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There are different types of shared hosting plans suitable for different web portals in regard to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they need. To choose the most appropriate shared hosting service for your site, you have to reckon what server-side software applications it demands, how many daily hits you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other specific demands that may need to be satisfied.
Shared website hosting - Strong Points
The most optimal option for small scale web sites with several hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this type of website hosting, each client pays only for their plan, which reduces the overall cost per client seriously. There are various web hosting accounts varying from one web hosting firm to another, furnishing different amounts of server storage space and bandwidth, different e-mailbox account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can obtain a package that will have the specifications your online portal really demands. You will not need to pay lots of money for a package you will not use, or wind up with a small scale account that cannot accommodate the online portal. We, at ValueWebhosts.com, offer a huge array of shared hosting plans appropriate for private or small business sites that even provide pre-activated script-based platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things easier. If you start with a less powerful plan and you need more functionalities, upgrading to a better package takes just a mouse click.
Shared web hosting - Negative Points
A negative side of the shared website hosting platform is that the hosting servers have some software platforms installed on them and you are unable to install additional software programs. Specific sites, mainly web shops, request software applications to be activated on the hosting server for them to function, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can install solely software applications that do not need full server root access.
Virtual Web Servers and Dedicated Servers
For online portals that need full root-level access, or if your portal 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 hosting server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated machine and it works in an absolutely identical way.
Private Virtual Web Servers
Both environments usually provide root privileges and can be rebooted via a software program by the client, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Just like the shared web hosting packages, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server plans contain diverse specs based on what the hosting provider has to offer. A virtual server account offers guaranteed web storage, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for brief spans of time on condition that there are free system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limit is the hardware configuration it is availing of, and it can be configured by altering or appending components. A VPS is easier to manipulate as it comprises virtualization software, which can be used to reboot it, to install applications, monitor statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more elaborate, so such a package would rather be used by knowledgeable clients.
However, some web hosting vendors offer managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they execute dedicated server administration assignments on behalf of the client. This can be a part of plan or an additional feature.
Prior To Selecting...
Opting for the top hosting package is essential as it can have an influence on the stable operation of a site. Before selecting a plan, weigh the pros and cons, check completely all the prerequisites for the online portal to operate properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.