It is a type of internet hosting service that is hired from web hosting service providers or web hosting company , allow any user or organization to run their website online so that it can be accessible from anywhere in the world. Web host provide web space on a server hosted by them to their client in according to their website requirement.
There are many types of hosting, Now which hosting type is best for your website that is decided after checking out the website size, traffic, files etc. After analyzing website , web hosting requirements are decide like bandwidth, web space, server platform , hard disk etc.
Here are some of website hosting option that can help you to choose best match for your website requirement:
1. Shared Hosting: In this hosting, one server is shared by multiple users or website. This is most affordable web hosting option for any individual.
2. Dedicated Server Hosting: In this type of hosting, one server is only dedicated to one client and you have full control over it, you are free to customize server configurations like software, hardware etc. As server is high configured and fully dedicated to individual one, it is costlier then other hosting options mainly used by companies with heavy websites.
3. VPS Hosting: This hosting mainly stands between shared and dedicated server hosting, In this a dedicated server is being shared by multiple users, and server space is divided between clients and that allocated space is only used by that particular client but server resources are shared by every user. Client is also given some of control over server to customize.
These are some main hosting options that are provided by web hosting providers. Apart from that more hosting types are there, named in according to configurations , design etc.
If you are still confused about which type of hosting you should go then you can consult it to any web hosting provider , they can suggest you better.