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There are various varieties of shared hosting packages suitable for different websites in relation to the system resources or the shared hosting environment they demand. To select the most proper shared hosting service for your online portal, you must judge what server-side software it demands, how many hits per day you expect at the start and in the long run, as well as any other special demands that may need to be covered.

Shared Web Hosting - Pluses

The most adequate alternative for small web portals with several hundred or several thousand viewers is a shared hosting account. With this type of web hosting, each client pays only for their account, which minimizes the overall cost per user considerably. There are different web hosting solutions differing from one web hosting provider to another, furnishing different amounts of server storage space and bandwidth, different mail account quotas and so on. The advantage is that you can get a package that will provide the features your online portal actually demands. You will not have to pay a lot of cash for an account you will not utilize, or end up with a small size account that cannot host the web site. We, at BANANA Leaf Cafe, offer an immense selection of shared hosting accounts appropriate for private or small business pages that even come with pre-installed script-based platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render things simpler. If you kick off with a basic account and you require more functionalities, upgrading to a more advanced package takes just a click of the mouse.

Shared Hosting - Inconveniences

A weakness of the shared website hosting solution is that the web hosting servers have some software applications installed on them and you cannot install new software platforms. Specific web sites, especially online shops, need software applications to be available on the server for them to run, and with a shared website hosting plan, you can activate solely software programs that do not require full root access.

Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers

For online portals that demand server root access, or if your web site has many 1000's or even 1 000 000's of visitors per day, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A virtual private web hosting server is a software emulation of a dedicated web server and it performs in absolutely the same manner.

Virtual Private Web Hosting Servers

Both platforms usually provide root access and can be restarted via a software interface by the user, autonomously from the web hosting supplier. Like the shared web hosting plans, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web hosting server packages involve diverse characteristics based on what the hosting company offers. A private virtual server hosting plan includes guaranteed web storage space, random access memory and central processing unit usage quotas that can at times be enhanced for brief periods of time if there are available system resources on the physical machine. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limit is the hardware it is using, and it can be configured by changing or adding components. A private virtual web hosting server is easier to administer as it offers a virtualization console, which can be used to reboot it, to install software applications, monitor stats, and so on. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more elaborate, so such an account would rather be resorted to by practiced clients.

Dedicated Hosting Servers

Still, given web hosting suppliers provide managed dedicated hosting services where they execute server management operations on behalf of the client. This can be included in the plan or an extra feature.

Prior To Selecting...

Settling on the top hosting package is crucial as it can have an influence on the proper operation of a web site. Prior to opting for an account, compare the pros and cons, survey thoroughly all the requirements for the online portal to function properly, particularly if it is script-driven. And if you are still in doubt which is the best shared hosting service for you, ask our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.