Types of Web Hosting Services
A service that keeps web pages on its computer and provides Internet connectivity. So that, if a user wants to access web pages it would be available to him. Furthermore, the challenges to provide 24*7 connectivity, server maintenance, security and afford ability. That many website owners can not do and cost of the hosting may be more than they earn from their business. For instance, a Blogger that need 200 or three hundred web pages will not maintain a system that will be live 24*7, and 24 hour power supply. Then to solve this problem web hosting business came into existence. Moreover, different types of web hosting plans based on storage, security and ownership are available. However, mainly there are three categories that I will explain.
1. Shared Hosting-
In this type of web hosting, hardware and software resources are shared among thousands of websites. And this is the cheapest that a website owner can afford. This is a very good choice for beginners. The disadvantage of this hosting solution is that your website can suffer from getting slow down. Because of the web site which is hosted on shared server and consuming significant amount of the resources than you. Moreover, security is another issue which can be faced by your web site. On the other hand, you will not be worried about server maintenance, 24*7 Internet connectivity, for example Bluehost.
2. Dedicated Hosting-
If you have a server on lease or you have setup a server on your home or in an organisation which will be used only by your website then this type of hosting solution is called dedicated hosting, this type of solutions you need when your business grows and more and traffic comes to your website and shared hosting solution is not able to handle it. In addition, you will have full control over administrative tasks. Usually, those companies that provides shared hosting which also provide dedicate hosting solutions, for example Hostgator.
3. Cloud Hosting-
Traditionally, the fixed amount of resources that you purchased could be used by a website, on the other hand, cloud web hosting solution provides flexibility that you will pay what resources your website uses (pay-as-you-go). Furthermore, the very popular Amazon Web Services that provides cloud solutions for hosting, link Amazon Web Services