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There are various kinds of shared hosting plans appropriate for different sites in terms of the resources or the shared hosting platform they require. To select the most appropriate shared hosting service for your site, you must estimate what server-side software programs it requires, how many daily visits you anticipate at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other specific requirements that may need to be answered.

Shared website hosting - Perquisites

The most suitable alternative for small sized websites with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this type of website hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which lowers the overall cost per person radically. There are various web hosting solutions differing from one web hosting supplier to another, supplying different amounts of data storage space and bandwidth, different mailbox account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can get a package that will include the resources your website really demands. You will not have to pay lots of cash for a plan you will not make use of, or end up with a small account that cannot accommodate the web site. We, at HappyPuppy, offer an enormous array of shared hosting plans suitable for personal or small business web pages that even provide pre-activated script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you commence with a low-cost plan and you require more system resources, moving to a more powerful package requires just a click.

Shared web hosting - Shortcomings

A negative side of the shared web hosting solution is that the web servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to install additional software programs. Given web pages, mainly online stores, demand software applications to be present on the server for them to function, and with a shared website hosting plan, you can activate only software applications that do not demand root access.

Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers

For portals that require full root access, or if your web portal has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of viewers per day, what you need is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A private virtual web server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated solution and it performs in an absolutely identical way.

Private Virtual Web Servers

Both platforms normally include complete server root access and can be rebooted via a software program by the user, autonomously from the hosting supplier. Just like the shared website hosting packages, the virtual private servers and the dedicated hosting accounts comprise diverse specifications depending on what the hosting supplier has to offer. A virtual private web server hosting account includes guaranteed disk space, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be extended for short spans of time provided that there are spare resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is availing of, and it can be revamped by changing or appending components. A virtual web hosting server is simpler to tackle as it comprises a virtualization console, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, examine statistics, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more complicated, so such a package would rather be resorted to by competent customers.

Dedicated Web Servers

Nonetheless, certain hosting suppliers offer managed dedicated server web hosting solutions where they run hosting server administration assignments on behalf of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an extra upgrade.

Prior To Opting...

Selecting the top hosting package is essential as it can have an effect on the stable performance of a online portal. Prior to selecting an account, compare the pros and cons, study carefully all the preconditions for the site to perform properly, especially if it is script-driven. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.