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Description of VPS hosting

Since shared hosting plans have limited usage quotas and a dedicated server is too expensive for the majority of individuals, given hosting service providers provide a third web hosting service type - the VPS. This web hosting solution delivers first-rate performance at a remarkably affordable price and is regularly the favored choice for online portals that consume lots of system resources.

What precisely is a VPS?

1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
$6.00 / month
1 CPU Core
40 GB Storage
$13.00 / month

A robust physical server is divided into a few VPS that mimic the performance of a typical dedicated web hosting server. There are many applications that render this division viable so that the customer obtains a completely operational server with complete server root access and ensured resources.

KVM, OpenVZ and Vserver Virtualization Interfaces.

The complete root-level access allows people to install new server-side software programs that are frequently demanded for specific web applications to operate correctly. Each VPS is normally managed through a virtualization interface such as KVM, OpenVZ or Vserver, which is used to monitor and restart active processes and tasks, install a web hosting Control Panel interface and maintain the software on the server up to date. More experienced customers can perform all this via an SSH client too.

Managed VPS Solutions?

Some Virtual Private Servers do not provide root-level access to the user, but are managed by the hosting supplier. This is the so-called managed hosting solution, whereby the web hosting supplier handles the monitoring procedures and software installations. In comparison, with the more commonly used unmanaged hosting service, the customer copes with all these things, we at Host It Better also offer a Managed Services option. Thus, clients can do anything they desire on the VPS, but they can also lean on the web hosting corporation for technical issues that they cannot resolve themselves.

Make Money With Your VPS.

The web hosting data storage space on a VPS web server is administered via a web hosting CP GUI like cPanel, Hepsia, Plesk or DirectAdmin. There are 10's of web hosting CP GUIs on the web, so customers can use either the one offered by the hosting supplier, or the one that they prefer as long as that concrete hosting Control Panel can function on the chosen server Operating System. From then onwards, everything is absolutely the same as with a typical web hosting user account - file management, mail management, database administration, etc. Specific website hosting Control Panels also have a reseller backend console, which enables users to create and sell hosting plans to other people. This is a way to earn decent cash as clients are seeking high quality web hosting services all the time and 1000's of brand new domains are being registered every day. Even if the VPS package is small, the end clients will not be aware of its real resources, but will only see the used up and the remaining system resources as percentages.

The Strengths of the VPS.

Aside from being much more modestly priced, a virtual web hosting server package has another advantage over a dedicated web hosting server. While the system resources on a physical machine are always limited by its hardware, a VPS web server is a virtual server with software limitations. If required, these limits can be surmounted with a couple of mouse clicks, and particular hosting corporations also offer "burstable" system resources as part of their regular VPS plans. If a specific resource quota has been exceeded, but there are available system resources on the physical machine, they can be allocated to this given virtual private hosting server, making certain that it can cope with the momentary massive load. This will maintain all online portals hosted on the VPS up and running until either the server load decreases, or the customer upgrades the plan to a more powerful one. This flexibility renders Virtual Server a favored option for high resource-swallowing web portals as it guarantees their stability and online availability.

A VPS - a commendable choice for your website(s).

Picking the correct web hosting package can at times be difficult but a VPS plan is invariably an intelligent option for a start. It will have sufficient system resources to cope with the server load generated by any website, even a frequently visited community web site or a big e-commerce portal.