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Shared Hosting Clarified

As its name denotes, shared hosting is a solution, which entails hosting web content. There are different forms and kinds of web hosting, depending on the aims and on the functions. Nevertheless, they all pertain to hosting files, which, once hosted, are made available through the Internet. A web host is in fact a web hosting service that is linked to the Internet and has its own Internet Protocol address, which enables users to access it via the World Wide Web. The hosting server's architecture and its resources are determined by the kind of web hosting solution it's going to be utilized for.

What are the different types of hosting?

Depending on the objective, the hosting solution may be:

File Hosting - this type of web hosting allows the clients to store their files on a specific web server. With the standard file hosting service, the files that are kept may only be accessed by the individual that's utilizing the service. This hosting service generally pertains to backups of PCs , documents, private files and even other web servers. This service may also include given limits in relation to the web storage space and the root privileges. There may also be web traffic quota limits, but that is dependent on the actual service provider.

Warez Web Hosting - the so-called warez hosting solution is resembling the previous hosting service form. Yet, unlike the file web hosting service, the warez hosting solution is utilized for circulating patented content without being given the go-ahead by the patent proprietor. To cut a long story short - it entails the illegitimate circulation of files and documents. There are numerous approaches for this to be executed, but the 2 main ways are - through plain Hypertext Transfer Protocol downloading and via peer-to-peer connections. The first way entails either a given web page, or, most often, just a directory on a server that's been made available for everybody to access it and thereby download copyrighted content free of charge. The second method entails a P2P connection, making use of the so-called Torrent servers, via which users transfer files between each other. There are not many web hosting vendors that allow such form of web hosting on their web hosting servers, mostly because of all the legal problems that it presupposes. Generally such web sites are hosted on personal dedicated servers that are registered by third-party corporations either in the Middle East or in Asia.

Email Hosting - this solution is utilized with both shared web hosting and dedicated servers, depending on the user's desire. If you desire to set up your very own personal SMTP email server, then you will need either a VPS server or a dedicated server that offers the level of access needed to complete such a task. For conventional e-mail web hosting ends, however, you can avail of a simple shared web hosting account, to which you can point the mail exchanger records of your domain. This is not a solution that's widely used, because the web hosting and the email hosting services are being served by two separate web servers, usually owned by separate firms.

Shared Hosting - the most widely spread and universally utilized hosting service these days. It's utilized for hosting website files, whose type is determined by the Operating System the hosting server is running - Linux or Windows. Different kinds of files demand specific hosting server Operating Systems, or else they won't be displayed properly on the Web. This form of hosting may include disk storage and traffic quota limitations, root access and CPU usage limits.

Depending on the goals and on the functions, the client should choose the kind of web server that he needs for his work, and, of course, the web hosting supplier that's going to provide it. There are several kinds of servers, based on the specifications and the web hosting solutions that they provide. These are:

Shared Web Hosting Server - a shared web server supplies a smaller quantity of system resources, which, of course, reflects on the cost of the service. It can be utilized for hosting small size and middle size online portals, which do not demand large quotas of server storage space and traffic.

Semi-dedicated Servers - they function on the very same principle as the shared web hosting servers. Even so, there are much fewer clients hosted on the same web server. That is why, each of them will receive a greater share of the server's resources like RAM, server storage space, bandwidth and CPU. Perfect for hosting bulky web sites that do not require full server root access.

Virtual private servers are excellent for medium web pages, which do need root access to the hosting server's configuration files. Typically, there are a number of VPS hosting server accounts located on the same physical machine. In spite of that, each of them is autonomous from the others and has its own OS.

Dedicated Server - a completely dedicated web server set up and accessed by you and only you. It ensures a mammoth quantity of system resources. It also provides complete root-level access, which renders it the optimal solution for any kind of web page that demands a hosting solution.

The sole question that's left is:

Which website hosting distributor should I opt for?

As already mentioned, there are not many web hosting providers providing warez hosting services because of legal predicaments. Such providers are being shut down virtually every month. Therefore, if you wish to establish such a service, you should do it on your own computer. The shared web hosting solution is the most widely spread kind of web hosting service. Hence, each website hosting provider offers it. Not all of them, though, offer solutions such as VPS web hosting servers, Semi-dedicated Servers and dedicated hosting servers. Most of the small sized web hosting suppliers do not have the resources needed for maintaining those solutions. You can easily ID such companies by the kinds of solutions that they are supplying and by the manner in which they introduce them to the clientele. For instance, some companies permit you to begin with a small sized hosting package and afterwards shift to a more advanced one, if you consider it obligatory to do so. This is extremely convenient, since you do not need to transmit websites between servers and there is no possibility of facing network outages due to all the predicaments that may crop up.

We, at provide all types of solutions and possess the adequate web hosting server resources and staff to guarantee that their customers will not experience any predicaments when changing services, which is what a top hosting company is actually all about.