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Differences Between Shared, VPS and Dedicated Hosting

Serversea providing three main types of Web hosting. Shared hosting, VPS hosting and Dedicated Servers Hosting. In this article, We will cover the basics of the different types of Web Hosting plans so you can choose the best suitable for you.

Shared Hosting

Shared Hosting is similar to renting a room in a house. You will have to share the available facilities with others like parking lot, kitchen and playground. In shared hosting, Server resources will be shared with other users on the same server. These include CPU time, memory, and disk space. Serversea System Administrators monitor all shared servers 24/7.

Pros & Cons of Shared Hosting

PROS
Affordable – Serversea Bronze Plan starts as low as $1.99/mo
Technical maintenance is handled by Serversea
User-friendly cPanel
Saves time and effort for the user

CONS
Limited resources
Lesser customizability
Unable to install your own server modules or software on the server
Limited Mail/Recipients per Hour
Limited features in cPanel

VPS Hosting

VPS Hosting is similar to renting an apartment in a flat or building. You have great control and available facilities will not be shared to others like parking lot and kitchen. A portion of the machine is dedicated to each VPS account like CPU, RAM and Hard Disk. This allows for more power and flexibility than being on a shared account.

Pros & Cons of VPS Hosting

PROS
Privacy
High levels of control
Dedicated resources
Ability to customize
No limit to outgoing emails
Root access enabled
24/7 SuperSupport Team

CONS
More expensive than Shared Hosting
Resources allocated is still controlled by hosting provider

Dedicated Server

Having a Dedicated Server is like renting a house. All the resources available in the house will be fully controlled by the owner. Dedicated Server is an Entire physical server where you have full access on all the server resources.

Pros & Cons of Dedicated Hosting

PROS
Control over every aspect of your server
Root access enabled
High performance and stability
No limit to outgoing emails
24/7 SuperSupport Team

CONS
High Cost

Do not hesitate to contact our Support Team if you have further questions.

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