proper web hosting service for your website, you have to calculate what server-side software programs it requires, how many daily visits you anticipate at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may need to be covered.
Shared Website Hosting - Advantages
Unlimited websites hosted
1 website hosted
The most optimal alternative for small scale online portals with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting plan. With this form of webspace hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which diminishes the overall price per customer seriously. There are various web hosting plans varying from one web hosting vendor to another, providing different quotas of hard disk space and web traffic, different email account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can purchase a plan that will include the specs your web page actually demands. You will not need to pay a lot for an account you will not avail of, or end up with a small sized account that cannot host the web page. We, at TheDedicatedHosting.com, offer a great choice of web hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business websites that even come with pre-installed script-powered systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you begin with a low-end account and you require more resources, upgrading to a high-end plan demands just a mouse click.
Shared Web Hosting - Inconveniences
A negative aspect of the shared website hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot activate new software. Certain web sites, mainly online shops, need applications to be installed on the web hosting server for them to function, and with a shared web hosting environment, you can activate only software applications that do not require server root access.
Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers
For online portals that request complete server root access, or if your web portal has many 1000's or even millions of visits per day, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS web server is a software simulation of a dedicated server and it operates in absolutely the same way.
Virtual Private Web Servers
Both solutions normally offer root-level access and can be rebooted through a software tool by the user, independently from the web hosting company. Similar to the shared website hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web hosting server packages involve diverse specs depending on what the web hosting company has to offer. A virtual server web hosting plan offers guaranteed storage space, RAM and CPU quotas that can occasionally be enhanced for brief intervals of time in case there are spare resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is availing of, and it can be revved up by changing or adding components. A virtual private web server is easier to manage as it offers virtualization software, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor statistics, etc. The management of a dedicated web server is more elaborate, so such a package would rather be utilized by experienced clients.
Dedicated Web Servers
Still, certain hosting companies offer managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they implement dedicated hosting server management tasks instead of the client. This can be included in the package or an extra feature.
Before You Choose...
Settling on the top hosting plan is essential as it can affect the stable work of a site. Prior to settling on a package, weigh the pros and cons, survey thoroughly all the preconditions for the online portal to run properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which one is the best web hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.