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Web Hosting VS Cloud Hosting

Web hosting is the process of providing a server with space to store, manage and run websites. Cloud hosting is the same thing but at a higher level of service that includes everything from domain name registration to backup and security. These are both services provided by companies like HostGator and BlueHost.

Web hosting
Web Hosting is the process of providing a server to host websites and other online services. This service is provided by hosting companies like DreamHost, GoDaddy etc. The web hosting company provides you with space on their servers where they will store your website files, databases and scripts (code). They also provide you with email accounts and domain names which are registered on their name servers. You can also use your own domain name if you have one or buy one from a registrar such as NameCheap.

Cloud hosting

Cloud hosting is a service that allows you to host your website on the internet without having to worry about hardware, maintenance or other technical issues. The cloud provider will manage all of the servers and storage for you so that you can focus on running your business. Cloud Hosting services are available in many different shapes and forms such as virtual private servers (VPS), dedicated servers, co-location facilities etc…

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The website becomes dependent on a single physical server due to web hosting. It reduces the reliability of the resources. Web hosting is a service that includes storing site files on a server. presence of web hosting, it is possible to display the site every time a user requests your domain name. Cloud hosting provides a network of servers that store your data. If one server goes down due to a hardware issue, it is immediately replaced by another.
Web hosting:
It is the traditional method of hosting websites on physical servers in data centers. In this setup, the hosting provider allocates a certain amount of server resources (disk space, CPU, RAM, bandwidth) to one or more of her websites on a single server. Each website is assigned a fixed amount of resources and all share the same server.

Cloud hosting:
Cloud hosting, on the other hand, uses a network of virtual servers connected to a cloud infrastructure. This infrastructure is typically provided by a cloud service provider (Amazon Web Services, Google Cloud, Microsoft Azure, etc.). Websites and applications hosted in the cloud are not tied to a specific physical server but use pooled resources across the cloud infrastructure.

However, there is another type of Hosting which is called Managed Cloud Hosting, it is a type of hosting service where the cloud infrastructure and server management tasks are handled by the hosting provider. It combines the benefits of cloud hosting with the convenience of having the provider take care of the technical aspects of server maintenance, security, and optimization.
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