How we test and evaluate web hosting services?
By web hosting services we mean the kind of internet hosting services that can be used by different organizations and individuals to make their websites accessible through the www portal. Organizations that provide such services are known as web hosting services companies.
There are numerous web hosting services that can be provided by these companies. The basic web hosting services is the small scale file and web page hosting through the FTP (File Transfer Protocol). There are other web hosting services like Personal website hosting and business website hosting. Usually a personal website is operates on single page hosting. However, the web hosting services that are requires for business website can be classified based on the requirements.
Database support and application development platforms (Java, ASP.net etc.) are examples of web hosting services required for a complex website. There are other web hosting services like free web hosting service which is usually advertisement supported or there is a time bound limitation. Shared web hosting services provide access for different websites from the same server. Reseller web hosting services allows the buyer to resell the web space to different clients based on needs. Dedicated web hosting services allow the user to get full access to the web server on which the website is hosted. They do not own the server but have administrative rights to manage and maintain it.
There are numerous permutations and combinations to choose your web server depending on the web hosting services provided by the service provider. So, one should be very sure of the needs before selecting the appropriate web hosting services.