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There are different sorts of web hosting plans appropriate for different sites in relation to the resources or the web hosting environment they need. To choose the most adequate web hosting service for your website, you need to estimate what server-side software programs it needs, how many visits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other special demands that may need to be satisfied.
Shared website hosting - Perquisites
The most optimal choice for small scale web portals with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this type of site hosting, each user pays only for their account, which reduces the total price per client significantly. There are different web hosting solutions differing from one hosting vendor to another, delivering different amounts of server space and monthly traffic, different e-mail box account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can buy a package that will have the specs your web site in fact demands. You will not have to pay plenty of cash for a package you will not avail of, or wind up with a small package that cannot shelter the web page. We, at OMEGA Hosting, offer a big collection of web hosting solutions suitable for private or small business portals that even include pre-installed script-driven platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you kick off with a low priced account and you need more features, moving to a better account takes only a click of the mouse.
Shared web hosting - Negative Signs
A negative aspect of the shared website hosting platform is that the hosting servers have some software programs installed on them and you are unable to activate new software. Specific online portals, above all web shops, request software applications to be present on the server for them to run, and with a shared website hosting environment, you can activate only software platforms that do not demand complete server root access.
Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
For web portals that demand root-level access, or if your web site has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of visits per day, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A private virtual web server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated machine and it functions in an absolutely identical way.
VPS Hosting Servers
Both solutions generally include complete root access and can be restarted via a software interface by the client, independently from the hosting company. Analogous to the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated hosting server accounts include different characteristics depending on what the web hosting provider has to offer. A VPS web server hosting package offers guaranteed data space, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be increased for short spans of time in case there are available system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is using, and it can be revamped by altering or appending components. A VPS web hosting server is simpler to cope with as it involves a virtualization software platform, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, check statistics, and so on. The management of a dedicated hosting server is more elaborate, so such a solution would rather be used by experienced clients.
Dedicated Web Hosting Servers
Nonetheless, certain web hosting companies provide managed dedicated web server hosting solutions where they perform server administration operations instead of the customer. This can be a part of package or an additional option.
Before You Decide...
Selecting the top hosting package is important as it can have an influence on the stable operation of a online portal. Before choosing a package, weigh the pros and cons, explore completely all the prerequisites for the website to run properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still not sure which is the best web hosting service for you, check with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to assist you and answer all your questions.