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Definition of Hosting Services
A hosting service is related to stockpiling and/or sharing particular web content on a hosting server handled by a hosting distributor. There are various types of hosting services used for different aims, so let's study these. Thus, you can decide what you need, based on whether you wish to own a web page, mail address accounts, or to share files with chums and partners.
- File hosting: a service provided by some firms, which enables you to share large files. These could be disk images, motion pictures, audio files, archived documents, etc. This solution is also known as file storage, and its single designation is to share files, since it does not support web page uploading. Once the files are uploaded, you will either receive a randomly created download link for each of them, or you will be able to explore a roll of all the files in a directory, but you will not be able to see .html or .php website files in your web browser. Free-of-cost file storage accounts are often supported by showing adverts by the download links, while a timer compels you to await a certain stretch of time to perceive them. A single file can be downloaded with limited speed. If you buy a paid file hosting package, there are no limitations 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.
These days, with the help of the cPanel web hosting distributors, "file hosting" is being renamed to the more voguish "cloud hosting". This is a completely inappropriate interpretation of the actual meaning of "cloud hosting". A real cloud hosting environment would split the workload between different packs of hosting servers in a cluster, which are committed to serving various hosting services (electronic mail, disk space, statistics, DNS, databases, website hosting Control Panel, etc.) So, the file hosting solution is only a type of a disk storage hosting solution, not a cloud hosting one. It's not even close.
- Image hosting: close to file hosting; given providers offer a hosting service for pictures only. This hosting brand is appropriate if you want to share an enormous quantity of images with comrades or acquaintances since the service is commonly free of charge. You will receive a randomly generated link for each and every picture or album and you can subsequently share this link. As with the file storage service, .html and .php files are not compatible, so the solution cannot be used for web sites.
- Email hosting: a service devoted to managing your mailbox accounts. Some firms provide hosting services for sites, but do not offer an email solution. If you want to set up an e-mail address with your domain name but do not wish to possess a site, then the email hosting solution is what you require. You can set up email accounts and administer them, but there will be no hosting solution for the domain name. The email hosting service involves incoming POP/IMAP and outgoing SMTP e-mail servers.
- Video hosting: this solution enables you to upload and share video files. You can either share a link to a given video file, or you can embed the video clip in your website that is hosted somewhere else. The benefit of using this method instead of uploading the video in a hosting account is that the video produces a specific amount of central processing unit load, so with a bunch of video clips and several hundred website viewers, you may have a hard time with your hosting reserves. Embedding the video clip will permit you to possess as many video clips as you wish without bothering about system supplies.
- Hosting: this is the service that you need if you would like to have a web site. To some degree, it includes all of the aforesaid hosting brands since, along with your websites, you can also host pics and files, you can set up databases and email accounts, upload video clips, etc. At LivHanA- hosting you can explore shared hosting and dedicated package accounts that enable you to get all of the aforementioned services in one location. There may be limits depending on the kind of hosting service that you've chosen - a free web hosting account, a paid shared website hosting account, a VPS or a dedicated server. Based on that, your hosting package may be better or worse in comparison with the regular e-mail/file/video/image hosting accounts that are intended for particular web content only.