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What Exactly is Shared Hosting?

Shared hosting is a type of online service that allows individuals and businesses to make their sites reachable on the Internet. Hosting providers are firms that offer storage space on a web hosting server placed in a datacenter facility and guarantee constant Internet access.

Where do you begin?

The World Wide Web is an indispensable element in every individual's everyday life. It offers you the possibility to earn extra profit, but can also be a major source of revenue. In order to display adverts on your web page or to advertise a product that you offer, you invariably require a hosting solution, which will make certain that your site is secure and continually visible. But how do you find one that is modestly priced and yet dependable enough?

The shared web hosting solution

Basic
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$2.75 / month
Advanced
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$5.00 / month
 

The solution hosting providers have come up with is named shared web hosting. With the shared web hosting solution, plenty of shared hosting account owners are hosted on the very same hosting server. There are rigorous restrictions on the system resources that each web hosting account can actually make use of, thus making certain that they do not meddle with each other. The shared solution offers good performance and is cheaper than, let's say, a dedicated web server, which is used by just one user. The shared web hosting solution permits shared hosting companies to offer their customers inexpensive prices. It typically includes easy-to-use hosting Control Panel software, as is the case with the server that we at Cachaii Inc. provide, and enables everyone to administer their websites without worrying about server configuration and maintenance tasks, which are taken care of solely by the hosting provider.

VPS hosting

With the VPS hosting solution, on the other hand, you share a physical machine with other virtual server hosting customers, but you are allocated a dedicated share of the system resources. The VPS web server solution is the middle ground between the much more affordable shared web hosting solution and the more expensive dedicated hosting solution, and is a very suitable option for anyone who would like to host, for instance, a live streaming website or a social networking website. The circumstance that you have to deal with the web server configuration settings and software updates yourself is somewhat of a disadvantage, but this could also be a big plus if you indeed have to implement certain server configuration changes - something that would be inconceivable on a shared server.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Dedicated hosting servers are in the majority of situations much more high-priced than shared web hosting or virtual server hosting solutions. You might wonder why would anyone use a dedicated hosting web server then? The answer is quite simple. If your corporation has a intense-traffic site, or just has very precise web server architecture and security requirements, the best option would be a dedicated server that you or your technicians can administer directly. For somebody who is prepared to invest in security and dependability, the greater price is of no importance. You get full server root access and can utilize 100% of the hosting web server's resources without anyone else availing of these resources and messing with your websites.