Through this article I am going to share detail of web hosting Services. So please read it carefully, at last your all doubt related to web hosting will be cleared...
## What is web hosting ? ##
Web hosting is a service of providing online space for storage of web pages. These web pages are made available via world wide web (www).
**"Web hosts"** are companies that rent their computers(servers) to store websites, and provide internet connectivity so that other computers can access files on your website.
## Types of web hosting services ##
In present time there are many type of hosting services are famous. They are based on customer demands and traffic.
## Shared Web Hosting ##
In share web hosting many websites share a single web server of host company. This type of web hosting service allows multiple websites to utilize storage, computing power, network and other resources of a single web server.You can understand share hosting just like renting a apartment in a building.
**Advantage of shared hosting**
- Share hosting are cheapest plan and **less maintenance, less skill requirement**.
- Generally they have in built c panel like facilities that makes it more **reliable** for customers.
**Disadvantage of shared hosting**
- Disadvantage of share hosting is that if your site begins to receive higher levels of traffic you’ll begin to notice that your site might begin to perform much worse.
- Site **loading speed** is also less as compared to dedicated host.
- Less options are available for customization.
Shared web hosting is recommended for websites that are smaller in size, don’t have a large amount of Web traffic and having considerably lower security concerns.
## Dedicated Web Hosting ##
In dedicated hosting a single server is given to a single website. This gives you much more control over its configuration and overall operating environment.Share hosting is similar to owing the entire building .
**Advantage of dedicated hosting**
Advantages provided by a dedicated web hosting service includes high performance, security, email stability, and control. It gives you max control ,security , flexibility and stability over your dedicated server. Dedicated hosting gives customers full root access.
**Disadvantage of dedicated hosting**
Dedicated type of web hosting service is more **expensive** than other hosting options and requires a certain level of technical knowledge.
## Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting ##
Visualization technology is used in VPS hosting. Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting is a device in which a server is split into many virtual servers, and each one websites has its own virtual server, but in fact all virtual servers share the same main server.
**Advantage of VPS hosting**
This type of web hosting service gives you root access to your server, dedicated resources, more flexibility ,more customization and an isolated hosting environment, so there are no other sites sharing your resources.
**Disadvantage of VPS hosting**
These web hosting is a bit costly and the websites with more visitor used this hosting. If you want performance like dedicated server in less money then VPS is the best for you.
## Reseller Web Hosting ##
A lot of web hosting firms offer reseller hosting service. With reseller hosting, the account owner of reseller hosting service rents out portion of the disk space and bandwidth he receives to other end users. Therefore, the account owner is like a hosting service provider to those end users.
## Cloud Web Hosting ##
Cloud hosting combines hundreds of individual servers together to function as one giant server.
In cloud hosting you can easily scale up and upgrade your server needs when necessary.
**Advantage of Cloud hosting**
- Sudden increment in traffic can be easily handle by adding more server resources.
- The pricing for cloud web hosting tends to vary as they normally use a form of a pay-for-what-you-use pricing structure.
**Disadvantage of cloud hosting**
Disadvantage of this types of web hosting services is that you have **not authority of root access**.
As compared to other it is **costly**.