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Which website hosting service will serve me best?

There are different types of web hosting services suitable for different websites in relation to the resources or the hosting environment they need. To select the most relevant hosting service for your web site, you must calculate what server-side software applications it demands, how many visits per day you expect at the beginning and in the long run, as well as any other special needs that may need to be satisfied.

Shared Web Site Hosting - Dividends

The most appropriate alternative for small size websites with a few hundred or sng, each customer pays only for their account, which minimizes the total price per individual seriously. There are different web hosting plans differing from one host to another, furnishing different quotas of data storage and bandwidth, different e-mail account quotas and so on. The good point is that you can order a plan that will include the specs your website actually needs. You will not need to pay a lot of cash for a package you will not use, or wind up with a small sized package that cannot shelter the web site. At Lonex, there is a vast variety of shared hosting packages appropriate for private or small business pages that even offer pre-activated script-powered platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to make it easier. If you begin with a basic plan and you need more functionalities, moving to a more advanced package requires just a click of the mouse.

Shared Site Hosting - Weak Sides

A negative side of the shared webspace hosting platform is that the web hosting servers have some software installed on them and you are unable to activate new software programs. Specific websites, chiefly web stores, request software applications to be present on the hosting server for them to operate, and with a shared web page hosting environment, you can activate only software that does not request full root-level access.

Private Virtual Hosting Servers and Dedicated Web Servers

For websites that demand full root access, or if your online portal has many thousands or even 1 000 000's of daily hits, what you demand is a VPS or a dedicated server. A VPS is a software imitation of a dedicated web server and it runs in exactly the same manner.


Both services traditionally come with server root access and can be rebooted via a software tool by the user, independently from the hosting supplier. Just like the shared website hosting packages, the VPS web hosting server and the dedicated server web hosting packages come with different specifications based on what the hosting provider has to offer. A private virtual server hosting account has guaranteed hard disk storage space, RAM and CPU quotas that can at times be expanded for short spells of time provided that there are free resources on the physical server. With a dedicated server, the only limit is the hardware configuration it is utilizing, and it can be revved up by changing or appending components. A private virtual hosting server is simpler to manage as it includes a virtualization tool, which can be used to reboot it, to install applications, monitor statistics, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web server is more elaborate, so such a solution would rather be used by skilled users.

Dedicated Web Servers

Still, some hosting corporations offer managed dedicated hosting services where they complete dedicated web hosting server administration procedures on behalf of the customer. This can be included in the package or an extra service.

Prior To Reaching a Decision...

Selecting the top hosting plan is essential as it can influence the proper work of a web portal. Prior to settling on an account, weigh the pros and cons, survey thoroughly all the requirements for the web page to work properly, especially if it is script-driven, and, one more thing, if you have already chosen a web host, the best you could do would be to ask their client support staff for advice as to which particular package would be best for the stable work of your web portal.