Shared, Virtual Private, Private
- Make sure the hosting service has the extensions that you need.
- Usually this isn't an issue, but you might need/want PECL if you're using Drupal. You might want GeoIP if you want mapping stats.
Hosting speed on a server can be tested by doing a reverse ip lookup to determine how many domains are on a particular server (just a single 2011 test sampling). Big difference in responsiveness.
- Godaddy 3900
- Hostgator 370
- Dreamhost 40
VPS hosting is bare server space. You have to install everything, an OS, Apache, etc.
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