Windows and Linux
Table of Contents
Addon domain, Apache
Backup, Bandwidth, Bounce Rate
CGI, Cloudlet, Control Panel, CMS
cPanel, Cron Jobs, Database,
Dedicated Hosting, Dedicated
IP, Disk Space
Domain Aliases, Domain
Registrar, Domain Privacy,
Web hosting is a service that is provided by web hosting companies for the purpose of making
websites accessible. In it, server space is provided along with all the necessary services and functions
for storing and then delivering the files of websites over the Internet, in order to keep websites up and
running. Web hosting is of various types, such as shared, dedicated, reseller, Cloud, VPS, WordPress etc.
It can be windows-based or Linux-based.
The most popular web hosting companies are usually referred to with terms, such as the “Best Linux
Shared Hosting Company” or as the “Best Windows Shared Hosting Company” or as the “Top Cloud
Hosting Company” etc.
Various terms are used in Windows hosting, which is a type of web hosting service. Some of the most
essential terms with regard toWindows Hosting terminology are mentioned in this PPT.
Addon Domain- An addon domain is a domain that is fully functional and which is added under a
main domain. It can be created from within the control panel. It is an additional registered domain
which can be hosted in the same account as the primary domain.
Apache- Apache is a stable web server which is used by most hosting providers.
Addon Domain, Apache
Backup- A backup refers to a copy of data which saves the files of a website. It helps to restore data
when there is data loss. Manual as well as automatic backups can be configured.
Bandwidth- Bandwidth is the amount of data that is transferred to or from a web server in a given
time. It indicates the amount of traffic that a website can facilitate.
Bounce Rate- Bounce rate refers to the volume of visitors to a website that leave within a very
short duration. A high bounce r