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Quality Shared Hosting

There are different sorts of shared hosting accounts suitable for different web pages in relation to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they need. To choose the most adequate shared hosting service for your web site, you need to access what server-side software programs it demands, how many daily visits you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be covered.

Shared website hosting - Dividends

Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
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$3.75 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
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$8.33 / month

The most relevant option for small web sites with a few hundred or several thousand visitors is a shared hosting package. With this type of web site hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which decreases the overall cost per client considerably. There are various web hosting packages differing from one web hosting company to another, offering different quotas of data storage space and monthly traffic, different mail quotas and so on. The plus is that you can order a plan that will have the specifications your web site really demands. You will not have to pay lots of cash for a package you will not avail of, or end up with a small scale account that cannot shelter the site. We, at Su Host, offer a great choice of shared hosting solutions appropriate for private or small business websites that even provide pre-installed script-based systems such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it easier. If you begin with a low-price package and you require more functionalities, upgrading to a better account takes just a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Weak Sides

A negative side of the shared website hosting environment is that the web hosting servers have some software installed on them and you cannot install new software programs. Certain web portals, particularly online storefronts, request software applications to be available on the web hosting server for them to work, and with a shared web hosting solution, you can activate only software platforms that do not request complete root access.

Private Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers

For websites that demand server root access, or if your web page has many 1000's or even millions of daily visitors, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated server. A Virtual Private Server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated hosting server and it runs in strictly the same way.

Virtual Private Web Servers

Both environments traditionally include complete root access and can be restarted via a software platform by the client, independently from the hosting company. Much like the shared web hosting packages, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web server plans contain different specs depending on what the web hosting supplier has to offer. A Virtual Private Server hosting plan has guaranteed hard disk storage, RAM and central processing unit usage quotas that can occasionally be extended for short spans of time in case there are free resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web server, the only limit is the hardware configuration it is availing of, and it can be revamped by changing or adding components. A virtual private web hosting server is easier to tackle as it comes with a virtualization tool, which can be used to restart it, to install applications, examine statistics, and so on. The management of a dedicated server is more complicated, so such an account would rather be utilized by qualified customers.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

However, some web hosting vendors offer managed dedicated server web hosting services where they execute server administration operations instead of the customer. This can be included in the plan or an extra feature.

Before You Choose...

Picking the top hosting package is essential as it can affect the stable performance of a web site. Prior to selecting a plan, compare the pros and cons, investigate thoroughly all the preconditions for the website to operate properly, particularly if it is script-powered. And if you are still unsure which is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or give us a call - our sales representatives will be happy to help you and answer all your questions.