Shared hosting is not a production option for growing Magento stores for a number of reasons:

- it's hard to scale

- it's less secure

- it's prone to malicious attacks/ can carry SEO penalties (not unique IP, etc.)

If you're still hesitant about opting for a dedicated hosting solutions - our friends from SoftProdigy should have you convinced. Check out their post about the benefits of running dedicated hosting for Magento.

Share your thoughts and ideas. How's your experience with shared hosting been so far?

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