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What Indeed is Shared Hosting?

The most elemental and widely utilized kind of web hosting is the hosting solution. It's a means to host your website without having to be much informed about programming and administrating a hosting server. Additionally, it's also the cheapest form of web hosting and it's in fact affordable for everyone. Nevertheless, what is hosting?

What is hosting?

As the name indicates, the hosting service is a form of service where lots of clients share the reserves of one and the same server. This denotes that all hosting server constituents like CPU, hard disk drives, RAM, network interface cards etc. are allocated among the users whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is mainly rendered accomplishable by opening separate accounts for the different customers and imposing some limits and usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are appointed in order to restrain the clients from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to hinder the web hosting server from overloading. Usually, hosting clients do not have complete root-level access to the hosting server's configuration files, which essentially goes to say that they cannot access anything else on the hosting server aside from their own hosting account. The web hosting features that each account may avail of are set by the web hosting company that owns the hosting server and by the respective hosting plan. That gives rise to the second vital question:

How are the shared hosting web servers shared among the customers?

Hosting distributors that deliver hosting plans typically have various website hosting packages. Those packages contain different quotas of web hosting features and specs, which actually determine the limitations that a hosting package will include. The client may select between the individual web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he believes will fit him best. The web hosting package will then determine what limitations the client's account will have, once set up. The prices and the features of the web hosting plans are fixed by the specific web hosting corporation. Based on the politics of the corporation, the hosting solution falls into two groups - the free hosting service and the common shared solution, currently very famous among "cPanel hosting" traders as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to announce, which one is more preferable, since they are very different from one another and they really are subject to the business tactics of the specific firm and, of course, the requirements of the particular customer.

What is the difference between the free of charge and the normal hosting service?

Of course, the chief difference between the free of charge and the paid solution is in the quantity of features that they provide. Free website hosting suppliers are not capable of maintaining a large number of web hosting servers, therefore, they just host more users on one server by reducing the amount of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only if the web servers are supervised and dealt with properly, because the big amount of accounts may make the hosting server crash time and time again. Most of the free website hosting vendors, however, overlook the quality of the service and therefore, it's very difficult to discover a free of cost web hosting service that's in fact worth the time. The top free hosting corporations typically provide free client support even to the free website hosting clients, because they want their web pages to get bigger so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid website hosting account, which offers more website hosting features. Such firm, for instance, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the largest and eldest free website hosting suppliers in the world.

At the same time, traditional hosting providers such as us, may afford to maintain a lot of web servers and hence, we are able to offer much more feature-rich hosting plans. Of course, that affects the cost of the hosting packages. Paying a higher price for a website hosting package, however, does not necessarily imply that this service has a finer quality. The most advantageous services are the balanced ones, which offer a price that matches the actual service which you're getting. Additionally, we also provide a free bonus with the web hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of free-of-cost layouts. As a web hosting firm, we do look after our reputation and this is the reason why if you go with us, you can rest confident that you won't get hoaxed into buying an account that you cannot in fact avail of.

What should I anticipate from a hosting service?

The hosting service is best for persons who wish to host an average website, which is going to use a small or medium amount of web traffic every month. You cannot expect, though, that a hosting account will last you a lifetime, because as your business grows bigger, your website will become more and more resource consuming. So, you will have to ultimately upgrade to a more feature-rich web hosting solution like a semi-dedicated servers, a VPS (a.k.a. a virtual web hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server. Therefore, when picking a website hosting distributor, you should also reflect about scalability, or else you might end up migrating your domain manually to a separate provider, which can cause website predicaments and even continuous downtime for your web site. If you select Blue Domain Hosting as your web hosting vendor, you can rest safe that we can present you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow bigger, is essential and will spare you lots of problems in the future.