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Shared Website Hosting Defined

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The most standard and popularly availed of sort of web hosting is the hosting solution. It's a means to host your website without having to understand much about programming and operating a web server. What's more, it's also the most economical type of hosting and it's very affordable for everybody. However, what is hosting?

What is hosting?

As the name indicates, the hosting solution is a kind of service where a lot of clients share the reserves of one and the same web hosting server. This denotes that all server constituents such as CPU, hard disks, RAM, network cards etc. are shared among the clients whose accounts are on that same web server. This is normally rendered feasible by setting up different accounts for the separate clients and applying certain limitations and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are fixed in order to hinder the users from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the server from overloading. Usually, hosting users do not have complete root access to the web server's configuration files, which essentially suggests that they cannot access anything else on the hosting server but their own personal hosting account. The website hosting resources that each account may resort to are determined by the hosting vendor that possesses the web server and by the respective web hosting package. That leads up to the second important question:

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

Web hosting firms that deliver hosting accounts usually have various website hosting plans. Those plans provide different amounts of web hosting resources and specifications, which in fact define the limitations that a web hosting plan will have. The client may pick between the separate web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will suit him best. The web hosting package will then determine what restrictions the client's account will include, once created. The costs and the specs of the hosting packages are chosen by the particular hosting vendor. Depending on the policy of the vendor, the hosting service can be divided into 2 groups - the free hosting service and the popular shared service, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" distributors as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to affirm, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from one another and they indeed depend on the marketing tactics of the specific distributor and, of course, the demands of the given client.

What is the distinction between the free of cost and the regular hosting service?

Of course, the essential difference between the free of cost and the paid solution is in the amount of features that they include. Free website hosting vendors are not capable of maintaining an immense number of web hosting servers, therefore, they merely accommodate more users on one single web server by decreasing the amount of system resources provided by the accounts. This will be effective only on condition that the web hosting servers are supervised and maintained appropriately, because the huge amount of accounts may causer the web server to crash repeatedly. The majority of the free hosting firms, however, neglect the quality of the service and hence, it's quite hard to discover a free of charge website hosting service that's in fact worth the effort. The top free hosting firms commonly offer free client support even to the free web hosting customers, because they want their websites to grow bigger so that they eventually move to a paid website hosting package, which includes more website hosting resources. Such vendor, for instance, is, which is one of the largest and oldest free website hosting providers worldwide.

On the other hand, traditional hosting suppliers such as us, may afford to keep multiple web servers and as a result, we are able to offer much more powerful web hosting packages. Of course, that affects the cost of the website hosting packages. Paying a higher fee for a hosting plan, however, does not automatically signify that this plan has a better quality. The most advantageous solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a price that corresponds to the real service which you're receiving. Besides, we also offer a free bonus with the web hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of complimentary web page layouts. As a web hosting corporation, we do look after our good name and this is the reason why if you go with us, you can be assured that you won't get duped into paying for an account that you cannot in fact make use of.

What should I expect from a hosting solution?

The hosting service is best for individuals who want to host a basic web portal, which is going to swallow a small or medium amount of bandwidth each month. You cannot expect, though, that a hosting account will last you a lifetime, because as your business enlarges, your website will become more and more demanding. So, you will have to eventually move to a more feature-rich hosting solution like a semi-dedicated servers, a VPS (also known as a virtual server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server. Therefore, when selecting a website hosting supplier, you should also reflect about scalability, otherwise you might end up moving your domain manually to a separate company, which can bring about web site problems and even continuous downtime for your web page. If you go with Syno-Host as your web hosting supplier, you can rest safe that we can provide you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow bigger, is crucial and will spare you a lot of hassles in the future.

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