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Explanation of Shared Web Hosting

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The most archetypal and commonly used variety of web hosting is the hosting service. It represents a means to host your web page without having to know much about programming and administrating a web server. What's more, it's also the most inexpensive form of hosting and it's indeed affordable for everybody. Nevertheless, what is hosting?

What is hosting?

As the name suggests, the hosting service is a form of service where lots of users share the system resources of the same web hosting server. This suggests that all hosting server components like CPU, hard disks, RAM, NICs etc. are apportioned among the users whose accounts are on that same hosting server. This is usually rendered achievable by creating different accounts for the separate clients and setting some limits and quotas for each of them. Those restrictions are allocated in order to prevent the customers from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the web server from overburdening. Typically, hosting clients do not have full root access to the web server's config files, which basically denotes that they cannot access anything else on the hosting server but their own website hosting account. The website hosting resources that each account may avail of are set by the hosting firm that owns the server and by the respective web hosting package. That results in the second essential question:

How are the shared hosting web servers split among the users?

Web hosting companies that furnish hosting packages commonly have different web hosting packages. Those plans contain diverse quotas of website hosting features and specs, which actually determine the limitations that a web hosting account will have. The user may choose between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he thinks will fit him best. The website hosting package will then determine what limitations the user's account will involve, once set up. The costs and the specifications of the web hosting packages are chosen by the specific web hosting corporation. Based on the politics of the distributor, the hosting solution can be divided into 2 types - the free hosting solution and the common shared service, currently very popular among "cPanel hosting" vendors as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to say, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from one another and they really are subject to the marketing tactics of the particular corporation and, of course, the needs of the given client.

What is the distinction between the free and the classic hosting solution?

Of course, the principal difference between the free of cost and the paid service is in the quantity of resources that they involve. Free web hosting corporations are not able to keep a great number of web hosting servers, hence, they plainly host more customers on a single server by lowering the quantity of resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only in case the servers are monitored and dealt with properly, since the immense number of accounts may cause the hosting server to crash over and over again. The majority of the free website hosting companies, however, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's very hard to find a free website hosting solution that's actually worth the effort. The top free hosting distributors usually provide free customer support even to the free web hosting users, because they want their web pages to grow bigger so that they eventually move to a paid web hosting account, which offers more web hosting features. Such company, for instance, is FreeHostia.com, which is among the biggest and eldest free hosting vendors worldwide.

At the same time, traditional hosting providers such as us, are able to maintain lots of servers and hence, we are able to offer much more powerful website hosting packages. Of course, that influences the cost of the website hosting packages. Paying a higher fee for a hosting service, though, does not automatically denote that this service has a finer quality. The most advantageous solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a fee that corresponds to the real service which you're getting. Besides, we also provide a free extra with the hosting plan, such as the 1-click applications installer, complemented with hundreds of cost-free web skins. As a hosting corporation, we do care about our reputation and that is the reason why if you pick us, you can be certain that you won't get deceived into buying a plan that you cannot in fact avail of.

What should I anticipate from a hosting solution?

The hosting solution is best for those who wish to host a basic web portal, which is going to swallow a small or medium amount of traffic each month. You cannot expect, however, that a hosting account will last you a lifetime, because as your business gets bigger, your web site will become more and more resource consuming. Hence, you will have to ultimately move to a more feature-rich hosting service like a semi-dedicated servers, a VPS (aka a private virtual web server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server. Therefore, when picking a web hosting supplier, you should also consider scalability, or else you might end up transferring your domain manually to a separate supplier, which can bring about web site problems and even prolonged downtime for your web page. If you go with JasaHosting.net as your website hosting distributor, you can rest safe that we can provide you with the required domain name and hosting services as you get bigger, is essential and will spare you lots of headaches in the future.

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