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Top Shared Web Hosting
There are different varieties of shared web hosting accounts suitable for different web pages in relation to the system resources or the shared web hosting platform they need. To choose the most appropriate shared web hosting service for your web page, you have to judge what server-side software applications it demands, 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 met.
Shared Website Hosting - Dividends
The most relevant choice for small sized sites with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which minimizes the total price per individual drastically. There are various web hosting plans differing from one web hosting supplier to another, offering different amounts of storage space and bandwidth, different e-mail box account quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can buy a package that will provide the features your web page in fact needs. You will not have to pay plenty of cash for a plan you will not make use of, or end up with a small package that cannot shelter the web portal. We, at Host MM, offer a great collection of shared web hosting plans suitable for personal or small business web pages that even include pre-installed script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it easier. If you kick off with a cheaper account and you need more system resources, moving to a more feature-rich account demands only a click of the mouse.
Shared web hosting - Negative Aspects
A negative side of the shared web hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software programs installed on them and you cannot install new software platforms. Specific websites, particularly online stores, need software applications to be activated on the hosting server for them to run, and with a shared website hosting plan, you can install only software that does not require server root access.
Private Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For web sites that request full root access, or if your web portal has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of daily viewers, what you require is a VPS web hosting or a dedicated server web hosting. A virtual web server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated solution and it operates in a strictly identical manner.
Both solutions usually come with server root access and can be rebooted through a software tool by the customer, autonomously from the web hosting provider. Just like the shared website hosting packages, the VPS web hosting and the dedicated hosting server plans include diverse characteristics depending on what the web hosting company has to offer. A virtual server web hosting package offers guaranteed server storage, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be enhanced for short spells of time in case there are spare resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limit is the hardware configuration it is utilizing, and it can be configured by changing or adding components. A private virtual web server is easier to manage as it includes virtualization software, which can be used to reboot it, to install applications, monitor statistics, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be used by trained users.
Still, some hosting corporations provide managed dedicated server web hosting services where they run dedicated web server management procedures instead of the client. This can be a part of plan or an additional option.
Prior To Reaching a Decision...
Picking the top hosting plan is essential as it can affect the stable functioning of a web site. Prior to picking a package, compare the pros and cons, appraise carefully all the requirements for the web portal to operate properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared web hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to assist you and answer all your questions.