While looking for web hosting there are several things to consider such as server type, operating system, control panel, server space, amount of bandwidth and more but the most important thing that become under consideration is server uptime. Most people might not have much information about server uptime because of which they have to experience bad quality hosting service. Performance of website greatly depends on server uptime well what is server uptime?
Server uptime is the duration of time your server remains live and connected to the internet, as long as server keeps on running a website stay live over the internet. The more server uptime results in more web traffic and the more traffic increase website popularity and web traffic play an important role in business websites.
These days every web hosting company claims to provide 99.9% server uptime, well you might think why not 100%? Well 0.1% server downtime doesn’t hurt much and that’s all one has to face in whole year if the selected host is reliable and reputed. Plenty of web hosting companies offer 99.9% server uptime but only few best web hosts actually deliver it.
A best web host manages and maintains their servers properly; they house their servers at data centers where they are properly placed with all the necessary equipments installed efficiently. Beside this data center provide back-up power source to make sure server remain live in case of any power failure. This way best web hosting companies ensure utmost server uptime.
Now the question is what server is considered to be more trustworthy in terms of server uptime? Well shared hosting server is not considered to be much reliable as there are many users over the server so it might went down because of minor error from any user, as compared to that VPS and dedicated servers are considered to be more stable. That’s why people with business websites and ecommerce websites prefer to obtain VPS or dedicated server hosting.