What is Web hosting?
What is Web hosting? – is the file storing place which holds your documents, files and images on remote servers. You could access web pages through your web browsers.
The browsers convert your domain names to IP addresses and based on your request server will respond to you. The browser will display your requested page on your desktop system monitor.
If you have a good knowledge and money you could set up your own server on your home but it takes a big amount of time. The best way is you can buy the server from hosting provider
Different types of web hosting?
There are 5 types of hosting available you can choose web hosting based on your requirement. The different hosting types are
Shared Hosting plan
Shared hosting is the most famous hosting it holds 25 to 100’s of sites on the same server. It looks less price and less powerful. The shared hosting shares the same computer with tens of users. In the shared hosting each website on the server competes with each other for server resources.
Limitations on shared servers are bandwidth, drive and CPU limitation. Most of the less traffic website’s are hosted on shared hosting package. The security problem is high in Shared hosting servers.
Dedicated servers are suitable for high traffic websites or blogs. Dedicated server is allocated for only one user and you can install and run any software without any problem. Dedicated server is like your own home you have the full control of your server.
The VPS servers work somewhere between shared and dedicated server. In VPS, you have the full control like the dedicated server. VPS access more resources than shared hosting server. There is a small number of security issues with VPS servers.
Cloud hosting is the innovative technology. In this hosting method, unlimited networked systems are acts as one single system. Cloud hosting is alternate to single server hosting because old hosting methods have many limitations like memory, CPU and much more. But in this hosting method, there is no limitation. If you want any extra resource the networked cloud systems will help you fulfill your resource limitation.
Managed hosting differs from other hosting methods because the service provider is responsible for handle hardware and operating software’s for you.
This hosting is managed by service provider.
What is the domain name?
Domain name is the website.COM or .NET name for example which looks like www.google.com. In the above example name Google represents domain name, COM represents TLD (Top Level Domain) and WWW represents World Wide Web. There are hundreds of TLDs available for example TLDs are.COM, .ORG, .NET, .IN and etc.
What is mean by Website?
The website is the collection of documents, files, and images located on the remote server. The remote server is accessed by IP address or domain names and you can download that data using the web browser.
There are three types of websites or applications available on the internet
Collection of Documents
This could be documents, files, and images uploaded on the remote server.
Web applications are downloadable and installed on the desktop or mobile device.
Content Management Systems
The dynamic sites are build using Content Management Systems (CMS). If you have simple web knowledge you can easily build websites for you using CMS software’s.
The above important terms are really useful for the beginner to understand the web hosting and Web designing industry.
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