+1-855-211-0932 (ID:302860)
In need of quality hosting? Sign up now!

HomeHosting ArticlesQuality Shared Hosting

Quality Shared Hosting

There are different types of shared hosting services suitable for different web sites in regard to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they require. To choose the most proper shared hosting service for your website, you have to evaluate what server-side software programs it needs, how many hits per day you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other specific needs that may have to be covered.

Shared website hosting - Privileges

Hot Rod
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.00 / month
Rat Rod
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.92 / month

The most relevant option for small web pages with several hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting solution. With this form of web hosting, each client pays only for their account, which minimizes the total price per person markedly. There are different web hosting plans differing from one web host to another, furnishing different quotas of web space and web traffic, different e-mail account quotas and so on. The privilege is that you can order a plan that will have the specifications your site in fact demands. You will not need to pay plenty of money for a plan you will not make use of, or wind up with a small account that cannot shelter the site. We, at RatRod Hosting, offer a vast variety of shared hosting packages appropriate for private or small business portals that even provide pre-installed script-driven systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it simpler. If you commence with a low-cost plan and you demand more system resources, upgrading to a more feature-rich plan demands only a click of the mouse.

Shared Hosting - Negative Points

A drawback of the shared web hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to activate additional software platforms. Certain web portals, especially web stores, need software applications to be present on the web server for them to run, and with a shared website hosting solution, you can activate only software platforms that do not demand complete root access.

Private Virtual Web Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers

For portals that request complete server root access, or if your site has many thousands or even millions of daily visitors, what you require is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A Virtual Private Server is a software imitation of a dedicated web hosting server and it runs in a strictly identical way.

VPS Web Servers

Both services traditionally come with complete root access and can be rebooted via a software platform by the customer, independently from the hosting provider. Just like the shared web hosting packages, the virtual private servers and the dedicated server hosting accounts include different functionalities based on what the web hosting vendor offers. A virtual web server account has guaranteed data storage, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can sometimes be increased for brief spells of time on condition that there are available resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated server, the only limit is the hardware it is availing of, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A virtual hosting server is easier to run as it offers a virtualization console, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more intricate, so such a package would rather be utilized by knowledgeable users.

Dedicated Web Servers

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

Prior To Choosing...

Choosing the top hosting package is vital as it can influence the stable functioning of a website. Prior to picking an account, weigh the pros and cons, examine completely all the preconditions for the web page to run properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still not sure which one is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales reps will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.