Many users get confused between concurrent connections and visitors. They both are different from each other. Different hosting plans have different concurrent connections for their website. Concurrent connections is measured by total number of opened sessions of your web application. It can be also defined as maximum number of connections a server can hold. It includes both engaged and non-engaged. Engaged session involves user interaction on the website by clicking, scrolling, typing. Where non-engage involves only opening of webpage without any user interaction. If user is not showing any engagement in browser session for continuously 1-2 hours. Then tracking of that session will be stopped.
For example – If your web application has total number of 50 concurrent connections. And 50 users engages with your web application. Then your concurrent connections will be full. At that point if another 50 users came in. Then another 50 users have to wait until ongoing 50 users end up.
Visitors are defined as user visiting your website. Visitor cannot be counted in technical term. As it only tells about visitor of your web application. Website visitor simply goes to your website. Website visitors cannot be counted in analyzing form. Only concurrent connection are used in website traffic analyzation. There are ample amount of web analyzing tools that are used in gathering data for concurrent connections and visitors. You can also check details about concurrent connections through cPanel. Most of users prefer using cPanel. For checking concurrent connections. cPanel offer resource usage tab to check for current usage.
- Login to your cPanel account. Navigate towards Metrics -> Resource Usage.
- In the resource usage, you will found current usage that will show cPanel has provide all the data usage in the form of graph.
- Above cPanel details can help you to know about the concurrent connections of your website.
Idea of your website tells about how much concurrent connections you will get. With time concurrent connections gradually increases. So proper research is required before taking any hosting plans.
HTS provides corporate web hosting, large amount of concurrent connections with each hosting plan. With every hosting plan concurrent sessions are distributed. We don’t limit with our customers and provide them unlimited concurrent connections. If user is experiencing problem with ongoing concurrent session. We do have reasonable upgrade plans. Number of concurrent connection also depends upon on what operating system your hosting plan is running. Linux and Windows both have different capability. Linux uses less resources and Windows uses a bit high resources. Linux can run on low hardware. And Windows require specific hardware requirements.
Below show the listed hosting plans with each and every detail: -
- Linux Shared Hosting – 50-200 can hold Concurrent Connections
- Windows Shared Hosting – 50-Dependnig on Server Load
- Linux Dedicated Hosting – 100-200 can hold Concurrent Connections
- Windows Dedicated Hosting- 100-200 can hold Concurrent Connections
Thus, concurrent connections can define lot of things for your website. They also help in knowing current website traffic. Concurrent connection can help in knowing website traffic activities.