Classification of hosting
Shared hosting is a service that stores many websites on a server with internet connecting. Each website has its own partition. This is an economical choice for people who can share the total fee of sever maintenance.
Free web hosting
Free web hosting is a free store service, which is usually supported by advertisement. Commonly, free hosting provides a subdomain or a folder or you can use your own domain with some enclosed requires. Conversely, fee-based service gives you a second domain with the servers. There are a lot of free hosts do not allow to use your own domain name. Some nations like China block free hosting.
Reseller hosting is a hosting form of server in which the account owner has the ability to use their account to reallocate hard drive and bandwidth in order to host websites on behalf of third partie. The agents buy the space on the server and then they sell to customers to make profit.
Email hosting is a special service and different from free email services. Enterprises often run their own e-mail hosting service under their domain name to increase the credibility and formalize the message they sent. Email hosting is allowing customer configurations and number of accounts.
File hosting is an online file storage service designed specifically to host static content like large files but not web pages. Normally, providers allow users to access via FTP protocol, which is optimized to serve multiple users.
Windows hosting is a hosting service, which allows a lot of sites on a server running Windows Server operating systems to connect to the Internet. Each website has its own partition and usually uses software such as Hosting C-o-ntroller, P-lesk …
Linux-hosting is a service which stores a lot of sites on a server running the Linux operating system accessing to the Internet. Every website has its own partition which usually uses softwares such as Cpanel, Direct Admin …
A virtual private server (VPS) is a method of partitioning a physical server computer into numerous virtual servers. Each server has its own capable of running on private computer. Each virtual server can run its own operating system and can be separately rebooted.
Benefits of VPS
1. Save the initial investment costs for server.
2. Work purely as a private server.
3. Can be used to install other applications depending on the needs of the business.
4. Can be repaired and upgraded quickly and easily.
5. Upgrade RAM, HDD or bandwidth when needed.
6. Reinstall the operating system in 5-10 minutes.
7. Save resources.
Web hosting server is a combination of hardware or software which is designed to provide services to the customer, to store or to share information. For example, web-hosting server provides storage space for different customers. Some popular operating systems for servers such as Windows, FreeBSD, Solaris, and Linux are derived from or similar to UNIX.
Adult hosting is a type of online hosting allowing individuals and organizations to store websites including adult content. Currently Vietnamese laws prohibit these behaviors.