Web design studios often ask about the type of hosting they should choose. They are not sure what to choose and what will work best for their needs. Most often web developers use reseller hosting or cloud server hosting for their web sites and online projects. Which one is better? Which one should you choose? The answer depends on many factors. In this article I will try to cover what you need to know before the final decision. That will make you choice an educated one which is much better than shooting in the dark. It will save you future headaches and time. So, you are a web designer and you don’t know what type of hosting to sign up for? Continue reading and you will find out what will work best for you.
Reseller hosting became popular about 15 years ago. At that time there was no cloud server hosting nor VPS hosting. You could choose between a reseller account or a dedicated server. The cost difference between the two is huge. Then VPS hosting became popular and people started ordering virtual servers instead of dedicated since a VPS provides the same functionality but with less systems resources.
It has been just 2 weeks since Scala Hosting has switched to the new management platform for the SSD cloud servers. We are now able to deliver more efficient cheap cloud server hosting at an affordable price. That will allow end users to switch from a shared hosting plan to an affordable SSD cloud server pretty easily. With that they will have their own server, root access, full control, more speed, more resources and their web site will load much faster. The advantages of a server compared to a shared hosting plan are many. One of the main benefits is security. By using your own server there will not be other users using the server except you and that is a huge plus in regards to security. In shared hosting what usually happens is that one web site gets compromised and it is used to compromise more web sites on the same server by using local PHP shells or brute force attacks. Having your own server not only increases security but gives you tones of benefits since you are not anymore limited. You have freedom to manage and configure the server per your own needs and requirements. You can’t do that on the shared hosting plan.