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There are various varieties of shared hosting packages suitable for different web sites in relation to the system resources or the shared hosting platform they need. To pick the most optimal shared hosting service for your web page, you have to evaluate what server-side software it needs, how many hits per day you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other specific requirements that may have to be answered.

Shared web hosting - Strong Points

The most appropriate option for small web pages with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this type of site hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which decreases the total price per customer substantially. There are diverse web hosting packages varying from one hosting provider to another, delivering different quotas of hard disk storage space and web traffic, different e-mailbox account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can pay for a package that will have the features your online portal actually needs. You will not have to pay a lot of cash for an account you will not utilize, or wind up with a small plan that cannot host the site. We, at Launch Your Site Today, offer a large collection of shared hosting accounts suitable for personal or small business web portals that even offer pre-activated script-powered systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it simpler. If you begin with a low priced account and you need more system resources, moving to a more powerful plan requires only a click.

Shared website hosting - Disadvantages

A negative aspect of the shared web hosting environment is that the web hosting servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install additional software programs. Some websites, mainly online shops, need applications to be present on the web hosting server for them to perform, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can activate solely software platforms that do not demand full root-level access.

VPS Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers

For portals that require full root-level access, or if your portal has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS web hosting server is a software simulation of a dedicated solution and it works in an absolutely identical manner.

Virtual Web Hosting Servers

Both platforms typically include complete root-level access and can be rebooted via a software program by the customer, independently from the hosting provider. Much like the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting accounts come with different specifications based on what the web hosting vendor has to offer. A VPS plan includes guaranteed hard disk storage space, random access memory and CPU quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for brief spells of time provided that there are available system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware it is making use of, and it can be revved up by altering or appending components. A virtual hosting server is easier to cope with as it comprises a virtualization platform, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated server is more complex, so such a solution would rather be resorted to by qualified users.

Dedicated Servers

Nonetheless, given web hosting companies offer managed dedicated server web hosting solutions where they perform dedicated hosting server administration tasks instead of the customer. This can be a part of package or an extra upgrade.

Before You Opt...

Opting for the top hosting package is vital as it can influence the proper functioning of a site. Before settling on a package, compare the pros and cons, check thoroughly all the requirements for the online portal to work properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.