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The most archetypal and universally used type of web hosting is the web hosting solution. It constitutes a means to host your web page without having to know much about programming and handling a server. Moreover, it's also the most economical type of website hosting and it's quite affordable for everybody. Still, what is web hosting?

What is web hosting?

As the name hints, the web hosting service is a type of service where plenty of customers share the system reserves of one and the same server. This denotes that all web server ingredients such as CPU, hard disks, RAM, network interface cards and so on, are apportioned among the clients whose accounts are on that same web hosting server. This is typically made accomplishable by setting up separate accounts for the different clients and imposing some restrictions and resource usage quotas for each of them. Those limits are fixed in order to hinder the clients from intervening with each other's accounts and, of course, to prevent the server from overloading. Usually, web hosting users do not have full root access to the server's configuration files, which essentially denotes that they do not have access to anything else on the server apart from their own website page hosting account. The website hosting resources that each account may use are set by the web hosting corporation that owns the hosting server and by the particular web hosting package. That gives rise to the second essential question:

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

Hosting suppliers that deliver web hosting accounts normally have diverse hosting plans. Those packages offer diverse amounts of web hosting resources and specs, which actually set the restrictions that a web hosting plan will include. The customer may select between the separate web hosting plans and sign up for the one that he deems will fit him best. The web hosting package will then define what limitations the client's account will include, once set up. The prices and the features of the web hosting packages are determined by the specific hosting supplier. Based on the politics of the vendor, the web hosting service falls into two types - the free hosting solution and the popular shared service, most recently very popular among "cPanel hosting" merchandisers as a cloud web hosting one. It's impossible to allege, which one is more preferable, since they are quite different from one another and they indeed are determined by the marketing policy of the particular vendor and, of course, the requirements of the given client.

What is the contrast between the free of charge and the popular web hosting solution?

Of course, the chief difference between the free of charge and the paid service is in the quantity of features that they include. Free website hosting distributors are not capable of keeping a great number of servers, hence, they just accommodate more customers on one hosting server by decreasing the quantity of resources provided by the accounts. This will be efficient only in case the web hosting servers are supervised and administered appropriately, because the immense amount of accounts may cause the web hosting server to crash regularly. The majority of the free web hosting vendors, however, ignore the quality of the service and therefore, it's very hard to discover a free of charge web hosting solution that's actually worth the effort. The top free hosting suppliers normally offer free customer support even to the free web hosting users, because they want their web sites to get bigger so that they eventually upgrade to a paid web hosting plan, which offers more web hosting features. Such distributor, for example, is FreeHostia.com, which is one of the largest and eldest free website hosting providers in the world.

On the other hand, established web hosting providers such as us, are able to keep multiple hosting servers and as a result, we are able to provide much more feature-rich website hosting plans. Of course, that influences the cost of the website hosting plans. Paying a higher fee for a website hosting package, however, does not necessarily imply that this service has a finer quality. The most advantageous solutions are the balanced ones, which involve a price that corresponds to the actual service which you're getting. In addition, we also offer a free bonus with the website hosting package, such as the 1-click applications installer, accompanied by hundreds of cost-free web templates. As a website hosting corporation, we do worry about our reputation and that is the reason why if you go with us, you can be certain that you won't get deceived into paying for a package that you cannot actually avail of.

What should I expect from a web hosting service?

The web hosting solution is best for those who would like to host a basic web portal, which is going to consume a small or medium amount of traffic each month. You cannot expect, however, that a web hosting account will be sufficient for your needs, since as your business grows bigger, your site will become more and more demanding. Therefore, you will have to eventually migrate to a more powerful web hosting service like a semi-dedicated web hosting, a VPS web hosting (also known as a virtual server, or VPS), or even a dedicated web hosting. Therefore, when selecting a web hosting company, you should also reflect about scalability, or else you might end up relocating your domain manually to a separate company, which can bring about website troubles and even continued downtime for your web site. If you select DataGuild Cloud as your hosting provider, you can rest safe that we can provide you with the needed domain name and hosting services as you grow bigger, is vital and will spare you a lot of frustrations in the future.

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