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Top Shared Hosting

There are various types of shared hosting packages suitable for different web pages in terms of the system resources or the shared hosting platform they require. To select the most adequate shared hosting service for your web site, you have to calculate what server-side software applications it requires, how many visits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other specific needs that may have to be answered.

Shared web hosting - Advantages

The most relevant alternative for small web sites with a few hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting package. With this type of web hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which minimizes the total price per person seriously. There are different web hosting plans differing from one web host to another, delivering different amounts of disk space and bandwidth, different mail account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can pay for an account that will provide the specs your online portal actually requires. You will not have to pay lots of cash for a package you will not use, or wind up with a small sized plan that cannot host the online portal. We, at Elasticis Hosting+, offer a large collection of shared hosting packages suitable for personal or small business websites that even offer pre-activated script-driven platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things easier. If you commence with a low-price account and you demand more features, upgrading to a more feature-rich package involves just a mouse click.

Shared website hosting - Inconveniences

A negative aspect of the shared website hosting solution is that the web servers have some software platforms installed on them and you are unable to activate new software applications. Specific web sites, mainly online storefronts, request software applications to be available on the web hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can install only software that does not need root access.

Virtual Private Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

For web pages that require complete root access, or if your portal has many 1000's or even millions of daily hits, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A private virtual server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated server and it acts in an exactly identical way.

Private Virtual Hosting Servers

Both environments generally come with complete root access and can be restarted via a software tool by the user, autonomously from the hosting provider. Much like the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated hosting server accounts contain diverse characteristics based on what the hosting company has to offer. A VPS package offers guaranteed web storage, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can occasionally be enlarged for brief stretches of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web server, the only limit is the hardware equipment it is availing of, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to tackle as it offers virtualization software, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, examine stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be resorted to by competent clients.

Dedicated Web Servers

Yet, certain providers offer managed dedicated web hosting services where they implement web server management assignments on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of package or an additional upgrade.

Prior To Electing...

Settling on the top hosting package is important as it can have an effect on the stable operation of a site. Before selecting a package, weigh the pros and cons, appraise completely all the preconditions for the web site to operate properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.