Web Hosting Packages Definition
As its name hints, web hosting is a solution, which involves hosting web content. There are various forms and types of web hosting, based on the mission and on the functions. Even so, they all are related to hosting files, which, once hosted, are made available throughout the World Wide Web. A host is in fact a web server that is connected to the World Wide Web and has its very own Internet Protocol address, which enables people to access it via the Web. The web hosting server's architecture and its limitations are determined by the form of web hosting solution it's going to be used for.
What are the various forms of hosting?
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Based on the purpose, the business website hosting service may be:
File Storage Hosting - this type of web hosting enables the users to save their files on a given server. With the normal file storage hosting service, the files that are stored may only be accessed by the individual that's using the service. This hosting solution normally is connected with backups of personal computers , documents, personal files and even other web hosting servers. This solution may also include given limitations in terms of the web storage space and the root access. There may also be traffic limits, but that depends on the particular hosting provider.
Warez Web Hosting - the so-called warez hosting solution is comparable with the previous web hosting service form. In spite of that, unlike the file storage web hosting service, the warez web hosting service is used for transmitting copyrighted work without being okayed by the license keeper. In brief - it pertains to the illegal dissemination of files and docs. There are a lot of methods for this to be brought about, but the two principal approaches are - via simple Hypertext Transfer Protocol downloading and via peer-to-peer connections. The first one entails either some web page, or, most often, just a directory on a web hosting server that's been made available for everybody to access it and thus download licensed docs free of cost. The second way involves a peer-to-peer connection, using the so-called Torrent web servers, through which users share files between each other. There are just a few web hosting vendors that allow such type of hosting on their servers, chiefly due to all the judicial complications that it involves. Typically such websites are hosted on personal dedicated web servers that are registered by 3rd party firms either in the Middle East or in Asia.
E-mail Web Hosting - this solution is used with both shared web hosting and dedicated web hosting servers, depending on the user's intention. If you desire to launch your very own private SMTP server, then you will require either a VPS hosting server or a dedicated hosting server that offers the access level needed to perform such an assignment. For ordinary email web hosting purposes, however, you can create a regular shared website hosting account, to which you can point the mail exchanger records of your domain. This is not a service that's widely famous, because the web hosting and the mail hosting services are being served by two separate servers, often belonging to different providers.
Web Hosting - the most famous and broadly used hosting service these days. It's used for hosting web site files, whose sort is determined by the Operating System the server is utilizing - Linux or Windows. Different sorts of files require concrete web server OSs, or else they won't be exhibited appropriately on the Internet. This form of hosting may have data storage and traffic restrictions, root access and CPU usage limitations.
Based on the mission and on the functions, the user should choose the kind of server that he requires for his work, and, of course, the website hosting distributor that's going to supply it. There are several types of web hosting servers, depending on the specifications and the website hosting services that they provide. These are:
Shared Website Hosting Server - a shared website hosting server includes a smaller amount of system resources, which, of course, reflects on the price of the service. It can be used for hosting small size and medium scale web sites, which do not demand enormous quantities of disk storage and bandwidth.
Semi-dedicated Hosting - they function on the same principle as the shared web hosting servers. Nonetheless, there are much fewer users hosted on the same hosting server. For that reason, each of them will receive a greater share of the hosting server's resources like RAM, web storage space, traffic and CPU. Perfect for hosting bulky online portals that do not require complete root-level access.
VPS hosting are excellent for medium sized websites, which do demand root access to the server's configuration files. Typically, there are a handful of Virtual Private Server accounts hosted on the same physical machine. Yet, each of them is isolated from the other ones and has its own OS.
Dedicated Hosting - a completely dedicated hosting server set up and accessed by you and only you. It ensures a tremendous quantity of system resources. It also gives root access, which makes it an ideal solution for any sort of online portal that demands a website hosting service.
The only question that's left is:
Which website hosting vendor should I select?
As already mentioned, there are just a few web hosting companies offering warez web hosting solutions because of legal troubles. Such hosting companies are being shut down virtually every month. Because of that, if you would like to provide such a service, you should do it on your own computer. The shared web hosting solution is the most widely spread kind of web hosting service. That is why, each and every web hosting provider provides it. Not all of them, however, provide solutions such as virtual private web servers, Semi-dedicated Hosting and dedicated servers. Most of the smaller web hosting vendors do not have the means needed for offering those solutions. You can quickly recognize such web hosting companies by the sorts of solutions that they are supplying and by the way that they introduce them to the clientele. For example, certain hosts allow you to kick off with a small sized web hosting account and subsequently move to a more powerful one, if you find it necessary to do so. This is quite suitable, since you do not need to migrate web portals between hosting servers and there is no possibility of suffering downtime due to all the predicaments that may arise.
We, at Riseshost Hosting offer all kinds of solutions and have the necessary web server resources and staff to assure that their clients will not come across any troubles when swapping services, which is what a top hosting company is in fact all about.