Kinds of hosting solutions
A hosting solution is related to hoarding and/or sharing specific content on a server administered by a web hosting company. There are different types of hosting services utilized for different aims, so let's survey these. Thus, you can conclude what you need, based on whether you desire to launch a weblog, mailbox accounts, or to share files with chums and acquaintances.
- File hosting: a solution offered by various firms, which allows you to share immense files. These could be disk images, films, audio files, archived files, etc. This service is also known as file storage, and its single objective is to share files, since it does not offer web page uploading. Once the files are uploaded, you will either get an accidentally created download link for each of them, or you will be able to read a roster of all the files in a directory, but you will be unable to open .html or .php website files in your browser. Free-of-charge file storage solutions frequently involve advertisements by the download links, while a timer obliges you to await a certain stretch of time to perceive them. A given file can be downloaded with restricted speed. If you buy a paid file storage account, there are no limits as to how many files you can upload/download straight away, and also there is no restriction in regard to the download speed or the file size.
At the moment, with the assistance of the cPanel hosting vendors, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more faddish "cloud hosting". This is a totally imprecise interpretation of the actual meaning of "cloud hosting". A real cloud website hosting system would apportion the tasks at hand between separate groups of web hosting servers in a cluster, which are devoted to serving different webspace hosting services (email, storage space, stats, DNS, databases, Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting service is simply a brand of a storage space hosting service, not a cloud hosting one. It's not even close.
- Image hosting: similar to file hosting; certain firms offer a hosting service for pictures exclusively. This hosting brand is good if you want to share a vast number of images with buddies or colleagues since the service is usually free of charge. You will get a randomly generated link for each and every picture or album and you can subsequently share this link. As with the file hosting service, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the solution cannot be utilized for web sites.
- E-mail hosting: a service dedicated to handling your e-mails. Some suppliers provide web hosting services for websites, but do not provide an e-mail solution. If you wish to open an e-mail address with your domain name but do not wish to keep a site, then the email hosting service is what you need. You can set up email mailbox accounts and administer them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domains. The e-mail hosting solution involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP e-mail servers.
- Video hosting: this service allows you to upload and share video files. You can either share a link to a given video, or you can embed the video file in your web site that is hosted elsewhere. The benefit of availing of this method instead of uploading the video in a web hosting account is that the video brings about a given amount of CPU load, so with a bunch of video clips and a few hundred web site viewers, you may have a problem with your web page hosting resources. Embedding the video file will permit you to run as many video clips as you would like without bothering about system reserves.
- Web hosting: this is the solution that you need if you wish to run a website. To some extent, it incorporates all of the aforesaid hosting brands since, along with your sites, you can also host pictures and files, you can keep databases and email aliases, upload videos, and so on. At DESHPANDE SERVICES, for instance, you can view web hosting and dedicated hosting services that allow you to have all of the aforementioned solutions in a single location. There may be restrictions based on the kind of hosting service that you've selected - a free hosting package, a paid shared hosting package, a VPS or a dedicated server. Depending on that, your web space hosting package may be better or worse compared to the regular email/file/video/image hosting accounts that are purposed for specific web content only.