What are Hosting Services?
A hosting service is associated with depositing and/or sharing specific content on a web hosting server run by a hosting vendor. There are different categories of hosting services utilized for different ends, so let's take a glimpse at these. Thus, you can conclude what you need, based on whether you desire to have a web page, e-mail addresses, or to share files with buddies and associates.
- File hosting: a service furnished by some providers, which allows you to share immense files. These could be disk images, films, audio files, archived documents, and so on. This solution is also known as file storage, and its sole function is to share files, since it does not offer web page uploading. Once the files are uploaded, you will either receive a randomly generated download link for each of them, or you will be able to read a roll of all the files in a directory, but you will be unable to see .html or .php web page files in your web browser. Free file storage plans are often supported by displaying ads by the download links, while a timer makes you await a specific period of time to see them. A given file can be downloaded with restricted speed. If you own a paid file storage account, there are no restrictions as to how many files you can upload/download straight away, and also there is no limitation when it comes to the download speed or the file size.
These days, with the help of the cPanel hosting companies, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more modern "cloud hosting". This is a thoroughly imprecise explanation of the real denotation of "cloud hosting". An actual cloud hosting platform would share the load between different sets of web hosting servers in a cluster, which are dedicated to serving various hosting services (email, disk storage, statistics, DNS, databases, website hosting CP, etc.) So, the file hosting solution is just a kind of a disk space hosting service, not a cloud hosting one. It's not even near.
- Image hosting: akin to file hosting; specific vendors provide a hosting solution for pictures only. This hosting variant is appropriate if you wish to share a large quantity of pictures with comrades or associates since the service is generally free of cost. You will get a randomly generated link for each image or album and you can then share this link. As with the file hosting service, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the solution cannot be utilized for websites.
- E-mail hosting: a service dedicated to managing your e-mail accounts. Some companies offer hosting services for web sites, but do not supply an email solution. If you desire to open an e-mail address with your domain but do not want to have a web site, then the e-mail hosting service is what you need. You can set up mail address accounts and manage them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain. The e-mail hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP e-mail servers.
- Video hosting: this service allows you to upload and share videos. You can either share a link to a given video file, or you can embed the video file in your website that is hosted somewhere else. The advantage of using this method in lieu of uploading the video clip in a hosting account is that the video produces a particular amount of central processing unit load, so with a handful of video clips and a few hundred web site viewers, you may have difficulty with your hosting quotas. Embedding the video file will allow you to run as many video clips as you desire without bothering about system resources.
- Hosting: this is the solution that you need if you desire to run a site. To some extent, it embodies all of the aforementioned hosting kinds since, along with your web pages, you can also host pics and files, you can run databases and email accounts, upload video files, and so on. At Bisdak World Online Web Hosting you can have a glance at shared hosting and dedicated package solutions that enable you to get all of the abovementioned services in one location. There may be limitations depending on the sort of hosting service that you've settled on - a free web hosting plan, a paid shared hosting package, a VPS or a dedicated server. Based on that, your hosting plan may be better or worse compared to the routine e-mail/file/video/image hosting accounts that are meant for particular content only.
|Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage||Unlimited storage|
|Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth||Unlimited bandwidth|
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