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There are various varieties of shared web hosting accounts appropriate for different web pages with regard to the resources or the shared web hosting platform they demand. To choose the most proper shared web hosting service for your online portal, you have to estimate 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 need to be met.

Shared Web Hosting - Virtues

The most proper alternative for small sized web pages with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this form of web space hosting, each user pays only for their account, which reduces the total price per individual seriously. There are different web hosting plans differing from one web hosting firm to another, providing different quotas of disk space and bandwidth, different e-mail account quotas and so on. The plus is that you can buy a plan that will include the specifications your web portal actually requires. You will not have to pay a lot of money for an account you will not use, or end up with a small sized plan that cannot shelter the web site. We, at BigBMC, offer a huge selection of shared web hosting plans suitable for personal or small business portals that even provide pre-activated script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things easier. If you commence with a low-cost account and you need more system resources, moving to a more powerful account takes just a click of the mouse.

Shared Website Hosting - Downsides

A negative side of the shared web hosting platform is that the servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to install new software programs. Certain web sites, chiefly online storefronts, need software applications to be available on the hosting server for them to function, and with a shared website hosting platform, you can activate only software programs that do not request server root access.

Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated Servers

For portals that request complete root-level access, or if your web site has many thousands or even millions of viewers per day, what you require is a VPS web hosting or a dedicated server web hosting. A Virtual Private Server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated hosting server and it acts in exactly the same manner.

Virtual Servers

Both environments typically come with full server root access and can be rebooted through a software platform by the customer, autonomously from the hosting company. Much like the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS web hosting and the dedicated hosting server accounts contain different functionalities depending on what the web hosting company offers. A Virtual Private Server package has guaranteed server storage space, random access memory and CPU quotas that can sometimes be enlarged for short spans of time in case there are available resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware equipment it is making use of, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A VPS hosting server is easier to handle as it ships with a virtualization tool, which can be utilized to restart it, to install applications, check statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated server is more elaborate, so such a plan would rather be used by proficient clients.

Dedicated Web Servers

Yet, given hosting companies provide managed dedicated web hosting services where they perform dedicated web hosting server administration assignments on behalf of the customer. This can be a part of package or an extra upgrade.

Before You Select...

Opting for the top hosting package is essential as it can have an influence on the stable work of a website. Before choosing a plan, compare the pros and cons, explore thoroughly all the prerequisites for the site to perform properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared web hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales representatives will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.