Quality Web Hosting
There are different kinds of web hosting solutions appropriate for different sites with regard to the resources or the web hosting platform they require. To select the best web hosting service for your site, you must judge what server-side software it demands, how many visits per day you expect at the beginning and in the future, as well as any other special requirements that may have to be covered.
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The most optimal choice for small size sites with several hundred or a few thousand viewers is a shared hosting solution. With this form of website hosting, each customer pays only for their account, which lowers the overall cost per client significantly. There are various web hosting solutions varying from one web hosting vendor to another, supplying different quotas of data storage space and traffic, different e-mailbox account quotas and so on. The positive point is that you can get an account that will have the resources your web portal really needs. You will not need to pay lots of money for a package you will not use, or wind up with a small scale plan that cannot accommodate the web page. We, at Smart Host Kenya, offer a great selection of web hosting solutions suitable for private or small business sites that even offer pre-activated script-driven platforms like Joomla, Mambo, Drupal or WordPress - to render it simpler. If you begin with a basic account and you demand more features, upgrading to a more feature-rich account involves just a click.
Shared web hosting - Inconveniences
A weakness of the shared website hosting environment is that the servers have some software applications installed on them and you are unable to activate new software programs. Specific web pages, above all online storefronts, need software applications to be present on the web server for them to run, and with a shared hosting account, you can activate only software platforms that do not require server root access.
Virtual Private Servers and Dedicated Hosting Servers
For web sites that request root access, or if your online portal has many 1000's or even millions of daily hits, what you require is a VPS hosting or a dedicated hosting. A VPS server is a virtual simulation of a dedicated hosting server and it behaves in absolutely the same way.
Private Virtual Web Hosting Servers
Both platforms normally come with full root access and can be rebooted via a software tool by the customer, independently from the hosting supplier. Akin to the shared web hosting accounts, the VPS hosting and the dedicated web hosting server packages involve different features based on what the web hosting vendor has to offer. A VPS hosting server package contains guaranteed hard disk storage space, RAM and CPU usage quotas that can sometimes be enhanced for brief spans of time provided that there are free system resources on the physical server. With a dedicated web hosting server, the only limiting factor is the hardware architecture it is utilizing, and it can be upgraded by changing or adding components. A VPS web server is simpler to run as it involves virtualization software, which can be utilized to reboot it, to install software applications, explore stats, etc. The administration of a dedicated web hosting server is more complicated, so such a plan would rather be used by skilled customers.
Dedicated Hosting Servers
Still, certain hosting companies provide managed dedicated hosting services where they complete dedicated web hosting server administration operations instead of the client. This can be a part of plan or an additional feature.
Prior To Selecting...
Settling on the top hosting package is important as it can affect the stable performance of a web site. Before selecting an account, weigh the pros and cons, study carefully all the requirements for the web site to operate properly, especially if it is script-based. And if you are still not sure which one is the best web hosting service for you, consult with our live chat operators or call us - our sales reps will be glad to help you and answer all your questions.