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There are different varieties of shared web hosting accounts suitable for different web sites in relation to the system resources or the shared web hosting environment they need. To select the most proper shared web hosting service for your website, you must judge what server-side software programs it needs, how many hits per day you anticipate at the start and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may need to be covered.

Shared web hosting - Good Points

The most suitable choice for small size web portals with several hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting solution. With this form of web hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which reduces the total price per person noticeably. There are diverse web hosting solutions varying from one host to another, delivering different amounts of data storage space and web traffic, different e-mail quotas and so on. The benefit is that you can buy a package that will have the specs your online portal in fact demands. You will not have to pay lots of money for a plan you will not utilize, or end up with a small size account that cannot accommodate the website. We, at viawebcloud, offer an immense collection of shared web hosting packages appropriate for personal or small business web sites that even come with pre-installed script-driven platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things easier. If you kick off with a low-price plan and you need more functionalities, moving to a more advanced package demands just a mouse click.

Shared website hosting - Inconveniences

A negative aspect of the shared hosting environment is that the servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot install new software applications. Some online portals, mainly web storefronts, require applications to be activated on the web server for them to function, and with a shared web hosting account, you can install solely software that does not request complete server root access.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers

For web portals that need full root access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you need is a VPS web hosting or a dedicated server web hosting. A virtual web hosting server is a software imitation of a dedicated web server and it behaves in a precisely identical manner.

Virtual Private Web Servers

Both environments traditionally provide root-level access and can be restarted via a software program by the customer, autonomously from the hosting supplier. Similar to the shared web hosting plans, the VPS web hosting and the dedicated server accounts include diverse functionalities depending on what the web hosting company offers. A Virtual Private Server package offers guaranteed server space, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can at times be extended for brief intervals of time in case there are available resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limiting factor is the hardware it is making use of, and it can be revved up by changing or adding components. A virtual server is simpler to administer as it comes with a virtualization software platform, which can be used to reboot it, to install applications, examine statistics, etc. The management of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a package would rather be resorted to by trained users.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Nevertheless, some hosting providers offer managed dedicated web hosting services where they complete dedicated web server administration assignments instead of the client. This can be included in the plan or an additional option.

Before You Elect...

Selecting the top hosting plan is essential as it can affect the proper work of a web page. Prior to picking a plan, compare the pros and cons, investigate thoroughly all the requirements for the web portal to function properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared 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.