Shared hosting is cheaper compared to VPS and dedicated?

Discussion in 'Operating a Hosting Business' started by Anniego Server, Mar 2, 2018.

  1. Anniego Server

    Anniego Server New Member

    Nov 15, 2017
    Shared hosting is cheaper compared to VPS and dedicated. For small time business website or personal blogsites, shared hosting is highly recommended. In shared web hosting, there is no need to concern yourself in case technical difficulties occur on your server, the hosting service provider will taking care of the administration and maintenance of the server.
  2. zomgmike

    zomgmike Member Verified Provider

    Jul 17, 2013
    You also have the risk of bad actors on the server you're on. Some hosting companies load up shared hosting boxes with hundreds of users who get hacked, spam, or heavily utilize resources. You can end up in the wild west on shared hosting on a poorly maintained box. Shared isn't always better.
  3. Shef

    Shef New Member

    Mar 9, 2018
    This. People usually do start on shared Hosting as they’re on a small website and/or don’t have much traffic so they want to save money, which I can’t disagree there. But, it’s best to get VPS/Cloud Hosting as that way you have your own server and it’s not shared with others. Especially if you have your own business, that way you don’t have to worry about peoples websites being a target for DDOS so your website wouldn’t go down as well (on a shared server that is). This way you’d have much better uptime and you’d be receiving much better quality and most likely support since companies with no shared hosting might have more time to assist customers.
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  4. somveer007

    somveer007 New Member

    Feb 16, 2018
    Yes, Shared hosting is cheaper compared to VPS and dedicated because you'll get the shared resources of a server and shared performance as well.
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  5. manoaratefy

    manoaratefy New Member

    Jan 12, 2017

    Just as a precision, shared hosting usually uses a shared IP address, but VPS uses dedicated IP address. Nowadays, low-end VPS and shared hosting with dedicated IP address have approximately the same price.
  6. Hostdens

    Hostdens New Member

    Apr 3, 2018
    yes, shared hosting always cheaper as compare to VPS and Dedicated servers
  7. Benny_D

    Benny_D Member

    Aug 10, 2016
    It is not cheaper, Its all depends on your requirement to host the site.., for price wise it will be less than VPS and dedicated servers.., You have to choose carefully which service will needs you to host the site..
  8. vikmanager

    vikmanager Member

    Sep 30, 2017
    If you have a small website or blog shared hosting will safe your budget
  9. Benny_D

    Benny_D Member

    Aug 10, 2016
    If you have limited traffic and visits on your sites, you can go with shared hosting plan if you required more resources and getting huge traffic on site, later upgrade the plan to vps or dedicated server, I would suggest you to check with for reasonable hosting plans

    MVPSNET New Member

    May 18, 2018
    The prices are roughly the same, but a VPS requires a bit more experience with linux or a free control panel. While on shared, you most likely have cPanel. I'd say it depends on your technical skills.
  11. Hostfinch

    Hostfinch New Member

    Jun 4, 2018
    Shared hosting is cheaper as its IP and all resources are shared.
    In VPS IP and Bandwidth and Space provided to you will be yours. It again depends on type of VPS.
    In Dedicated hosting will be done in single server which is dedicated to you.
  12. johner

    johner New Member

    Jul 21, 2018
    I don't think dedicated hosting is cheap it is another option that's all
  13. SSDBlazeHosting

    SSDBlazeHosting New Member

    Aug 26, 2018
    While we try not to overload shared and even under use in order to not over-stress performance, some companies will sell the limit and will force downtime to add more ram / space in order to keep profits at a max.