if a web host offers ASP technology, they say it’s an ASP hosting company. With that in mind, in this two part series we’ve laid out many of the most common types of web hosting services we’ll read about in the web hosting reviews we peruse.
So what is hosting reviews?
If the web hosting review mentions Java Hosting, it refers to one of the most widely used and widely recognized programming languages, the use of which practically assures we that our website will be understood by any computer in the world.
Java is a simple, versatile, cross-platform, tag-based language that lets we build all sorts of things: bit maps and vector graphics; server-side applications for forums and forms, online polls and stores; improved database, email, PDF, XML, and Microsoft Office functionality and more.
If the web hosting review mentions MySQL Hosting, it’s referring to one of the most widely used and recognized databases on the internet. If our web presence is going to be a database-heavy operation, consider a MySQL hosting provider. we’ll get extra support for adding, accessing, editing, and processing data in your many MySQL databases.
Web hosting reviews for MySQL hosting providers should mention the number of databases offered, the ease-of-use of the interface you’ll be using day in and day out, CRON support for automating routine tasks, and PHP support since PHP and MySQL go hand in hand.
If the web hosting review mentions PHP Hosting, it refers to a server-side scripting language that is commonly used in conjunction with MySQL databases. It is an open-source language and as such can be altered and amended in any way we see fit.
As such, there are tons of free, prewritten PHP scripts all over the internet for our convenience. Because PHP is a server-side language, it is cross-platform . And since PHP is a server-side language, if we plan to use it in running our dynamic, interactive, database driven website,we must go with a PHP hosting provider.
If the web hosting review mentions SSH Hosting, it refers to Secure Shell, a Linux-based protocol that gives users remote terminal access to their computer systems, meaning that administrators can perform private, confidential administrative tasks on their server tasks.