If anybody wants to set up website for some sort of small home based business, then next step is to find a web hosting company and keep website up so that users may visit website.
Web hosting company has many of the servers and charge monthly fee to store website on computers known as web servers and let the users to view it. When user launch an ecommerce website, web hosting company supplies various ecommerce tools and help to build website.
There are number of different virtual hosting plans, which let you to search out more and more options to host website. A website runs fast having more disk space and more bandwidth. There are three types of web hosting plans i.e Virtual hosting in linux, dedicated hosting and shared hosting.
All this can an advantage if you are having heavy website where you plan to have a huge volume of business. A shared web hosting plan shares web server with many other websites.
With virtual web hosting, more than one website can be hosted altogether. Each website has its own operating system, so that this can be rebooted by itself. Users have more than one access to the files on server, some virtual hostings share same IP address as the other websites. If user want own IP address, then user have to ask for it.
With virtual web hosting, user have more control over features, subdomain, e-mail names which they cannot get with shared hosting. Midsized business companies enjoy virtual web hosting because this can handle business of their companies, website performs much better than earlier and changes get implemented quickly.
Virtual hosting is too much cheaper than the dedicated hosting. Some web hosting companies not make sign yearly contract, so that user may change hosting companies easily according to necessity. Virtual hosting gives more access to technical staff at web hosting company.
While shared web hosting is good for websites with less traffic, whereas dedicated hosting is much suitable for large companies, virtual hosting is good for small scale ecommerce business having traffic on website.
Key Function of Virtual Hosting
- Virtual Hosting performs and executes like stand alone servers for applications and users.
- VPS get rebooted itself, this has its own root access, configuration files, system libraries, applications, processes, memory, IP addresses and users.
- VPS offers same level of root access as dedicated server, so a user may have ability to install and run own scripts in virtual hosting environment.
- If user need to host unlimited domains, then it should have complete control of environment and run own applications at affordable price.
Salient Features of Virtual Hosting
- Complete control with administrative or root privileges.
- Flexibility to install custom applications and software of own choice.
- Total isolation from VPS account on same server.
- Individual VPS can be rebooted.
- Database server, FTP, Mail and Dedicated Web