The term "disk space" is oftentimes identified as "disk quota" or "data storage", yet all these terms refer to the same thing - the volume of info that you can upload to a shared hosting account. The overall size of the things you have is calculated by accumulating the storage space taken by the content within your account, the most obvious being the data files you upload. Two more things are usually overlooked by many end users, though - e-mail messages and also databases. Larger attachments and databases of huge script-driven websites will often use a lot of disk space as well. To use a more familiar analogy, the hard disk space of your personal computer is consumed not just by files you download, but additionally by documents you make plus programs you add. Likewise, a number of things are counted in the hdd space your info needs on a website hosting server, in addition to the uploads.
Disk Space in Shared Hosting
In order to match the processing power behind all our cloud web hosting packages, we've considered and applied the best possible option for the disk space - your hosting account is not created using just one server, but on a cluster platform. For that reason, what we've designed is a whole group of servers that is centered on the file storage only, so that you should never worry about not having enough hard drive space and having to switch to a different server because your current one can not accommodate more info. When more space is necessary, we just add extra machines to the cluster, so that the hard disk space is limitless. Needless to say, all our shared hosting are designed to be used for websites, not for an archive of large files. We also have different machines for all of the databases as well as the emails.
Disk Space in VPS Servers
The hard disk storage that we provide with our VPS servers varies according to the plan that you choose at the time you register. Having a more powerful server, you can easily operate different web sites, which means extra content, therefore the greater the VPS plan, the more hdd space you will have available. Switching from one plan to another one requires just a few clicks and it won't involve any service disruption. Your site databases, files and emails will share the overall amount of space the server has, but if you'd prefer to get fixed allocations, you are able to select cPanel or DirectAdmin for the hosting Control Panel during your ordering process. Each of the tools will enable you to generate web hosting accounts with limited hdd storage and if necessary, even to allot space from one account to another. With the third alternative that you will find on the order page, the Hepsia Control Panel, all domains will share the space.