What Is Shared Hosting?
This type of hosting plan that has multiple no of websites hosted together and sharing resources on one server, Shared Hosting works just as its name implies - : your site is hosted along with other websites on a single server(disk space, storage, bandwidth and databases etc).
Advocates for shared hosting appreciate its cheap cost and ease of use when it comes to features. Most, if not all the web hosting providers offer this hosting plan. Shared hosting requires a dedicated web server provided by the web hosting provider. It is however not the best option for websites with a lot of traffic.
What Is Cloud Hosting?
Cloud hosting services provide hosting on virtual servers instead of having your site hosted on one server. In case of an issue, your site can be migrated to another server.
Cloud hosting technology allows numerous machines to work in synchrony as one entity. The success of cloud hosting is guaranteed by the presence of many servers.
What Are the Benefits of Cloud Hosting?
There are three key advantages of cloud hosting:
In cloud hosting, because of multiple servers are used simultaneously , your site enjoys optimal functionality at all times. If there’s any issue, your site is simply switched to another server.
As of now as per the performance of cloud hosting it is difficult to beat it . You can expect -
1) Fast load times
2) Lightning speed
3) High volume of traffic
If you see securitywise cloud hosting plan works great and confidently. As we know that most of the provider use security protocols to protect their database where as cloud hosting has inbuild security for database and applications.
What are the Disadvantages of Cloud Hosting?
Cost is main drawback of cloudhosting. Even if you have tight budget and also don't want extra features cloud hosting isn't good option for you.