Quality Shared Hosting
There are different types of shared hosting services appropriate for different web portals in terms of the resources or the shared hosting environment they demand. To pick the most proper shared hosting service for your web site, you have to calculate what server-side software it needs, how many visits per day you anticipate at the start and in the future, as well as any other special needs that may have to be answered.
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The best option for small sized web portals with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting plan. With this form of website hosting, each user pays only for their account, which lowers the total cost per user markedly. There are different web hosting solutions differing from one host to another, supplying different amounts of server storage space and bandwidth, different email quotas and so on. The plus is that you can purchase a package that will include the specs your web site really needs. You will not need to pay a lot of money for a plan you will not make use of, or end up with a small account that cannot shelter the site. We, at Hammer Hosting Registrar, offer a huge selection of shared hosting solutions appropriate for private or small business web pages that even come with pre-installed script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you start with a low-cost package and you demand more features, moving to a more powerful plan involves only a click of the mouse.
Shared website hosting - Negative Signs
A disadvantage of the shared website hosting environment is that the servers have some software platforms installed on them and you are unable to activate new software programs. Some web sites, particularly online stores, demand applications to be activated on the web server for them to perform, and with a shared website hosting environment, you can activate only software platforms that do not request full root access.
VPSs and Dedicated Servers
For portals that need full root access, or if your site has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you demand is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A private virtual server is a software emulation of a dedicated machine and it acts in a strictly identical way.
Both solutions generally come with full root-level access and can be rebooted via a software platform by the customer, autonomously from the web hosting company. Like the shared hosting accounts, the virtual private servers and the dedicated hosting server packages comprise different specs based on what the hosting company offers. A VPS web hosting plan has guaranteed web space, RAM and CPU quotas that can at times be boosted for short periods of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware architecture it is making use of, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A VPS is easier to run as it includes a virtualization software platform, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, check stats, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be used by competent customers.
Dedicated Web Servers
However, some web hosts provide managed dedicated server web hosting services where they carry out dedicated server management operations on behalf of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an extra feature.
Prior To Reaching a Decision...
Opting for the top hosting plan is important as it can have an effect on the proper performance of a online portal. Before opting for an account, weigh the pros and cons, explore carefully all the requirements for the web portal to work properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.