WebRTC Expert Feature

April 07, 2021

Web Hosting And Its Types

When a hosting provider allocates space on a web server for a website to store its files, it hosts a website. Web hosting makes the website (code, images, etc.) available for viewing files online. All your websites are hosted on the server.

The amount of space a website allocates to a server depends on the type of hosting. The main types of hosting are shared, dedicated, cloud, and grouping. They differ in the type of technology used for the server, the level of administration provided, and the additional services they offer.

Types of web hosting

Cloud Hosting

Cloud hosting is the acquisition of computing resources from a cloud computing provider or facility to host data, services, and/or solutions. Shopware Cloud Hosting allows providers to charge users only for resources consumed by the user, rather than a flat fee for the amount the user expects them to use, or a fixed cost upfront hardware investment. Cloud hosting users can request additional resources on demand, for example only during peak traffic periods, while transferring IT management to the cloud hosting service.

Grid Hosting

This form of distributed hosting occurs when the server acts as a cluster grid and consists of multiple nodes.

Grouping Hosting

There are multiple servers hosting the same content for better use of resources. Clustered Server is a great solution for building highly available dedicated hosting or scalable web hosting solutions.

Dedicated virtual server

Also known as a Virtual Private Server (VPS), VPS is often allocated server-based resources for VPS communication. However, virtualization can be done for a number of reasons, including the ability to transfer VPS containers between servers. Users can access the root of their virtual space.

Shared web hosting service

Someone's website is hosted on the same server as many other sites, from a few sites to hundreds of websites. In general, all domain servers can share shared resources, such as RAM and CPU. Features available with this type of service can be very basic and not flexible in terms of software and updates. Sellers often sell shared web hosting and web companies often have seller accounts to provide hosting to customers.

Reliable and uptime

The availability of a website is measured as a percentage of the year in which the website is publicly reachable. Hypernode helps their clients in any situation. This is different from measuring system uptime. Uptime means being online yourself. In case of a network outage, uptime does not take into account its accessibility. A Hosting Provider's Service Level Agreement (SLA) may include a fixed amount of scheduled downtime each year for system maintenance. This scheduled time is often excluded from the SLA term and must be deducted from the total time when calculating availability. How the downtime varies from provider to provider. Therefore, it is important to read the SLA. Not all providers publish uptime statistics. Most hosting providers will guarantee at least 99.9% uptime, which is 43 million hours of time per month, or 8 hours and 45 minutes.

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