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Quality Shared Hosting

There are various kinds of shared hosting accounts suitable for different sites in regard to the system resources or the shared hosting platform they require. To choose the most suitable shared hosting service for your web site, you must calculate what server-side software applications it requires, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other special requirements that may need to be fulfilled.

Shared Web Hosting - Upsides

Email and Web Basic
11 GB storage
125 GB bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$3.67 / month
Unlimited storage
Unlimited bandwidth
1 website hosted
30-Day Free Trial
$5.75 / month

The best choice for small size sites with a few hundred or a few thousand visitors is a shared hosting account. With this type of hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which minimizes the total price per user critically. There are diverse web hosting packages varying from one web hosting firm to another, delivering different quotas of web storage and bandwidth, different mail quotas and so on. The positive point is that you can buy a package that will have the specifications your online portal actually requires. You will not have to pay lots of money for an account you will not avail of, or wind up with a small scale account that cannot shelter the web portal. We, at EMax Web Hosting Services, offer a huge variety of shared hosting solutions suitable for private or small business web portals that even provide pre-installed script-based platforms such as Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it easier. If you begin with a less powerful package and you need more features, moving to a high-end package demands only a click of the mouse.

Shared web hosting - Negative Aspects

A shortcoming of the shared web hosting environment is that the servers have some software programs installed on them and you are unable to install additional software applications. Specific web sites, particularly online storefronts, need software applications to be present on the web server for them to run, and with a shared hosting account, you can activate solely software that does not require full root-level access.

Virtual Web Servers and Dedicated Servers

For web portals that require full server root access, or if your online portal has many thousands or even millions of hits per day, what you demand is a virtual private servers or a dedicated server. A virtual private hosting server is a virtual imitation of a dedicated machine and it operates in a strictly identical way.

Virtual Web Servers

Both platforms traditionally come with complete root-level access and can be rebooted through a software platform by the customer, independently from the hosting company. Just like the shared web hosting plans, the virtual private servers and the dedicated web server hosting packages have diverse features depending on what the web hosting provider offers. A virtual private hosting server package includes guaranteed data storage space, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can occasionally be increased for brief periods of time provided that there are free system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware configuration it is availing of, and it can be upgraded by changing or appending components. A virtual server is easier to manage as it offers a virtualization console, which can be used to restart it, to install software applications, examine statistics, etc. The administration of a dedicated web server is more intricate, so such a plan would rather be used by experienced users.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Nonetheless, certain web hosting companies offer managed dedicated server hosting solutions where they run dedicated server administration assignments instead of the client. This can be included in the plan or an additional service.

Before You Reach a Decision...

Choosing the top hosting package is important as it can affect the stable operation of a web portal. Prior to selecting a plan, compare the pros and cons, inspect carefully all the preconditions for the site to run properly, especially if it is script-powered. And if you are still in doubt which one is the best shared hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.