Hosting is basically to rent a space on a server or a computer for accessing over the internet. For making any website, the user needs to purchase the hosting from any company. There are lots of companies provide the hosting, these company charges for the hosting from the users. Even you are running a blog; you need to purchase web hosting. There are many types of web hosting available; it depends on how much big website you are making. According to the size of the site, a user needs to rent the space over the internet.
Types of hosting:
- Shared-Web hosting
Shared web hosting is shared hosting with others. It is hosting where you share space with others on one server. Many websites work with you on the same server. Shared web hosting is cheap because here you get space on the server with others, so you pay less than another hosting. There is a disadvantage of such hosting; the giant website can affect your website. If a user has a popular website on the server, then the user gets the Hosting at a low price.
- Reseller web hosting
Reseller web hosting is similar to shared web hosting; only the difference consists of some extra tools. In this hosting, you get more control on the website. The first important control is- hosting company handles any query related to the issue of hosting. The second control is- you can have a private name server.
- Cloud web hosting
Popular websites are conducting on cloud web hosting. If you are running a good website and getting massive traffic, that is the right time to upgrade your shared web hosting to cloud web hosting. On the cloud web hosting, you rent more space than another Hosting. A big space on the server is always good to control the traffic.
- Virtual Private Server
It is the server where you share space on a physical server. It acts like multiple servers are working together, but it is the only one. It never let your website down if your neighbor website is having any issue.
- Dedicated Web-Server
You want to have full control over the service; you need to have dedicated web hosting. It allows the user to rent the whole physical space on the server. It is costly than another Hosting.
- Self-service web-hosting
You have to do all the activities like buying the server, installing the software, etc.
Not hosting in the literal sense of the word. This service helps you to replace/hide your IP.