Website & Web hosting
Website and web hosting are often considered synonymous, but these are two separate things.
Here is a high-level post that talks about how hosting has evolved and how virtual hosting and SNI cross paths with SSL/TLS.
SNI and Virtual hosting
In the early days of HTTP, dedicated physical servers were used to host single websites. Virtualization replaced the…
Let’s look at the structure of a website (multi-file).
Once it is ready, this website needs to be hosted on a webserver. Commonly used Web servers include Apache, IIS, etc. This website can reside on your on-premise web server and be hosted under your domain name. The other option is to host the website on a third-party hosting service such as WordPress.
I hope you see this article helpful, and stay tuned for my next blog post.
Happy Learning 😎