Ideal solution for freelancers, private website operators and start-ups
Shared Hosting It is a web hosting model where multiple websites can access a pool of server resources. The storage capacity, CPU and RAM are distributed to the totality of users. Each website can be individually
on the shared server via an individual Domain call. Each domain receives its own partition of the hard disk space on which it is stored. This creates a shared hardware platform. Nevertheless, completely shielded projects can be realized by different users without any problems. Especially for newcomers to the business, ie start-up founders of small and medium-sized businesses and freelancers and the operators of private websites that deal a lot Traffic On their side, the shared hosting enjoys great popularity. Above all, shared hosting offers security for beginners and freelancers. Behind a shared hosting is a professional administration by the respective provider, an agency that specializes in shared hosting.
Basic security settings do not need to be made by the user on this server system. That means the responsibility for safety is omitted here. Especially for business start-ups and freelancers as well as private website operators, who often do not get along with their time, shared hosting is the best concept. Automatic backups are included in the packages that the providers offer as well. The focus of support at the provider is not only on data security but also in availability. Because a failure of the server would of course be fatal for a company. And potential hacker attacks, the provider counteracts by the upgrades, which feeds this automatically to the server. Shared hosting is suitable for blogs, online shops, forums and also for private travel sites where users want to share their travel reports with interested parties. And just from these website operators, there is more and more.
Before you opt for shared hosting, of course, you should explore all the benefits that you will have through this web hosting. One of the advantages is that the costs are shared by all participants. Per unit used this results in a very favorable price. In addition, administration costs do not arise. You also do not have to worry about maintaining the server, this is done by the provider team or works automatically. You can concentrate on your project, ie your work. Shared hosts both highly frequented sites and sites that are rarely visited, but which, due to shared hosting, are gaining in popularity on the Internet. The Provider offer different solutions, depending on the size of the website. You can install popular open source applications all by yourself - just by clicking. You save a lot of time with shared hosting, which you would otherwise spend optimizing your server. But as good as that may sound, shared hosting also has its drawbacks.
Disadvantages of the webhosting model
The biggest drawback is probably the limited hardware usage. This is because the server resources have been split among all hosted websites. For this reason, as a single user of this hosting model, only part of the entire service is available to you. This can be a great disadvantage if your website has a high volume of traffic. Then there is a risk in shared hosting that the server load can also affect other websites or their website may be affected, if this should be the case with another website. For you certainly be reassuring, however, that you as a user by the provider Shared Hosting a certain minimum performance is guaranteed. This should be able to guarantee the stable operation of your website. If shared hosting may not have been your first choice or you've already tried another web hosting model, you'll probably find the access and management capabilities of this hosting model severely limited. Because the basic configurations of storage capacity, CPU and RAM are or can be made in shared hosting only by the provider. This is also the key point that clearly distinguishes shared hosting from virtual and dedicated servers. Because there it is possible that the user has a root access available. This means that individual settings must be made via the provider. Also the limited memory can be problematic for some website operators. As well as the limited bandwidth that shared hosting brings with it.