What is hosting?
The concept of Hosting (English) - in Russian sounds like hosting - has several formulations. So, and answer the question: "What is hosting?" - can be different.
- Hosting is, initially, a service or, even,a set of services that involve providing the computing power of the provider to host a certain amount of client information on the server. And, by default, this server should always be on the network (usually it's the Internet).
- Hosting is a service that involves placingprovider in the customer equipment area in his possession. At the same time, the client, undoubtedly, is provided with connection to channels with a large bandwidth (collocation (English) - colocation).
In the general use of Internet users, the definition of hosting will look something like this:
Hosting is the place where the files of your site are stored. Namely:
- postal correspondence;
- file storage.
Also, clients are provided with support for the functioning of all the above services. Or, as agreed by the parties, these services may be provided separately.