Web Hosting Packages
Web Hosting is a service which allows individuals and organizations to publish website on World Wide Web. A web hosting service provider is that business which provides services and technologies needed for website to get view on Internet. Websites are stored on special computers like servers.
When web users want to view website, they all need to type website address into browser. Then computers get connected to web server and webpages get delivered to user through browser.
Most of the web hosting companies need domain name to host space with them. If user do not have domain name, then web hosting companies help them to purchase domain name.
Most Common Web Hosting Packages
Most common web hosting packages include Linux and Windows hosting packages. Some of the web apps work best out of best with Linux based hosting and some work great with Windows based hosting. As an example, WordPress works with Linux Hosting. There are some other hosting packages i.e Shared, Dedicated hosting and VPS hosting.
Shared hosting is one of the cheapest and common hosting package type. For any blogger, shared hosting package is most affordable package. This hosting package can be classified further i.e into unlimited and limited hosting.
Companies also offer one shared hosting package with unlimited resources. Though, this unlimited resource on Web hosting companies are limited to the fair usage policy, if anybody misuse these unlimited hosting package resources, then these companies have full authority to terminate web account at any time.
But the limit is high, so you never need face situation like this, until that time if you consuming high amount of data for streaming or illegal downloading.
VPS: Virtual Private Server
VPS is an another hosting package which is being offered by many hosting companies. This package is most common packages which remains always high in demand. VPS is totally based on virtualization.
VPS server is costlier than shared hosting and website performs perfectly when website needs dedicated resource. VPS is commonly known as Virtual Dedicated Server. One common myth is that, that shifting to VPS will solve Website down problems, but actually a VPS bridges gap between shared hosting server and dedicated server.
Despite of sharing same system with more other Websites, a dedicated IP get assigned to Website. Dedicated computer resources will not get affected by any of the fault to Website on Web server.
There are two common types of VPS packages: Unmanaged VPS and Managed VPS.
- Unmanaged VPS: In this package, user will get root access and will be responsible for every activity server. All this includes installing scripts, updating web packages and many more. Linode is best and most common unmanaged VPS most reasonable price.
- Managed VPS: This package is perfect who are non technical and are Blogger. User will have root access and user is free to do anything on virtualbox. As an example, if you want to install new hosting package then you can ask managed VPS company to do so.