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The most principal and universally utilized type of web hosting is the shared hosting solution. It represents a means to host your web site without having to understand much about programming and handling a hosting server. In addition to this, it's also the most economical form of website hosting and it's indeed affordable for everyone. However, what is shared hosting?

What is shared hosting?

As the name implies, the shared hosting service is a form of service where a lot of customers share the system reserves of one and the same server. This means that all web server constituents like CPU, hard drives, RAM, NICs etc. are split among the customers whose accounts are on that very same hosting server. This is normally rendered feasible by creating different accounts for the different users and appointing given restrictions and quotas for each of them. Those limits are allocated so as to hinder the users from interfering with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the web hosting server from overloading. Typically, shared hosting customers do not have root access to the hosting server's config files, which principally suggests that they do not have access to anything else on the web server but their own personal hosting account. The web hosting features that each account may use are determined by the web hosting vendor that possesses the server and by the respective web hosting plan. That necessitates the second important question:

How are the shared hosting web servers divided among the clients?

Web hosting distributors that furnish shared hosting accounts usually have diverse website hosting packages. Those packages include diverse amounts of web hosting features and specifications, which actually fix the limitations that a hosting account will include. The customer may select between the separate web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he believes will suit him best. The web hosting package will then define what limitations the client's account will have, once set up. The prices and the specs of the web hosting packages are set by the specific hosting vendor. Based on the policy of the corporation, the shared hosting solution falls into 2 groups - the free hosting service and the regular shared solution, currently very famous among "cPanel hosting" firms as a cloud web hosting one. It's not possible to allege, which one is better, since they are quite different from one another and they really depend on the business policy of the given vendor and, of course, the needs of the particular user.

What is the contrast between the free of charge and the standard shared hosting service?

Of course, the primary difference between the free of charge and the paid service is in the quantity of resources that they contain. Free web hosting corporations are not able to maintain an enormous number of web hosting servers, hence, they simply accommodate more users on one single server by reducing the quantity of resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only on condition that the web hosting servers are monitored and dealt with appropriately, since the enormous number of accounts may make the server crash repeatedly. The majority of the free hosting companies, though, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's very difficult to stumble upon a free web hosting service that's actually worth the effort. The top free hosting firms commonly offer free client support even to the free web hosting users, since they want their web sites to get bigger so that they subsequently upgrade to a paid web hosting account, which includes more web hosting resources. Such firm, for example, is, which is among the largest and oldest free web hosting vendors worldwide.

At the same time, traditional shared hosting firms such as us, may afford to keep multiple web servers and so, we are able to provide much more powerful website hosting plans. Of course, that influences the pricing of the web hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a web hosting solution, however, does not necessarily mean that this solution has a better quality. The most optimal services are the balanced ones, which offer a fee that corresponds to the real service which you're obtaining. Also, we also offer a free extra with the website hosting plan, such as the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of free-of-cost web site layouts. As a hosting companie, we do worry about our good name and this is the reason why if you choose us, you can be certain that you won't get deluded into purchasing an account that you cannot in fact avail of.

What should I anticipate from a shared hosting service?

The shared hosting service is best for persons who desire to host an average site, which is going to generate a small or medium amount of traffic every month. You cannot anticipate, though, that a shared hosting account will last you a lifetime, because as your business develops, your web site will become more and more resource consuming. So, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful web hosting solution such as a semi-dedicated servers, a virtual private servers (also known as a virtual private web hosting server, or VPS), or even a dedicated server. Therefore, when choosing a website hosting company, you should also ponder about scalability, otherwise you might end up transferring your domain manually to a different provider, which can cause site predicaments and even extended downtime for your site. If you pick Big Data HOST IT as your web hosting supplier, you can rest safe that we can supply you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow bigger, is vital and will save you a lot of headaches in the long run.

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