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How Does VPS Hosting Function?

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VPS Virtua-1 Plan

  • 1 CPU Core
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 30 GB Data Storage
  • 1 TB Bandwidth

These days it has become quite simple to construct a web site on your own with all the charge-free design skins that are obtainable on the World Wide Web along with free-of-charge web platforms that are appropriate even for newbies. Thus, plenty of brand new sites come into existence every day, among them weblogs - where the moderator can tackle different issues that come to mind, and online galleries - where people can publish images and the history behind them on the Internet. These sites must be hosted somewhere and one sensible web hosting choice is a VPS hosting.

What is a VPS hosting?

VPS denotes Virtual Private Server and it works like a dedicated server in terms of management since you receive full root access with a possibility to restart the private virtual server from a distance. The VPS hosting shares system resources with other VPS web servers that are hosted on the same physical machine. This is reflected in the quite affordable price, which is several times lower than that of a dedicated server and is in fact more akin to shared website hosting plans as far as pricing is concerned.

Sorts of VPS Hosting

Just as any other hosting variety, Virtual Servers may differ based on different features, but the Operating System is probably the most important difference. Here we have the two most important types:

Windows VPS hosting - a private virtual server web hosting platform running Windows that will permit applications which require Windows to run properly to be installed on the virtual web hosting server.

Linux VPS hosting - a Virtual Private Server hosting platform running Linux is the more popular type that you can come across on the World Wide Web since it is cheaper to construct and administer and thus it is more sought after.

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

VPS hosting reseller - the reseller purchases a VPS hosting server and begins offering shared web hosting packages that are hosted on the VPS web hosting server. It is comparable to the standard reseller hosting packages, but here the reseller is provided with full server root privileges and can update the server's configuration.

VPS hosting reseller - the reseller actually buys whole VPS hosting packages to sell them to the clients rather than offering shared web hosting packages on a single virtual private web server. It is deemed more cost-effective but also requests more initial deposits to buy the virtual hosting server.

Just like any other web hosting type, VPS hosting plans often entail a LAMP software solution stack. LAMP means Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP and introduces three more VPS hosting server types:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server software - the Apache web server software is very popular and was the first to reach the 100 million web site milestone back in 2009, so it is naturally popular with virtual private web hosting servers too.

VPS hosting with MySQL - MySQL is also a popular database management system utilized with a lot of web applications and therefore often wanted on a private virtual web server.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a programming language designed for web development, so it is popular with various web hosting solutions, incl. VPS server hosting ones.

Virtua-1 Virtua-2 Virtua-3 Virtua-4 Virtua-5 Virtua-6
1 CPU Core 1 CPU Core 2 CPU Cores 2 CPU Cores 3 CPU Cores 3 CPU Cores
1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM 5 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
30 GB Storage 50 GB Storage 70 GB Storage 90 GB Storage 110 GB Storage 135 GB Storage
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