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What is VPS hosting?

To meet the demand for moderately priced, but reliable hosting services, suppliers commenced a midway web hosting environment - the VPS. This is a virtual simulation of a hosting server that operates exactly like a : dedicated web server and is much more feature-rich than any shared web hosting solution. On the other hand, as a number of accounts are hosted on the very same physical server and each user pays for their account, the cost of a VPS solution is considerably lower than the price for a dedicated server. A basic VPS account is a little more high-priced than the most advanced shared web hosting account, but its system resources surpass decidedly those of the shared hosting package.

VPS Virtualization Consoles: OpenVZ and KVM

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

Each individual account is isolated from the rest of the accounts on the web server, so each Virtual Private Server can run a separate Operating System and be rebooted autonomously from the remaining ones. The Virtual Servers are administered through a virtualization console where users can take a look at all running tasks and stop or restart them, update server-side software, see the utilized and the free system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are only a few examples of virtualization panels used for creating and administering VPS web server packages. They involve different requirements in relation to the central processing unit architecture, the Operating Systems they are compatible with, and so on. For instance, KVM can work on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be activated on a server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the concrete VPS servers.

Managed VPS Solutions

The virtualization panel offers the client the power to manage the VPS autonomously from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their technical support team to restart a service or retrieve a backup. If the user is not proficient, though, we offer an optional upgrade that involves OS and software installation and update operations, VPS backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have a number of VPS web server datacenter facility locations to select from: North America, England and Australia.

Website Hosting CPs for VPS

The domain names and the web content on the private virtual server are tackled through a website hosting Control Panel interface, similar to a typical shared web hosting account's. The contrast is that with web hosting accounts, customers get one specific website hosting Control Panel, while with a VPS package, hosting providers normally offer a couple of website hosting Control Panels to pick from, and the more skilled users can install and avail of the website hosting Control Panel they desire. Some virtualization panels support installing a web hosting CP through them to make it easier for the customer. Unfortunately, most web hosting Control Panels are not free of cost. Some require a monthly tax (cPanel demands thirteen dollars/month, take a look at, while others ask for a licence tax (DirectAdmin). There are other website hosting CPs that limit the amount of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we speak of web hosting CP-equipped VPS, it's worth mentioning that, by default, all VPS packages furnished by us offer the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unlimited hosted domain quotas. Hepsia is obtainable at no further license charge, so the monthly price of the virtual private web hosting server plan picked by the client does not alter. Last, but not least, Hepsia probably includes the finest Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based VPS Plans

The web hosting CP user interface allows clients to manage domain name, files, databases, FTP and e-mail box accounts, to see traffic and load logs and to observe detailed stats about the utilized and the available resources. Akin with the virtualization consoles, the web hosting CPs are intended to run under a certain Operating System. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most widespread CPs, functions only under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is made by the same firm, works exclusively under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several Operating Systems. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of certain website hosting CPs over others is that they involve different control levels - administrator, reseller and customer. Each level can access a different set of specs controlling the levels underneath, so it is simple to create a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by reselling web hosting services to other people. As customers will see what percentage of the resources is consumed, but will not be able to view the real figures, even a low-end VPS server web hosting package will suffice to launch a small-sized shared hosting web hosting corporation and gain capital.

The VPS: an Independent, Moderately Priced Solution

A VPS is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support sites such as a very famous web store or a huge company portal. As its management is simple, it is the favored pick of both beginners and advanced clients.