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Quality Shared Hosting

There are different types of shared hosting solutions suitable for different web portals when it comes to the resources or the shared hosting platform they require. To choose the most relevant shared hosting service for your web portal, you must judge what server-side software programs it needs, how many visits per day you anticipate at the start and in the long run, as well as any other specific demands that may need to be covered.

Shared web hosting - Good Points

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$2.83 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.83 / month

The most appropriate alternative for small sized web sites with several hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this type of webspace hosting, each user pays only for their account, which decreases the overall price per customer significantly. There are different web hosting accounts differing from one web hosting company to another, furnishing different quotas of server storage space and monthly traffic, different e-mailbox account quotas and so on. The privilege is that you can purchase a plan that will have the specs your web site really needs. You will not need to pay plenty of cash for a plan you will not utilize, or end up with a small scale account that cannot accommodate the website. We, at Mad Host, offer a wide collection of shared hosting solutions suitable for personal or small business web sites that even offer pre-installed script-driven systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you begin with a low-end account and you need more features, moving to a more feature-rich plan requires only a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Shortcomings

A weak side of the shared web hosting solution is that the servers have some software installed on them and you cannot activate additional software applications. Some web pages, chiefly online shops, demand applications to be present on the web hosting server for them to work, and with a shared website hosting solution, you can activate solely software platforms that do not demand complete server root access.

VPS Web Servers and Dedicated Servers

For web pages that need full server root access, or if your online portal has many 1000's or even millions of visitors per day, what you demand is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A Virtual Private Server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated web server and it works in an absolutely identical manner.

Virtual Servers

Both services traditionally include full server root access and can be restarted through a software interface by the customer, autonomously from the web hosting provider. Analogous to the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated server hosting accounts have diverse specifications depending on what the hosting vendor offers. A virtual private web server plan includes guaranteed disk storage, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be increased for brief periods of time provided that there are unused system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limitation is the hardware equipment it is availing of, and it can be upgraded by changing or adding components. A virtual web hosting server is simpler to handle as it involves a virtualization platform, which can be utilized to restart it, to install applications, explore statistics, and so on. The management of a dedicated hosting server is more complex, so such a solution would rather be used by practiced users.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

Nevertheless, given web hosting corporations offer managed dedicated web server hosting solutions where they carry out dedicated server administration operations instead of the client. This can be included in the package or an extra service.

Prior To Deciding...

Choosing the top hosting package is vital as it can influence the stable functioning of a web page. Before selecting a package, compare the pros and cons, explore completely all the preconditions for the web portal to function properly, especially if it is script-driven. And if you are still unsure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales representatives will be happy to assist you and answer all your questions.