Hosting Plans Explanation
Hosting is a service that web hosting suppliers provide so that you can publish your web site online.
How can people discover your site?
When you create a website and you would like other individuals to observe it, you will have to copy (or upload) it to a web hosting server. If you try to make the web site visible on the web by hosting it on your own PC, there is no way for you to keep it always online, which is why website hosting services appeared.
How does hosting work?
Hosting firms offer you space for your web site on their high-end computers (servers) and guarantee continuous service uptime. When somebody types your domain (for example www.my-best-domain.com) in their browser's URL bar, they will be connected to the web server where they can take a glance at the content of your site.
Types of hosting
With the growth of online technologies, several types of web hosting services have come into existence to satisfy the various requirements of website proprietors, among them shared hosting services, VPS server web hosting services and dedicated web hosting services.
Shared web hosting
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Shared web hosting is the most popular type of hosting, and is also the easiest to start with. It is a service where one server is divided between a lot of shared web hosting account owners who are limited by the CPU, bandwidth and server disk drive storage space quotas that they have been assigned. This type of web hosting is normally cheaper - you don't need to purchase the whole web server in advance, as it is shared between many hosting users, and the hosting services provider can afford to provide much more reasonable prices. It is also easier to use - the web hosting server is pre-configured with all the necessary software and the hosting company takes care of all server maintenance procedures and security updates on your behalf.
The drawback of the shared website hosting solution is that you share the web hosting server's system resources with other shared web hosting account holders and if a given website becomes really popular it may influence (and slow down) the rest of the web sites on that web server, but most web hosting distributors, including us at TronINDEX, have protection systems at work that obstruct that from occurring.
A description of a website hosting service
Because shared website hosting is the most widely used type of web hosting, most hosting distributors and web hosting customers simply refer to it as hosting or website hosting. As there is an immense rivalry on the website hosting marketplace, most web hosting firms endeavor to provide low prices and bonuses with their hosting services. We, for example, offer different hosting plans and two invoicing options - monthly and annual, depending on your budget. If you choose the annual invoicing cycle, you will receive a bonus - one free domain registration.
VPS is an acronym for Virtual Private Server. The VPS hosting solution is essentially the middle ground between the shared web hosting solution and the dedicated hosting solution. If your site grows beyond the resources offered by your shared web hosting account, a virtual server plan is an appropriate solution. VPS server web hosting clients still share the hardware resources of the physical machine with other VPS hosting users, but the hard disk is split up using special virtualization software so that each partition has its own guaranteed resources and can be configured almost like an actual dedicated server. The advantage is that the CPU and the RAM memory on a VPS web hosting server are not shared. What's more, the virtualization software gives you much more autonomy to configure your private virtual web server, but it also calls for a more advanced degree of technical expertise.
With the Dedicated Server solution, the customer gets an entire hosting server and can use all its system resources. The dedicated server hosting solution is the most flexible of all hosting solutions and offers many customization options - the dedicated hosting customers can pick the hardware and software specifications that will answer their demands. Dedicated system resources and guaranteed performance are among the reasons why a dedicated web server hosting plan is a perfect option for a high resource-demanding corporate portal, for instance - you will not share the dedicated hosting server's system resources with anyone else and will get complete root access. You will have full authority over the physical machine, which will enable you to implement any configuration modifications that you might require. The weak side of the dedicated web hosting solution is that a more advanced degree of technical expertise is required - unless you hire an Information Technology specialist, it will be your obligation to administer and configure the dedicated web server. The dedicated web server hosting solution is also much more costly, because the cost of the dedicated web server isn't shared between any other users.
A website hosting recommendation for novices
If you are just starting to create your website and are seeking a website hosting solution to commence with, the shared hosting solution remains the smartest choice. If your web site outgrows your shared hosting account's resources, you can usually upgrade. With us, for example, this is extremely easy and does not necessitate migration of your data, because only the parameters of your website hosting account change. You can also upgrade your website hosting plan to a more powerful one at any particular time without having to worry about the time left until expiration. Besides, if you finally reach the most advanced shared website hosting package and still require more system resources (which is great sometimes - it signifies that your web site's popularity has grown!), there always is the option to migrate to a private virtual web server hosting solution or a dedicated server hosting platform without having to change web hosting providers.