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Types of Internet hosting service

A video hosting service, also said a video sharing service allows individuals to upload video clips to an Internet website. The video host will then store the video on its server, and show the individual different types of code to allow others to view this video. Because many users do not have personal web space, either as a paid service, or through an ISP offering, video hosting services are becoming increasingly popular, especially with the explosion in popularity of blogs, forums, and other interactive pages. The website, mainly used as the video hosting service, is usually said the video sharing website (see List of video sharing websites). Number of internet hosts per country, 2005 An Internet hosting service is a service that runs Internet servers, allowing organizations and individuals to serve content to the Internet. ... A virtual private server (also referred to as virtual dedicated server or virtual server, and abbreviated VPS or VDS) is a method of partitioning one physical server computer into multiple servers that each has the appearance and capabilities of running on its own dedicated machine. ... A dedicated hosting service, dedicated server, or managed hosting service is a type of Internet hosting where the client leases an entire server not shared with anyone. ... For collocation methods for the solution of differential equations, see collocation method. ... An example of rack mounted servers. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... A shared web hosting service or virtual hosting service is a form of web hosting service where more than one instance of the same web server is hosted on a single physical server. ... Clustered hosting technology is designed to eliminate the problems inherent with typical shared hosting infrastructures. ... Reseller hosting is a form of web hosting wherein the account owner has the ability to use his/her allotted hard drive space and bandwidth to host websites on behalf of third parties. ... A blog hosting service is a service that hosts blogs. ... A guild hosting or clan hosting service is a specialized type of web hosting service designed to support online gaming communities, generally referred to as guilds or clans. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... To meet Wikipedias quality standards, this article or section may require cleanup. ... A file hosting service, online file storage service, or online media center is an Internet hosting service specifically designed to host static content, typically large files that are not web pages. ... A remote backup service or online backup service is a service that provides users with an online system for backing up and storing computer files. ... A game server is a server used by game clients. ... A DNS hosting service is a service that runs Domain Name System servers. ... An e-mail hosting service is an Internet hosting service that runs e-mail servers. ... This article is about the computer terms. ... For other uses, see Video (disambiguation). ... Video clips are short clips in video format and predominantly found on the internet where the massive influx of new video clips during 2006 was dubbed as a new phenomenon having a profound impact on both the internet and other forms of media. ... Paid Services are the not-free electronic commerce of digital services and information goods in digital media. ... Video sharing refers to websites or software where a user can distribute their video clips. ...

The mass market for camera phones has increased the supply of user-generated video. Traditional methods of personal video distribution, such as making a DVD to show to friends at home, are unsuited to the low resolution and high volume of camera phone clips. In contrast, current broadband Internet connections are well suited to serving the quality of video shot on mobile phones. Most people do not own web servers, and this has created demand for user-generated video content hosting, which the likes of YouTube are catering to. A camera phone in use Camera phones are a type of cellphone which has a camera built in. ... DVD (also known as Digital Versatile Disc or Digital Video Disc - see Etymology) is a popular optical disc storage media format. ... A WildBlue Satellite Internet dish. ... YouTube is a popular video sharing website where users can upload, view and share video clips. ...

Wikipedia hosts around 200 videos in the Ogg format on its servers. Wikipedia actively discourages non-free videos and formats: videos added to Wikipedia are supposed to be freely available for reuse. This contrasts with video hosting services such as YouTube, which can hold copyrighted material, though some rights must be given up to such companies in return for the hosting. Wikipedia (IPA: , or ( ) is a multilingual, web-based, free content encyclopedia project, operated by the Wikimedia Foundation, a non-profit organization. ... Ogg is an open standard for a free container format for digital multimedia, unrestricted by software patents and designed for efficient streaming and manipulation. ...

Purpose of Video Hosts (for users)

  • Save on bandwidth costs, often eliminating costs entirely
  • Creating a common place
  • Make a hassle-free experience, where uploading a video and streaming or embedding would normally require advanced programming knowledge. It is now commonly achieved through a web browser, with little or no programming experience.

Bandwidth is the difference between the upper and lower cutoff frequencies of, for example, a filter, a communication channel, or a signal spectrum, and is typically measured in hertz. ... This article is about the computer terms. ... Streaming media is multimedia that is continuously received by, and normally displayed to, the end-user while it is being delivered by the provider. ... Example of a compound document in Microsoft Office Word In computing, a compound document is a document type typically produced using word processing software, and is a regular text document intermingled with e. ... An example of a Web browser (Mozilla Firefox) A web browser is a software application that enables a user to display and interact with text, images, videos, music and other information typically located on a Web page at a website on the World Wide Web or a local area network. ...


See also

Video sharing refers to websites or software where a user can distribute their video clips. ... The following tables compare general and technical information for a number of video hosts. ...



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