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There are different sorts of web hosting services suitable for different web portals in regard to the resources or the web hosting environment they require. To select the most optimal web hosting service for your web portal, you have to calculate what server-side software it requires, how many daily visits you anticipate at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be met.
Shared website hosting - Dividends
The most appropriate option for small scale web portals with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting solution. With this form of web site hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which reduces the total price per customer critically. There are various web hosting solutions differing from one web hosting provider to another, providing different amounts of hard disk storage space and monthly bandwidth, different email mailbox account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can order an account that will have the resources your web site actually needs. You will not need to pay lots of cash for an account you will not use, or wind up with a small size account that cannot host the web portal. We, at CP Web Hosting, offer a great selection of web hosting plans suitable for private or small business web portals that even provide pre-installed script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you kick off with a less powerful plan and you need more system resources, upgrading to a high-end plan requires just a mouse click.
Shared web hosting - Weaknesses
A weak side of the shared hosting environment is that the hosting servers have some software platforms installed on them and you cannot install additional software. Some websites, chiefly online stores, demand software applications to be present on the web server for them to function, and with a shared website hosting environment, you can activate only software programs that do not request complete root-level access.
Virtual Web Servers and Dedicated Servers
For portals that demand root access, or if your web portal has many thousands or even millions of hits per day, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual private hosting server is a software emulation of a dedicated solution and it works in an exactly identical way.
Virtual Hosting Servers
Both environments traditionally offer full root-level access and can be restarted via a software program by the user, autonomously from the web hosting company. Analogous to the shared hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server packages involve different specifications depending on what the hosting vendor offers. A virtual web server account includes guaranteed disk storage space, random access memory and CPU quotas that can at times be boosted for brief periods of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated server, the only limiting factor is the hardware architecture it is availing of, and it can be configured by altering or adding components. A Virtual Private Server is easier to manipulate as it comes with a virtualization software platform, which can be utilized to restart it, to install software applications, examine statistics, etc. The management of a dedicated web server is more complex, so such a plan would rather be used by knowledgeable customers.
Dedicated Hosting Servers
Still, some hosting suppliers offer managed dedicated server web hosting services where they perform dedicated web hosting server administration tasks instead of the client. This can be included in the plan or an additional feature.
Prior To Electing...
Selecting the top hosting package is essential as it can influence the proper work of a web page. Before picking an account, compare the pros and cons, examine completely all the preconditions for the website to function properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which one is the best web hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.