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Definition of Shared Hosting

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As its name implies, shared hosting is a service, which entails hosting web content. There are different varieties and kinds of web hosting, based on the aims and on the functions. Nonetheless, they all are associated with hosting files, which, once hosted, are made accessible through the World Wide Web. A web host is in fact a hosting server that is linked to the Web and has its own Internet Protocol address, which enables people to gain access to it via the Internet. The web hosting server's configuration and its system resources depend on the kind of web hosting service it's going to be utilized for.

What are the various forms of hosting?

Based on the mission, the business website hosting solution may be:

File Storage Web Hosting - this form of hosting enables the users to lodge their files on a given hosting server. With the classic file storage hosting service, the files that are kept may only be accessed by the individual that's using the service. This hosting service traditionally pertains to backups of computers , documents, personal files and even other web servers. This service may also include certain limitations with regard to the disk storage space and the root access. There may also be traffic quota limitations, but that depends on the actual web hosting provider.

Warez Web Hosting - the so-called warez web hosting solution is quite similar to the previous web hosting service type. Nevertheless, in contrast with the file hosting service, the warez hosting solution is used for spreading copyrighted work without the authorization of the license proprietor. In brief - it appertains to the criminal circulation of files and documents. There are lots of methods for this to be achieved, but the 2 essential approaches are - via plain Hypertext Transfer Protocol downloading and via P2P connections. The first way involves either a particular web page, or, most commonly, just a directory on a web hosting server that's been made available for everybody to access it and thereby download proprietary materials for free. The second method involves a P2P connection, making use of the so-called Torrent web servers, through which people exchange files between each other. There aren't many web hosting companies that allow that type of web hosting on their web hosting servers, chiefly because of all the judicial entanglements that it presupposes. Typically such sites are hosted on personal dedicated servers that are registered by third-party firms either in the Middle East or in Asia.

E-mail Hosting - this service is utilized with both shared web hosting and dedicated web servers, depending on the client's wish. If you want to run your very own personal SMTP mail server, then you will need either a private virtual hosting server or a dedicated hosting server that provides the access level required to complete such a task. For normal mail web hosting purposes, however, you can avail of a conventional shared website hosting account, to which you can point the MX records of your domain name. This is not a solution that's widely used, because the website hosting and the electronic mail hosting services are being served by 2 separate servers, usually belonging to different hosts.

Shared Hosting - the most famous and largely utilized hosting service as of today. It's used for hosting site files, whose type is determined by the Operating System the server is utilizing - Linux or Windows. Different types of files need different web hosting server Operating Systems, otherwise they won't be exhibited accurately on the Web. This form of hosting may contain data storage and web traffic restrictions, root access and CPU usage restrictions.

Based on the purpose and on the objectives, the user should pick the type of web hosting server that he demands for his project, and, of course, the hosting firm that's going to provide it. There are various types of servers, based on the specs and the website hosting solutions that they offer. These are:

Shared Hosting Server - a shared website hosting server offers a smaller amount of system resources, which, of course, reflects on the cost of the service. It can be utilized for hosting small and middle sized websites, which do not require huge amounts of web space and bandwidth.

Semi-dedicated Servers - they are based on the very same principle as the shared website hosting servers. Nonetheless, there are much less customers accommodated on the same server. Because of that, each of them will enjoy a larger share of the web server's resources like RAM, web storage, web traffic and CPU. Perfect for hosting bulky web pages that do not need root privileges.

Virtual private servers are excellent for medium sized web sites, which do require root access to the hosting server's config files. Normally, there are a handful of private virtual web server hosting accounts hosted on the same machine. Still, each of them is independent from the rest and has its own OS.

Dedicated Server - a fully dedicated hosting server set up and accessed by you and only you. It guarantees a colossal amount of resources. It also gives full root privileges, which renders it the optimal platform for any type of web page that needs a website hosting service.

The only question that's left is:

Which website hosting vendor should I pick?

As already stated, there are just a few web hosting companies offering warez web hosting solutions due to legal problems. Such hosting companies are being closed down almost every month. For that reason, if you want to start such a service, you should do it on your own PC. The shared website hosting solution is the most famous kind of hosting service. Because of that, each website hosting distributor offers it. Not all of them, however, offer services such as private virtual hosting servers, Semi-dedicated Servers and dedicated web servers. Most of the small sized website hosting distributors do not have the means required for maintaining those services. You can quickly identify such hosting companies by the kinds of services that they are making available and by the manner in which they present them to the clients. For instance, some hosting companies allow you to start with a small sized website hosting package and subsequently shift to a more advanced one, if you consider it compulsory to do so. This is quite suitable, since you do not have to migrate web portals between hosting servers and there is no possibility of experiencing outages due to all the problems that may show up.

We, at Shosho Mobile provide all types of solutions and have the adequate hosting server resources and personnel to ensure that their clients will not run into any hassles when swapping services, which is what a top hosting supplier is in fact all about.

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