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Quality Shared Hosting

There are various varieties of shared hosting solutions suitable for different web portals when it comes to the resources or the shared hosting environment they need. To choose the most proper shared hosting service for your site, you have to judge what server-side software programs it requires, how many daily visits you expect at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be answered.

Shared web hosting - Advantages

Business
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.75 / month
Startup
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$2.75 / month
 

The most relevant alternative for small size web sites with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this type of hosting, each customer pays only for their plan, which lowers the total cost per customer drastically. There are different web hosting solutions differing from one web hosting firm to another, offering different quotas of web space and monthly bandwidth, different mail account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can get a package that will include the features your web portal actually requires. You will not have to pay plenty of money for an account you will not use, or wind up with a small scale plan that cannot accommodate the online portal. We, at Infinity Website Hosting, offer an enormous selection of shared hosting packages appropriate for personal or small business web sites that even include pre-activated script-based systems like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things simpler. If you commence with a low priced package and you demand more system resources, upgrading to a high-end package involves only a click of the mouse.

Shared website hosting - Inconveniences

A disadvantage of the shared web hosting solution is that the web servers have some software programs installed on them and you cannot install additional software programs. Certain websites, chiefly web storefronts, require software applications to be activated on the web hosting server for them to operate, and with a shared web hosting account, you can activate solely software that does not require server root access.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Servers

For web sites that demand full root-level access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even millions of hits per day, what you need is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A virtual web server is a virtual emulation of a dedicated server and it acts in a strictly identical manner.

VPS Web Servers

Both platforms normally give complete server root access and can be restarted via a software interface by the user, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Similar to the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server hosting plans sport different features depending on what the web hosting supplier has to offer. A VPS package includes guaranteed server storage space, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can occasionally be enhanced for short stretches of time on condition that there are spare system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limitation is the hardware configuration it is availing of, and it can be revamped by altering or adding components. A VPS web server is simpler to tackle as it comes with a virtualization platform, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, check stats, and so on. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more elaborate, so such a solution would rather be utilized by practiced clients.

Dedicated Servers

However, given hosting vendors provide managed dedicated web hosting services where they perform dedicated web hosting server administration operations instead of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an additional option.

Before You Opt...

Settling on the top hosting package is crucial as it can influence the stable performance of a web site. Before picking a plan, compare the pros and cons, inspect thoroughly all the requirements for the website to function properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt 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 assist you and answer all your questions.