Last updated on July 12th, 2023 at 07:44 am
Looking for Kenya Web Hosting?
Web Hosting is the process of proving a storage space for websites in a computer called a server and providing access to the website through the internet to make it visible to users. To Host a Website, you need to understand the different types of Web Hosting in Kenya and choose the one that suits your website. Let’s have a look at the different types of web hosting services in Kenya.
Types of Kenya Web Hosting
This is the cheapest of all since you share the server and the cost of Hosting on the server with other websites. Each website is assigned a space on the server. The websites hosted on the server share the same IP address. Resources like CPU, RAM, and disk space are shared among different websites.
With shared hosting, the server is managed by the Web Hosting providers and they have full control of installing and running an OS in the server. Shared hosting is best suited for starters who aim at reaching a small target and less traffic online.
A type of shared Hosting with more tools to help you resell hosting space to other websites. Reseller packages come with a Cpanel and Web Host Manager for technical control and billing software to help you invoice your clients and manage your accounts.
Reseller Hosting features at TrueHost Cloud
- Unmetered domains, subdomains, email accounts, MySQL, databases, FTP accounts, and Email lists.
- Provide private name servers based on your Domain name.
- Easy to use Control panel.
- Free with each reseller plan.
- Offer 99.9% uptime.
Cloud Hosting is the safest storage of data or information over the server space for the purpose of making information available for use. In this Hosting, cloud services are provided on a virtual basis. You pay only for any service offered. Services include:
Software as a service (SaaS)
In this service, a complete application is offered to the customer as a service on demand. Applications based on the internet are hosted on the cloud and offered as services to the end-user. examples Google Docs, acrobat.com, salesforce.com
Platform as a service (PaaS)
This platform is used to design, develop, build, and test applications provided by cloud infrastructure. The customer has the freedom to build his own applications which run on the provider’s infrastructure. Examples Azure service platform, force.com, Goggle App Engine.
Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
This is a pay per use model, services like storage, database management, and computing capabilities are offered on demand. Examples Amazon Web services, GoGrid,3 Tera.
Virtual Private Server.
Share one physical but act like multiple separate servers.
Self- managed server Hosting
This is a method of Hosting which involves buying a server, making all the configuration and installation by yourself. You will need to take care of cooling, power supply in housing the server, system administration, provide the necessary back up solutions, and maintain the server hardware.
The WordPress is kept up to date and managed by Web Host providers to provide you as the user all the applications and features you need to use WordPress effectively.
This Hosting allows you to rent one physical server from a Hosting company. You can fully manage the server if you want to and utilize all the resources because you do not have to worry about other websites sharing your resources and slowing you down.
Other important things you need to host a website are:
You need a Domain name to uniquely identify your website and help increase your ranking on SEO. This makes it easy for visitors to locate you on the internet.
With a Domain name, you can be able to achieve email hosting and manage an unlimited number of the email account.
You need an SSL Certificate to secure your website online and create a trusted environment for your web visitors. Any Domain hosted at TrueHost comes with a Free SSL Certificate to secure your site.
You need to have good support to respond to any inquiries that the clients or visitors may have and a good back up solution to secure your data from loss or theft by hackers.
TrueHost offers different Web Hosting packages with free Bronze Hosting and the other Hosting packages at a premium.
Visit us on www.truehost.co.ke for more information on the different types of Kenya Web Hosting.