A web hosting services is an internet service that allows individuals, organizations to their websites, applications accessible through the World Wide Web.
This article explains the various hosting services and plans that are used in the web hosting ‘industry’. We’ll also look at the advantages of the each web hosting service and also limitations.
Web hosting services can be divided into the following services.
- Shared hosting
- Dedicated servers
- Cloud and
Shared hosting. This service is the commonly used service since it’s the most affordable and available. It’s mostly used for personal and business websites. In this web service, the users share servers resources with other users.
VPS(virtual private servers). As the name suggests this is a hosting service that it’s a private space which has a personal control. This web hosting service has a number of advantages including improved security and increased performance and also server control.
Cloud hosting. This service gives the user access to a cluster of servers from which you can quick access to resources when you need them. VPS and cloud are sometimes combined to form a hybrid called CLOUD VPS
Dedicated hosting. This gives access to a physical server which is not shared with anyone. This hosting is used to power heavy applications and scripts.one advantage of dedicated hosting is that is gives strong security and maximum server control.
Reseller hosting. This is where you buy a bulk server space but someone else maintains the network. With reseller packages, you buy access to server space in bulk, and then resell it under your own brand.
Well, this information is very important to any web developer, organizations, and individuals who want to have an online presence and also join the other companies who are competing in the cloud. Truehost Kenya (www.truehost.co.ke) is a well-known company in Kenya that offers all this cloud services at a very affordable cost and irresistible quality.