Terms and definitions

Hosting  (also known as Web site hosting, Web hosting, and Webhosting) is the business of housing, serving, and maintaining files for one or more Web sites.

Virtual Hosting (Shared hosting) - a type of hosting where many web sites are located on the same Web server. It is the most economical form of hosting and is suitable for small projects.

VPS (Virtual Private Server) is one of several virtual machines running on a single computer. Although VPS software runs on the same physical computer as other user virtual machines, it is in many respects the same as a separate physical computer (or server).

Dedicated server is a type of hosting where the client is provided entirely separate physical machine (as opposed to virtual hosting). Usually used to run applications that can not coexist on the same server with other projects and have high demands on resources.

Web server is a computer that contains a Web page. As the access to any computer designated ports (ports) that are represented with numbers, so the access to the Web server specified port. Port to access the web server is 80. Each server has an IP address, so that when a page is visited, or a server, I really like visiting address. (address of the Web server, where the number 80 says that it is a Web server.

A domain is a unique name that identifies a Web site. Domain names with the help of DNS translated into a unique numerical code (IP addresses) that identifies a specific computer (or other device) is connected to the Internet. Domain names allow the transition to the internet address and set of resources to them (websites, e-mail servers, other services) in the appropriate sequence.

Subdomain is a domain that is part of the domain of a higher level.

DNS (Domain Name Server) - translates domain names into IP addresses or the actual addresses or locations on the Internet.

An IP address is a unique number, the unique address of each computer on the network, using machines (servers, computers, workstation, etc.) in mutual traffic over the Internet using the Internet Protocol (IP).

Bandwidth is the size that shows the flow of information over time. It is expressed in the amount of information for a specific period of time.

CGI (Common Gateway Interface) is a protocol that allows communication between the server and the server program.

Control Panel is an application server that allows users simpler and easier to manage as well as server configuration and user accounts.

Apache is the name of the platform web server (but also a team that develops open source sofware server, multi-platform type, ie. Running on different operating systems, UNIX, Linux, Windows.

FTP (File Transfer Protocol) is a protocol for transferring data between two computers on the network.

SMTP (Simple Mail Transfer Protocol) is a standard protocol for sending e-mail.

WWW (World Wide Web or Web) is one of the Internet services which information is transmitted using a protocol called HTTP. HTTP is the abbreviation of the English name Hypertext Transfer Protocol.

HTTP (HyperText Transfer Protocol) is a protocol of communication in web browsers and web servers. The main purpose of this protocol is to deliver HTML documents, ie. Web page.

HTML (HyperText Markup Language) is a standardized language used in structuring texts, media and objects embedded in web pages and email. As a modified and simplified version of SGML language, HTML standarizuje and maintained by World Wide Web Consortium.

JavaScript is a scripting programming language that is primarily used to define the functionality of web pages on the client and manage dynamic content in HTML pages.

PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) is an open source project and is one of the best and most popular server-side solutions or server-side web programming language.

CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) is a formatting language by which to define the layout elements of a Web page.

MySQL is a SQL Database management system.

KVM (Kernel Virtual Machine) - a software solution that enables virtualization on Linux that supports hardware virtualization based on IntelVT (Virtualization Technology) or AMD SVM (Secure Virtual Machine).

IPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) is an intelligent platform management interface, designed for independent monitoring and control functions built into the hardware and firmware server platforms.


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