There are different varieties of shared hosting services suitable for different websites when it comes to the resources or the shared hosting environment they need. To choose the most relevant shared hosting service for your website, you must access what server-side software applications it demands, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the future, as well as any other special needs that may have to be met.
The most relevant choice for small size web sites with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of web space hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which reduces the total cost per user seriously. There are various web hosting plans differing from one company to another, providing different amounts of disk storage and monthly traffic, different e-mail address account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can obtain an account that will include the resources your site actually needs. You will not have to pay a lot of cash for a plan you will not make use of, or end up with a small sized package that cannot host the web portal. We, at Rincon Web Hosting, offer a vast array of shared hosting plans suitable for private or small business web portals that even come with pre-installed script-based systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you kick off with a cheaper plan and you demand more resources, upgrading to a more feature-rich package requires just a click.
A negative aspect of the shared web hosting solution is that the web hosting servers have some software programs installed on them and you cannot install additional software applications. Specific websites, particularly web storefronts, request software applications to be activated on the web server for them to perform, and with a shared web hosting environment, you can activate solely software platforms that do not need complete server root access.
For online portals that need server root access, or if your online portal has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you demand is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A VPS server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated machine and it acts in strictly the same way.
Both services traditionally offer complete server root access and can be rebooted via a software tool by the user, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Similar to the shared website hosting accounts, the virtual private servers and the dedicated hosting accounts sport different specifications based on what the web hosting company offers. A private virtual server web hosting plan includes guaranteed disk storage space, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can at times be enlarged for short stretches of time if there are unused resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware it is availing of, and it can be configured by changing or appending components. A private virtual hosting server is easier to tackle as it comes with a virtualization software platform, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install applications, examine statistics, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more complex, so such an account would rather be resorted to by knowledgeable clients.
Nevertheless, certain hosting suppliers provide managed dedicated web hosting solutions where they run web hosting server management tasks instead of the client. This can be a part of package or an extra feature.
Picking the top hosting package is essential as it can have an effect on the stable work of a site. Before choosing an account, compare the pros and cons, appraise thoroughly all the prerequisites for the website to run properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which one is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.