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A hosting service implies keeping and/or sharing particular web content on a server hosted by a hosting distributor. There are various forms of web hosting services utilized for various goals, so let's take a look at them. Doing so, you can determine what you want, depending on whether you'd like to own a site, mails, or to share files with chums and partners.

- File hosting: a service distributed by some firms, which allows you to share enormous files. These could be disk images, films, audio files, archives, etc. This solution is also known as file storage, and its sole aim is to share files, since it does not support website uploading. As soon as the files are uploaded, you will either receive a randomly generated download link for each of them, or you will be able to explore an index of all the files in a directory, but you will not be able to see .html or .php web files in your web browser. Free-of-cost file storage solutions are often supported by exhibiting adverts beside the download links, while a timer forces you to await a given spell of time to see them. A given file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you own a paid file hosting account, there are no limits as to how many files you can upload/download immediately, and also there is no limitation as far as the download speed and the file size are concerned.

Nowadays, with the assistance of the cPanel web hosting traders, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more faddish "cloud hosting". This is a completely distorted interpretation of the literal denotation of "cloud hosting". A real cloud web hosting system would apportion the workload between autonomous sets of web hosting servers in a cluster, which are committed to serving various web site hosting services (mail, web space, stats, DNS, databases, site hosting Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting solution is just a type of a data storage hosting solution, not a cloud hosting one. It's not even near.

- Image hosting: resembling file hosting; given suppliers provide a hosting service for pictures exclusively. This hosting brand is good if you would like to share a big amount of pics with buddies or colleagues since the service is generally free. You will obtain a random link for every image or album and you can then share this link. As with the file storage solution, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the solution cannot be utilized for websites.

- Email hosting: a service committed to managing your e-mail addresses. Some providers provide webspace hosting solutions for web pages, but do not provide an e-mail service. If you wish to own an e-mail address with your domain name but do not wish to own a web site, then the e-mail hosting service is what you want. You can create e-mail box accounts and manage them, but there will be no web service for the domain. The email hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP mail servers.

- Video hosting: this solution enables you to upload and share videos. You can either share a link to a particular video, or you can embed the video in your web page that is hosted somewhere else. The advantage of utilizing this approach instead of uploading the video file in a web hosting account is that the video clip brings about a particular amount of central processing unit load, so with a few videos and several hundred web page viewers, you may have difficulty with your site hosting resources. Embedding the video will permit you to keep as many video files as you want without worrying about system supplies.

- Web hosting: this is the service that you require if you wish to keep a web site. To a certain degree, it contains all of the aforementioned hosting brands since, along with your web pages, you can also host images and files, you can create databases and email box accounts, upload video clips, and so on. At 'NTC Hosting', for instance, you can have a peek at budget web hosting and Virtual Private Server hosting plans that permit you to have all of the aforementioned solutions in one place. There may be restrictions based on the sort of web hosting service that you've picked - a free web hosting package, a paid shared web hosting package, a Virtual Private Server or a dedicated server. Based on that, your site hosting package may be better or worse compared to the standard e-mail/file/video/image hosting plans that are intended for specific content exclusively.

Budget Value Plus
Monthly Price $4.95
per month
$7.95
per month
$9.95
per month
Order Order Order
Web Content Space Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Traffic Unlimited Unlimited Unlimited
Hosted Site Names 1 Unlimited Unlimited
InnoDB YES YES YES
Node.js Optional Optional Optional
Memcached Optional Optional Optional