Shared server hosting

Shared server hosting is an internet hosting service that usually can host 1000 websites on a single server.

Shared server properties

  • Low cost hosting price - $1 to $10 per month.
  • Same IP number for all the websites.
  • Low CPU resources.
  • Low connection banwidth resources.
  • Low memory.
  • Limited server configuration options.

Who needs shared hosting?

The shared server is used for low traffic websites.

When traffic grows and the server response time is too long, the website is usually migrated to VPS server hosting.

What shared server operating systems / web servers are available?

Most shared servers use Linux operating system and Apache web server.

Some shared servers have Windows operating system and IIS web server.

Shared hosting services

List of shared hosting services with estimated traffic data.

Hostgator

GoDaddy

Inmotion hosting

Bluehost

Arvixe

SiteGround

 


See also

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