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How Web Hosting Services Functions

Web hosting is a kind of Internet service that allows individuals and firms to make their web sites reachable online. Hosting service providers are firms that offer hard disk storage space on a server located in a datacenter and ensure continuous website availability.

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The World Wide Web is an indispensable part of every person's everyday routine. It gives you the opportunity to earn additional cash, but can also be a major source of income. In order to incorporate commercials on your web site or to promote a product that you offer, you invariably need a hosting service, which will make certain that your web portal is secure and always reachable. But how do you find one that is affordably priced and yet trustworthy enough?

The shared web hosting platform

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The solution hosting firms have brought forth is called shared web hosting. With the shared hosting solution, multiple shared hosting account holders are hosted on one and the very same hosting server. There are severe restrictions on the system resources that each hosting account can actually use, thus guaranteeing that they do not intervene with each other. The shared web hosting solution offers satisfactory performance and is more affordably priced than, let's say, a dedicated hosting web server, which is utilized by only one individual. The shared hosting solution permits web hosting corporations to offer their customers attractive prices. It normally includes easy-to-use Control Panel software, as is the case with the server that we at Host 23 provide, and lets everybody manage their online portals without bothering about server setup and maintenance procedures, which are entirely taken care of by the hosting distributor.

VPS hosting

With the VPS hosting solution, on the other hand, you share a physical machine with other virtual web server hosting clients, but you are allotted a dedicated share of the system resources. The virtual web server solution is the middle ground between the much less expensive shared hosting solution and the more expensive dedicated web hosting server solution, and is a very good solution for anyone who desires to build, for example, an audio or video streaming web site or a social networking website. The circumstance that you need to take care of the server configuration settings and software updates yourself is somewhat of a downside, but this could also be a huge asset if you indeed have to implement some server configuration modifications - something that would be impossible on a shared hosting web server.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Dedicated hosting servers are in the majority of instances much more expensive than shared web hosting or virtual server hosting solutions. You might ask why would anyone use a dedicated hosting web server then? The reply is pretty simple. If your company has a intense-traffic web page, or simply has very explicit web server configuration and security requirements, the most intelligent option is a dedicated hosting web server that you or your server admins can manage directly. For somebody who is willing to invest in security and stability, the higher price is not a concern. You are given complete root-level access and can utilize 100% of the dedicated web hosting server's system resources without anyone else using these resources and messing with your sites.