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Quality Shared Hosting

There are different kinds of shared hosting packages appropriate for different web portals with regard to the resources or the shared hosting environment they demand. To pick the most relevant shared hosting service for your online portal, you have to estimate what server-side software programs it requires, how many daily hits you expect at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other special demands that may have to be fulfilled.

Shared Hosting - Benefits

Starter
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$2.92 / month
Business
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$4.17 / month
 

The most proper choice for small websites with several hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this type of web space hosting, each user pays only for their account, which reduces the total price per client substantially. There are diverse web hosting plans differing from one hosting vendor to another, supplying different amounts of disk storage and web traffic, different mail account quotas and so on. The good point is that you can order a package that will offer the specifications your web site actually needs. You will not have to pay plenty of cash for an account you will not make use of, or end up with a small package that cannot host the site. We, at surfhosting.eu, offer a big variety of shared hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business pages that even offer pre-activated script-driven systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things easier. If you start with a low priced account and you require more resources, moving to a more feature-rich plan requires just a click of the mouse.

Shared Hosting - Weaknesses

A negative side of the shared web hosting solution is that the web hosting servers have some software installed on them and you cannot activate new software platforms. Given web pages, above all web shops, require applications to be present on the web server for them to run, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can install only software platforms that do not request root-level access.

Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers

For online portals that require complete root-level access, or if your web page has many thousands or even millions of daily visits, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS is a virtual emulation of a dedicated web hosting server and it operates in a precisely identical manner.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers

Both platforms usually provide full root privileges and can be rebooted via a software program by the user, independently from the web hosting supplier. Much like the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated hosting server plans have diverse specs based on what the hosting supplier offers. A Virtual Private Server hosting plan has guaranteed disk space, RAM and CPU quotas that can at times be boosted for short intervals of time on condition that there are unused system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limiting factor is the hardware architecture it is making use of, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A VPS web server is easier to handle as it includes a virtualization console, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, examine statistics, etc. The management of a dedicated web server is more complicated, so such a solution would rather be resorted to by practiced clients.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

Nonetheless, some web hosting firms provide managed dedicated server hosting solutions where they carry out server administration procedures instead of the client. This can be included in the package or an extra upgrade.

Prior To Reaching a Decision...

Selecting the top hosting package is important as it can influence the proper functioning of a site. Before choosing an account, weigh the pros and cons, survey carefully all the preconditions for the website to work properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still not sure which is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.