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Shared Hosting Definition

Shared hosting is a sort of Internet service that permits persons and firms to make their web sites visible on the World Wide Web. Web hosting service providers are firms that offer disk drive space on a web server kept in a data center and guarantee continuous Internet connection.

Where do you begin?

The World Wide Web has become an essential part of everyone's daily routine. It offers you the option to earn a bit of cash on the side, but can also be a chief source of revenue. In order to put advertisements on your web site or to popularize a service that you sell, you invariably require a hosting service, which will make sure that your online portal is protected and always accessible. But how do you discover one that is inexpensive and yet reliable enough?

The shared web hosting solution

The solution hosting suppliers have come up with is called shared web hosting. With the shared web hosting solution, multiple web hosting accounts are hosted on one and the same hosting server. There are austere limitations on the system resources that each account can actually avail of, thus ensuring that they do not interfere with each other. The shared hosting solution offers decent performance and is cheaper than, let's say, a dedicated hosting web server, which is utilized by just one person. The shared web hosting solution enables shared hosting companies to offer their clients affordable prices. It normally comes with intuitive web hosting Control Panel software, as is the case with the server that we at PriceToHost provide, and permits everybody to manage their web portals without bothering about server installation and maintenance procedures, which are taken care of solely by the hosting services provider.

VPS hosting

With the VPS hosting solution, on the other hand, you share a physical machine with other clients, but you are allotted a dedicated share of the system resources. The private virtual server solution is the middle ground between the much cheaper shared web hosting solution and the more high-priced dedicated hosting server solution, and is a very appropriate solution for anyone who wishes to set up, for instance, an audio or video streaming web site or a social networking web site. The circumstance that you need to cope with the server configuration settings and software updates yourself is somewhat of a disadvantage, but this could also be a big plus if you indeed need to make certain server configuration changes - something that would be impossible on a shared web server.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Dedicated hosting servers are in most situations much more high-priced than shared hosting or Virtual Private Server web hosting solutions. You might wonder why would anyone use a dedicated server then? The explanation is rather simple. If your corporation has a large-scale web portal, or just has very exact web server architecture and safety requirements, the proper choice would be a dedicated web hosting server that you or your server administrators can manage directly. For someone who is willing to invest in safety and dependability, the higher price is not an issue. You receive full root access and can use 100 percent of the hosting server's system resources without anyone else utilizing these resources and interfering with your sites.