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Definition of Shared Hosting

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As its name hints, shared hosting is a service, which entails hosting online content. There are various varieties and kinds of web hosting, depending on the purpose and on the usage. Still, they all are associated with hosting files, which, once hosted, are made available through the World Wide Web. A host is in fact a server that is connected to the Web and has its very own IP address, which enables people to gain access to it through the World Wide Web. The server's architecture and its system resources depend on the type of hosting service it's going to be used for.

What are the various forms of web hosting?

Depending on the goal, the business hosting solution may be:

File Storage Web Hosting - this form of hosting enables the customers to accommodate their files on a given server. With the classic file storage web hosting service, the files that are stashed may only be accessed by the individual that's utilizing the service. This web hosting service mainly involves backups of PCs , docs, personal files and even other hosting servers. This service may also have given restrictions with regard to the web storage and the root access. There may also be bandwidth limitations, but that depends on the particular web hosting service provider.

Warez Hosting - the so-called warez web hosting solution is very similar to the previous web hosting service type. Still, in contrast with the file storage web hosting service, the warez hosting solution is used for spreading licensed work without the permission of the licence bearer. In short - it involves the criminal transmission of files and materials. There are many methods for this to be brought about, but the two principal ways are - through simple HTTP downloading and via P2P connections. The first way involves either a certain web page, or, most typically, simply a directory on a web server that's been made available for everyone to access it and thereby download patented docs free of cost. The second method entails a peer-to-peer connection, availing of the so-called Torrent web servers, via which users share files between each other. There are a few website hosting corporations that allow that form of web hosting on their web hosting servers, mainly owing to all the judicial problems that it involves. Usually such sites are hosted on personal dedicated web hosting servers that are registered by 3rd party companies either in the Middle East or in Asia.

E-mail Web Hosting - this solution is utilized with both shared hosting and dedicated servers, based on the customer's wish. If you wish to set up your own private SMTP e-mail server, then you will require either a private virtual web hosting server or a dedicated hosting server that offers the access level needed to perform such a procedure. For routine electronic mail web hosting ends, however, you can create a conventional shared hosting account, to which you can point the mail exchanger records of your domain. This is not a solution that's very popular, because the web hosting and the electronic mail hosting services are being served by 2 separate servers, often owned by separate companies.

Shared Hosting - the most famous and widely utilized hosting service these days. It's used for hosting site files, whose kind depends on the OS the hosting server is availing of - Linux or Windows. Different types of files need concrete hosting server Operating Systems, otherwise they won't be shown appropriately on the World Wide Web. This form of hosting may involve data storage space and traffic quota limits, server root access and CPU usage restrictions.

Based on the mission and on the functions, the customer should pick the kind of web server that he requires for his project, and, of course, the web hosting provider that's going to supply it. There are various sorts of servers, depending on the specs and the website hosting solutions that they offer. These are:

Shared Hosting Server - a shared web hosting server provides a smaller amount of system resources, which, of course, is manifested in the cost of the service. It can be used for hosting small and middle size sites, which do not require big quantities of storage space and traffic.

Semi-dedicated Servers - they are based on the very same principle as the shared web hosting servers. Nonetheless, there are much less clients sharing the same web hosting server. That is why, each of them will get a greater share of the server's resources like RAM, disk space, bandwidth and CPU. Ideal for hosting huge web pages that do not require root privileges.

Virtual private servers are excellent for middle size online portals, which do require root-level access to the server's config files. Normally, there are a handful of virtual private web server hosting accounts located on the same physical machine. However, each of them is isolated from the others and has its own OS.

Dedicated Server - a fully dedicated web server configured and accessed by you and only you. It guarantees a tremendous quantity of resources. It also offers complete server root access, which renders it the optimal environment for any type of web site that requires a website hosting solution.

The only question that remains is:

Which website hosting corporation should I select?

As mentioned above, there aren't many hosting companies providing warez web hosting solutions due to legal complications. Such providers are being shut down virtually every month. Therefore, if you would like to set up such a service, you should do it on your very own personal computer. The shared website hosting service is the most widely spread type of web hosting service. Therefore, every hosting provider offers it. Not all of them, however, provide services such as private virtual web servers, Semi-dedicated Servers and dedicated servers. Most of the small sized web hosting distributors do not have the means needed for offering those services. You can quickly recognize such companies by the sorts of services that they are supplying and by the way that they present them to the clients. For example, certain web hosts permit you to begin with a small sized web hosting package and subsequently move to a bigger one, if you deem it mandatory to do so. This is very suitable, because you do not have to move web portals between hosting servers and there is no possibility of experiencing service downtime due to all the predicaments that may appear.

We, at Hostingam offer all sorts of services and possess the adequate web hosting server resources and personnel to assure that their clients will not suffer any troubles when swapping services, which is what a top hosting corporation is in fact all about.

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