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What is VPS hosting?

These days it has become quite easy to set up a site on your own with all the cost-free site skins that are obtainable on the Internet together with free-of-cost software apps that are good even for newbies. Thus, multiple brand new web sites are born each and every day, including weblogs - where the moderator can debate on various issues that come to mind, and picture galleries - where individuals can post photographs and the history behind them on the World Wide Web. These websites must be hosted someplace and one good web hosting choice is a VPS.

What is a VPS?

VPS vBox 1
1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
$6.00 / month
VPS vBox 2
1 CPU Core
40 GB Storage
$12.00 / month

VPS is an acronym for Virtual Private Server and it functions like a dedicated hosting server in terms of management since you are provided with full server root access with a possibility to reboot the VPS web hosting server distantly. The VPS shares system resources with other virtual hosting servers that are accommodated on the very same physical server. This results in a very modest price, which is several times lower than that of a dedicated server and is actually more related to shared hosting plans as far as pricing is concerned.

Types of VPS

Just as any other web hosting type, Virtual Servers may vary depending on different features, but the Operating System is perhaps the most apparent difference. Here we have the 2 most essential varieties:

Windows VPS - a virtual server platform running Windows that will permit software apps which need Windows to perform unproblematically to be activated on the private virtual web hosting server.

Linux VPS - a virtual web hosting server system running Linux is the more widely used type that you can encounter on the web as it is cheaper to create and maintain and hence it is more wanted.

VPS servers are also quite sought after by resellers and you can come across two modes of reselling a VPS:

VPS reseller - the reseller buys a virtual hosting server and begins offering shared website hosting packages that are hosted on the VPS server. It is similar to the conventional reseller hosting plans, but here the reseller is given root access and can update the server's configuration.

VPS reseller - the reseller actually buys whole VPS packages to sell them to the customers rather than selling shared web hosting packages on a single virtual private web hosting server. It is considered more profitable but also needs more introductory investments to purchase the virtual web server.

Just as any other web hosting type, VPS plans frequently entail a LAMP platform. LAMP stands for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP and introduces three more VPS hosting types:

VPS with the Apache web server - the Apache web server is very famous and was the first to exceed the one hundred million web site mark back in 2009, so it is normally popular with private virtual web hosting servers as well.

VPS with MySQL - MySQL is also a famous database management system utilized with multiple web apps and hence frequently wanted on a private virtual server.

VPS with PHP - PHP is a programming language utilized by web developers, so it is popular with a variety of web hosting solutions, incl. VPS server hosting ones.