The term "disk space" may also be identified as "disk quota" or "data storage", however all these words mean the very same thing - the amount of data that you are able to upload to a shared web hosting account. The full size of the things you have is estimated by accumulating the storage space consumed by the overall content within the account, the most apparent being the files you upload. Two other things are commonly forgotten by many end users, though - email messages as well as databases. Larger attachments or databases of larger script-driven websites can often require a lot of disk space as well. To use a more common analogy, the hard drive space of your computer system is used not only by files that you download, but additionally by docs you generate along with programs you install. In the same way, various things are counted towards the disk space that your data employs on a web hosting server, not just the uploads.
Disk Space in Shared Web Hosting
In order to match the processing power behind all our cloud web hosting plans, we have thought over and integrated the best possible solution related to disk space - your account is not created using one server, but on a cluster platform. Because of this, what we've assembled is a whole collection of servers that is dedicated to the file storage only, so that you should never be worried about running out of HDD space and having to move to an alternative server since your existing one can't accommodate more content. When an additional space is necessary, all we need to do is attach more machines to our cluster, so that the storage space is practically unlimited. Still, all our Linux shared web hosting packages are meant to be employed for web sites, not for an archive of large files. We have separate machines for your databases as well as the emails.