November 16, 2015

Shared hosting or VPS or Dedicated server

We may have three types of hosting services for our website, Shared Hosting, VPS (Virtual Private Server) and Dedicated Server. The pricing of these services varies from provider to provider and resources you like to have. Lets examine the differences between these three services: 1. Shared Hosting : Shared hosting is a service where many users share a single server. All the users have a separate directory to upload their files. This is usually most economical option because overall cost of the server is distributed. The server is administered by the hosting company and all the technical tasks like managing servers, installing server software, security updates, technical support, etc. are the responsibility of the server admins. These servers generally use control panels like cPanel, DirectAdmin, Plesk, Interworx, etc which allow the users to manage their websites. 2. VPS (Virtual Private Server) : VPS (Virtual Private Server) is a virtual machine […]