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There are various varieties of hosting accounts suitable for different web sites in regard to the resources or the hosting environment they demand. To pick the most suitable hosting service for your website, you must access what server-side software applications it demands, how many daily hits you anticipate at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other specific needs that may need to be answered.
Shared Hosting - Assets
The most suitable choice for small web sites with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this form of website hosting, each user pays only for their plan, which reduces the total price per user critically. There are diverse web hosting plans differing from one web hosting firm to another, supplying different amounts of disk storage space and monthly bandwidth, different email mailbox account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can purchase an account that will include the resources your site actually requires. You will not have to pay a lot of money for a package you will not use, or wind up with a small size account that cannot host the online portal. We, at Agra Web Hosting, offer a vast collection of hosting solutions suitable for private or small business websites that even include pre-installed script-powered systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you commence with a low-cost package and you require more functionalities, upgrading to a better account requires just a click.
Shared Website Hosting - Weak Points
A disadvantage of the shared web hosting solution is that the hosting servers have some software installed on them and you are unable to activate additional software applications. Given web portals, above all online shops, request software applications to be available on the server for them to operate, and with a shared hosting package, you can activate only software platforms that do not need full root access.
Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers
For web pages that demand full server root access, or if your site has many thousands or even millions of hits per day, what you require is a VPS or a dedicated server. A VPS server is a software imitation of a dedicated solution and it acts in exactly the same manner.
Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers
Both platforms commonly come with full root access and can be rebooted through a software program by the customer, independently from the web hosting provider. Similar to the shared website hosting plans, the VPS and the dedicated server packages include different specifications based on what the hosting vendor has to offer. A VPS web server hosting package offers guaranteed server storage, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be expanded for brief spans of time in case there are free system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is utilizing, and it can be configured by changing or adding components. A virtual web hosting server is easier to administer as it includes a virtualization panel, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, examine statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more elaborate, so such a package would rather be utilized by competent clients.
Nonetheless, certain web hosting vendors offer managed dedicated server web hosting solutions where they implement web server administration procedures instead of the client. This can be included in the plan or an additional option.
Prior To Electing...
Picking the top hosting plan is important as it can affect the proper functioning of a web site. Prior to opting for a package, weigh the pros and cons, check carefully all the requirements for the online portal to perform properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still unsure which one is the best hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.