Choosing the right products / services

What hosting products and services can I use?

In general, the hosting products and services can be divided into four types, namely:

  1. Shared Hosting (Simple Hosting or Complete Hosting)
  2. Hosting Reseller
  3. VPS (Virtual Private Server) Hosting
  4. Dedicated Server

The main thing that distinguishes these products hosting is the provision or allocation of resources

Shared Hosting

A shared web hosting service or virtual hosting service or derive host refers to a web hosting service where many websites reside on one web server connected to the Internet. Each site "sits" on its own partition, or section/place on the server, to keep it separate from other sites. This is generally the most economical option for hosting, as many people share the overall cost of server maintenance.

Shared hosting product characteristics can be understood through the following points:

  1. Server. Shared Hosting customers are in a dedicated server for shared hosting product.
  2. Server resources. In shared hosting, dedicated server resources are shared by all Shared Hosting customers. Therefore the use of server resources become limited and allocated to each customer
  3. Features and applications configuration. Shared Hosting customers must use the configuration or default settings are enforced on the server to all subscribers. Modification or a specific setting on a hosting account cannot be done.
  4. Technical assistance. HostMop technical support can provide assistance and information needed by customers or users of shared hosting for performance or constraints related to technical issues beyond scripting

Using shared hosting with optimal performance, is to ensure that the process is done in your website using server resources that are not excessive. The use of excessive server resources can cause your site to be unable to perform or cannot be accessed.

Reseller Hosting

Reseller Hosting, technically it is a shared hosting products and services. However Reseller Hosting allowed multiple accounts with its own cPanel for each account. This is possible due to Reseller hosting is equipped with applications and features of WHM for hosting account management through a reseller hosting account.

Reseller hosting is a form of web hosting wherein the account owner has the ability to use his/her allotted hard drive space and bandwidth to host websites on behalf of third parties. The reseller purchases the host's services wholesale and then sells them to customers, possibly for a profit. A certain portion of hard drive and bandwidth is allocated to the reseller account.

With reseller hosting, a user could take advantage of any space or bandwidth disk space held for resale (Resell) using a hosting brand or private nameservers as desired. Reseller Hosting Users can define the specification of a hosting account by creating their own hosting packages.

  1. Server. Reseller Hosting customers are in for a server dedicated to hosting reseller product.
  2. Server resources. In reseller hosting, dedicated server resources to be used for all reseller hosting owner and reseller hosting customers who are managed in a reseller account. Therefore the use of server resources become limited and allocated as specified by the package created in a reseller account
  3. Features and applications configuration. Reseller Hosting customers, can provide a limited specific setting for the accounts they managed as part of its resellers. And generally use the configuration or default settings that apply to reseller hosting servers. Modifications that are fundamental to the server could not be done.
  4. Technical assistance. Users may consult the reseller hosting and asked for assistance if a problem arised. However, the management and technical assistance for customers of a reseller hosting accounts are the responsibility of the hosting reseller account manager.

VPS Hosting

A virtual private server (VPS, also referred to as Virtual Dedicated Server or VDS) is a method of splitting a server. Each virtual server can run its own full-fledged operating system, and each server can be independently rebooted.

Virtual private servers bridge the gap between shared web hosting services and dedicated hosting services, giving independence from other customers of the VPS service in software terms but at less cost than a physical dedicated server. As a VPS runs its own copy of its operating system, customers have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, and can install almost any software that runs on the OS. Certain software does not run well in a virtualized environment, including firewalls, anti-virus clients, and indeed virtualizers themselves; some VPS providers place further restrictions, but they are generally lax compared to those in shared hosting environments. Due to the number of virtualization clients typically running on a single machine, a VPS generally has limited processor time, RAM, and disk space.

VPS hosting product characteristics can be understood through the things - the following:

  1. Server. VPS hosting customers will be placed in a server that is dedicated of hosting it.
  2. Server resources. In a VPS hosting servers each VPS account has a limited resource server in accordance with the specifications of the package used. Customers can perform optimization in the development or use of VPS accounts held in accordance with the specifications designated VPS package in its VPS account.
  3. Features and applications configuration. Application configuration or settings can be made in accordance with the owners wishes. Basically a full featured hosting.
  4. Technical assistance. HostMop Technical Support team can help to setup and installation process in the early setup of your VPS. Information and technical assistance can be made especially for users of the VPS with the support of WHM / cpanel. Problems caused by the setup or use of applications by its customers in the VPS are the responsibility of users of VPS hosting.

Dedicated Server

A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting service is a type of Internet hosting in which the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone. This is more flexible than shared hosting, as organizations have full control over the server(s), including choice of operating system, hardware, etc. Server administration can usually be provided by the hosting company as an add-on service. In some cases a dedicated server can offer less overhead and a larger return on investment.

HostMop Technical Support team can help to setup and installation process in the early setup of your dedicated server. Information and technical assistance can be made especially for users of the dedicated server with the support of WHM / cpanel. Problems caused by the setup or use of applications by its customers in the dedicated server are the responsibility of users of dedicated server.

How to determine the right products and services?

Determining the right hosting product choice is to understand the needs or the process needed in online activities of your website and using the appropriate hosting products. As a general example,

  1. If you are a personal user or an organization with the activity of websites that are not too intense, Simple and Complete Hosting product are the alternatives that you can use.
  2. If your employer, or engaged in business or trade sector. Complete Hosting is the ideal alternative hosting product that you can use.
  3. If you are a web developer or want to start a hosting business, Reseller Hosting is the ideal choice that can be used.
  4. If you want a certain configuration settings and with the support of the ideal server resources. Then you can consider the use of VPS or Dedicated Server hosting.

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