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Shared Website Hosting Description
The most basic and frequently utilized variety of web hosting is the shared web hosting service. It represents a way to host your web portal without having to understand much about programming and administrating a web hosting server. Moreover, it's also the cheapest type of web hosting and it's quite affordable for everybody. Nonetheless, what is shared web hosting?
What is shared web hosting?
As the name hints, the shared web hosting solution is a sort of service where many users share the reserves of the same web server. This denotes that all web server ingredients such as CPU, hard disk drives, RAM, NICs etc. are allotted among the clients whose accounts are on that very same server. This is usually rendered achievable by setting up different accounts for the different clients and assigning given limits and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are set so as to restrain the customers from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the server from overloading. Normally, shared web hosting clients do not have complete root access to the web hosting server's config files, which primarily denotes that they do not have access to anything else on the hosting server apart from their own personal hosting account. The web hosting resources that each account may avail of are set by the hosting vendor that owns the hosting server and by the particular hosting package. That gives rise to the second important question:
How are the shared web hosting servers divided among the customers?
Web hosting corporations that deliver shared web hosting plans commonly have diverse web hosting plans. Those packages offer diverse quotas of web hosting resources and specifications, which in fact fix the limits that a web hosting account will have. The customer may select between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will suit him best. The web hosting package will then determine what limits the client's account will involve, once set up. The prices and the features of the website hosting packages are fixed by the particular hosting distributor. Based on the politics of the firm, the shared web hosting service falls into 2 categories - the free hosting solution and the popular shared solution, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" distributors as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to say, which one is better, since they are quite different from each other and they indeed are subject to the business policy of the particular distributor and, of course, the needs of the specific customer.
What is the distinction between the free of cost and the standard shared web hosting solution?
Of course, the principal difference between the free of cost and the paid solution is in the amount of features that they offer. Free hosting providers are not capable of maintaining a great number of servers, hence, they just host more customers on one server by lowering the quantity of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only on condition that the web servers are supervised and administered appropriately, because the large number of accounts may cause the web hosting server to crash frequently. Most of the free web hosting corporations, though, overlook the quality of the service and hence, it's quite tough to come across a free web hosting solution that's in fact worth the time. The top free hosting firms usually offer free technical support even to the free website hosting users, because they want their web sites to grow so that they eventually upgrade to a paid website hosting plan, which offers more web hosting features. Such corporation, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the largest and eldest free hosting corporations worldwide.
At the same time, traditional shared web hosting corporations such as us, may afford to maintain plenty of hosting servers and so, we may afford to offer much more feature-rich website hosting plans. Of course, that reflects on the cost of the web hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a web hosting account, though, does not automatically denote that this package has a finer quality. The most optimal solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a price that corresponds to the actual service which you're receiving. Furthermore, we also provide a free bonus with the web hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of free-of-charge web themes. As a web hosting firm, we do care about our reputation and that is the reason why if you pick us, you can rest certain that you won't get swindled into paying for a package that you cannot in fact utilize.
What should I anticipate from a shared web hosting solution?
The shared web hosting solution is best for those who desire to host a standard web site, which is going to swallow a small or medium amount of bandwidth each month. You cannot expect, though, that a shared web hosting account will last you a lifetime, since as your business expands, your site will become more and more demanding. Hence, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful web hosting solution such as a semi-dedicated server web hosting, a VPS web hosting (a.k.a. a private virtual web hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server web hosting. So, when selecting a web hosting provider, you should also ponder about scalability, or else you might end up migrating your domain manually to a different vendor, which can create web site complications and even extended downtime for your website. If you go with Enterprise Technology as your website hosting supplier, you can rest safe that we can present you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow, is crucial and will save you lots of complications in the future.