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There are various types of hosting accounts suitable for different web sites in terms of the resources or the hosting platform they demand. To choose the most optimal hosting service for your online portal, you must evaluate what server-side software programs it needs, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be covered.

Shared Hosting - Privileges

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
Unlimited websites hosted
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$8.67 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
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The most adequate alternative for small websites with several hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting package. With this form of web site hosting, each client pays only for their plan, which diminishes the total cost per user substantially. There are diverse web hosting plans varying from one company to another, supplying different amounts of disk storage and monthly bandwidth, different electronic mail account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can obtain a package that will have the specifications your web site actually needs. You will not have to pay a lot of cash for an account you will not use, or wind up with a small size package that cannot host the website. We, at HUGOHOST, offer a large variety of hosting packages suitable for personal or small business web pages that even include pre-installed script-driven platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make things simpler. If you start with a low grade plan and you demand more system resources, moving to a better plan involves only a click of the mouse.

Shared website hosting - Weak Sides

A negative aspect of the shared website hosting platform is that the web servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install new software applications. Some websites, mainly online shops, need applications to be available on the server for them to operate, and with a shared website hosting environment, you can activate only software applications that do not demand server root access.

Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated Servers

For sites that request complete root access, or if your portal has many 1000's or even millions of visits per day, what you require is a VPS or a dedicated server. A virtual server is a software simulation of a dedicated hosting server and it acts in strictly the same manner.

VPS Hosting Servers

Both services typically give root privileges and can be rebooted via a software platform by the client, independently from the web hosting supplier. Like the shared website hosting accounts, the VPS and the dedicated server plans include diverse characteristics depending on what the hosting vendor has to offer. A private virtual server web hosting package offers guaranteed hard disk storage, random access memory and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be enhanced for short spans of time in case there are free system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limit is the hardware it is using, and it can be configured by altering or appending components. A virtual web server is easier to run as it arrives with a virtualization console, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, examine statistics, etc. The management of a dedicated web hosting server is more complex, so such a package would rather be used by practiced users.

Dedicated Web Hosting Servers

However, some providers offer managed dedicated server web hosting services where they execute web server administration assignments instead of the client. This can be a part of package or an additional upgrade.

Prior To Reaching a Decision...

Settling on the top hosting plan is vital as it can influence the proper work of a web site. Before picking an account, compare the pros and cons, check carefully all the requirements for the web portal to operate properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which is the best hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to assist you and answer all your questions.