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There are various varieties of web hosting services appropriate for different web pages in relation to the system resources or the web hosting platform they demand. To select the most adequate web hosting service for your web portal, you need to calculate what server-side software applications it demands, how many daily visits you expect at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other specific needs that may have to be answered.
Shared Web Hosting - Virtues
The most appropriate choice for small scale online portals with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting plan. With this type of hosting, each user pays only for their account, which lowers the overall cost per individual radically. There are various web hosting accounts varying from one hosting company to another, delivering different amounts of server space and monthly bandwidth, different mail quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can get a package that will include the specifications your site really needs. You will not have to pay lots of cash for a package you will not utilize, or wind up with a small sized account that cannot shelter the online portal. We, at Xen Effect Studio, offer an enormous collection of web hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business portals that even come with pre-installed script-powered platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you commence with a less powerful account and you demand more resources, moving to a better account demands just a mouse click.
Shared website hosting - Weak Sides
A negative aspect of the shared website hosting environment is that the web servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot activate new software programs. Certain web pages, mainly online shops, need software applications to be installed on the web server for them to work, and with a shared website hosting plan, you can install solely software platforms that do not request complete root-level access.
Virtual Private Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For web pages that demand server root access, or if your website has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you demand is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual web hosting server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated server and it works in strictly the same way.
Virtual Private Web Servers
Both environments typically provide complete root access and can be rebooted via a software platform by the customer, independently from the hosting supplier. Analogous to the shared website hosting packages, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server packages come with different features based on what the hosting provider offers. A virtual private web server hosting package contains guaranteed hard disk storage, random access memory and CPU quotas that can at times be enlarged for brief periods of time provided that there are spare system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware architecture it is utilizing, and it can be upgraded by altering or appending components. A private virtual server is easier to cope with as it includes a virtualization tool, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, examine stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated server is more intricate, so such an account would rather be resorted to by skilled clients.
Dedicated Web Servers
Still, some hosting corporations provide managed dedicated server web hosting services where they run web hosting server management tasks instead of the customer. This can be a part of plan or an additional upgrade.
Before You Decide...
Settling on the top hosting package is important as it can affect the proper work of a web portal. Prior to selecting an account, compare the pros and cons, survey carefully all the requirements for the online portal to work properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still unsure which is the best web hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.