Quality Web Hosting
There are various varieties of web hosting accounts appropriate for different web sites when it comes to the resources or the web hosting platform they require. To choose the most adequate web hosting service for your web portal, you need to estimate what server-side software programs it requires, how many daily visits you anticipate at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special demands that may need to be answered.
Shared website hosting - Advantages
5 websites hosted
Unlimited websites hosted
The most appropriate alternative for small size online portals with a few hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this type of website hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which reduces the overall price per customer seriously. There are various web hosting solutions differing from one hosting company to another, providing different amounts of web space and web traffic, different mail address account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can purchase an account that will include the resources your website actually requires. You will not need to pay lots of cash for an account you will not avail of, or wind up with a small sized package that cannot accommodate the online portal. We, at byowebhosting, offer a vast selection of web hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business web pages that even come with pre-activated script-based systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things easier. If you kick off with a low-end plan and you require more features, upgrading to a more powerful account takes only a mouse click.
Shared website hosting - Inconveniences
A drawback of the shared website hosting platform is that the hosting servers have some software programs installed on them and you are unable to activate additional software applications. Specific web sites, above all online stores, need applications to be available on the web hosting server for them to function, and with a shared web hosting environment, you can install only software that does not require complete server root access.
VPS Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For web pages that request root-level access, or if your website has many thousands or even millions of daily visits, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS is a virtual simulation of a dedicated server and it behaves in an exactly identical way.
Both environments traditionally include full root privileges and can be rebooted through a software tool by the client, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Akin to the shared website hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server accounts include different features depending on what the web hosting vendor offers. A Virtual Private Server web hosting package has guaranteed disk storage, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be extended for brief stretches of time provided that there are available resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limit is the hardware equipment it is availing of, and it can be revamped by altering or adding components. A private virtual server is simpler to run as it arrives with a virtualization console, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, check stats, etc. The management of a dedicated web server is more intricate, so such an account would rather be resorted to by practiced users.
Dedicated Web Servers
Nevertheless, certain web hosting providers provide managed dedicated server hosting services where they execute dedicated web server administration tasks on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of package or an additional option.
Before You Reach a Decision...
Settling on the top hosting plan is important as it can have an influence on the stable functioning of a web portal. Prior to picking an account, compare the pros and cons, check thoroughly all the requirements for the web site to work properly, particularly if it is script-based. And if you are still not sure which one is the best web hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.