A Bird’s Eye View Into Web Hosting

When you search the internet for information you come across many websites. Some sites are big and some are small. Some come with videos and sound files while others are just plain text and images. Ever wondered how all this information is accessed from the internet? The answer is web hosting. All these sites are accessed from the different web servers which stores the sites in a data canter. When users browse these sites, your PC downloads the site from the web server. Therefore we can say that web hosting is the place where all the information about the different sites is stored. Many companies offer web hosting solutions. Doteasy is one such company that offers good hosting solutions.  Such companies that offer web hosting solutions are called web hosting providers.

There are different types of web hosting services available. Two most common types are Shared Hosting also knows as Virtual Hosting, and Dedicated Hosting. Virtual Hosting simply means different users sharing the same web server. The users upload their sites onto the web server so as to publish their sites to the internet. Different users have different accounts in the server and the space on the server is virtually divided to keep the accounts of different users as secure as possible.  This kind of Hosting solution is cheapest form of paid hosting. Some companies also offer free hosting, but the services and the features of such hosting is often limited.

Another form of hosting is Dedicated Hosting. In this type of hosting, the sites are stored in a dedicated web server that is used by only one client. This form of host is very expensive and is mostly used by large companies or people who host some important sites that generate high amounts of traffic. 

When planning to build a site, one has to take some important steps, and one of them would be to find a good place to host it. It should be noted that the cheapest offer doesn’t have to be the best.  It is more important to go for a hosting solution that offers good features and is highly reliable. True, this might cost you a bit more but trust me it will save you a lot of trouble.

Web hosting service providers need to have good infrastructure and have to be connected to the internet round the clock. It is very important to go in for a provider that has a good reputation and is capable of providing 100% uptime for your sites. Otherwise it would affect your business in a very big way because, every time the server goes down users will not be able to access your site. This can cost you a lot of money. So it is always better to check the reviews for different hosting providers before you chose one.  

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