Web Hosting Packages Description
Web hosting is a service that hosting service providers provide so that you can publish your website online.
How can people access your web site?
When you set up a site and you wish other people to access it, you will have to copy (or upload) it to a web hosting server. If you try to make the web site visible on the Internet by web hosting it on your own PC, there is no way for you to keep it constantly online, which is why website hosting services exist.
How does web hosting work?
Hosting suppliers provide you with storage space for your site on their high-power computers (servers) and ensure constant website accessibility. When someone writes your web address (for instance www.my-best-domain.com) in their browser's URL bar, they will be connected to the server where they can take a gaze at the content of your website.
Web hosting types
With the growth of online technologies, several types of web hosting services have appeared to match the various expectations of web site possessors, among them shared website hosting services, virtual private web server hosting services and dedicated server web hosting services.
Shared website hosting
5 websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
Unlimited websites hosted
30-Day Free Trial
Shared website hosting is the most commonly used type of hosting, and is also the easiest to begin with. It is a service where one hosting server is divided between many shared web hosting account holders who are limited by the CPU, web traffic and hosting server hard drive space quotas that they have been allotted. This type of hosting is typically less expensive - you don't have to buy the entire web server in advance, since it is shared among numerous web hosting clients, and the hosting services provider can afford to provide much cheaper prices. It is also easier to use - the web server is pre-installed with all the necessary software and the hosting vendor handles all server maintenance procedures and security updates for you.
The drawback of the shared web hosting solution is that you share the web hosting server's resources with other web hosting account holders and if a given web site becomes very busy it may influence (and slow down) the rest of the web sites on that server, but the majority of web hosting companies, including us at Jalimi, have security platforms at work that obstruct that from taking place.
A definition of a website hosting service
Since shared website hosting is the most common type of web hosting, most web hosting service providers and hosting clients simply call it hosting or website hosting. As there is a large rivalry on the web hosting market, most web hosting firms strive to provide affordable prices and gifts with their services. We, for instance, provide different website hosting packages and two invoicing options - monthly and yearly, based on your resources. If you select the yearly invoicing cycle, you will obtain a bonus - one charge-free domain registration.
VPS hosting packages
VPS is an abbreviation of Virtual Private Server. The VPS hosting solution is essentially the middle ground between the shared hosting solution and the dedicated web hosting solution. If your website grows beyond the resources offered by your shared website hosting package, a VPS web server plan is a good option. virtual web server hosting clients still share the hardware resources of the physical server with other Virtual Private Server web hosting customers, but the hard disk space is split up using special virtualization software so that each partition has its own dedicated system resources and can be configured practically like a full-fledged dedicated web server. The advantage is that the CPU and the memory on a VPS web server are not shared. In addition, the virtualization technology gives you much more freedom to configure your VPS server, but it also presupposes a more advanced level of technical knowledge.
With the Dedicated Hosting solution, the customer gets an entire physical machine and can utilize all its system resources. The dedicated web hosting solution is the most reliable of all hosting solutions and offers a lot of configuration possibilities - the dedicated web hosting clients can select the hardware and software specs that will meet their demands. Dedicated system resources and guaranteed performance are among the reasons why a dedicated web hosting plan is a perfect choice for a resource-absorbing corporate website, for example - you will not share the hosting server's system resources with anyone else and will be bestowed with complete server root access. You will exercise full authority over the hosting server, which will enable you to implement any server configuration changes that you might need. The downside of the dedicated hosting solution is that a higher degree of technical expertise is required - unless you hire an IT pro, you will be responsible for managing and configuring the physical machine. The dedicated web hosting solution also costs much more, since the cost of the physical machine isn't shared among any other clients.
A website hosting recommendation for beginner users
If you are just beginning to set up your website and are looking for a web hosting solution to commence with, the shared website hosting solution remains the most suitable choice. If your web site grows beyond your shared website hosting account's resources, you can normally upgrade. With us, for instance, this is extremely easy and requires no migration of your website files, because only the features of your website hosting account change. You can also upgrade your web hosting plan to a more powerful one at any particular moment without having to worry about the number of days left until expiration. Additionally, if you eventually reach the most advanced shared web hosting package and still need more resources (which is a good thing sometimes - it implies that your web site's popularity has risen!), there always is the option to move to a VPS hosting server or a dedicated server without the need to switch hosting service providers.