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Definition of VPS hosting

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Nowadays it has become very easy to establish a web portal on your own with all the cost-free site skins that are available on the World Wide Web together with free-of-cost software platforms that are suitable even for novices. Therefore, many brand new web sites are born every day, including online blogs - where the author can concentrate on various issues that cross his minds, and image galleries - where everybody can share pics and the stories behind them on the World Wide Web. These web sites must be hosted somewhere and one relevant web hosting option is a VPS.

What is a VPS?

VPS means Virtual Private Server and it functions like a dedicated server as far as management is concerned as you have full root-level access with a possibility to reboot the virtual web server from a distance. The VPS shares system resources with other virtual web servers that are accommodated on the very same physical server. This is reflected in the very cheap price, which is much lower than that of a dedicated server and is actually closer to shared web hosting packages in terms of pricing.

Sorts of VPS

Just like any other hosting type, Virtual Servers may vary depending on various features, but the OS is perhaps the most prominent difference. Here we have the two most essential varieties:

Windows VPS - a virtual server web hosting system running Windows that will allow software apps which require Windows to run smoothly to be installed on the Virtual Private Server.

Linux VPS - a private virtual web server hosting system running Linux is the more commonly used type that you can stumble upon on the Internet as it is cheaper to assemble and administer and thus it is more wanted.

VPS servers are also quite popular with resellers and you can discover two modes of reselling a VPS:

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

VPS reseller - the reseller actually buys whole VPS packages to offer them to the customers instead of offering shared web hosting plans on a single virtual private web hosting server. It is considered more remunerative but also requests more introductory contributions to purchase the virtual private hosting server.

Just like any other web hosting type, VPS plans often involve a LAMP software bundle. LAMP means Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP and determines 3 more Virtual Private Server web hosting types:

VPS with the Apache web server software - the Apache web server is quite famous and was the first to exceed the 100 million website benchmark back in 2009, so it is logically popular with VPS servers as well.

VPS with MySQL - MySQL is also a popular database management system used with plenty of apps and hence frequently requested on a private virtual web hosting server.

VPS with PHP - PHP is a script language designed for web development, thus it is popular with different web hosting solutions, incl. virtual web server hosting ones.

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