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A description of a vps hosting server (vps)

To fulfill the need for low-priced, but reliable hosting solutions, providers commenced an intermediate web hosting platform - the VPS hosting server. This is a virtual emulation of a hosting server that behaves quite like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more advanced than any shared site hosting solution. On the other hand, as a number of accounts are set up on the same physical machine and each customer pays for their account, the price for a Virtual Private Server solution is significantly lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A basic virtual private web hosting server package is slightly more expensive than the most feature-rich shared web hosting account, but its system resources excel by far those of the shared web page hosting package.

Virtual Web Server Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each given account is insulated from all other accounts on the hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be restarted independently from the rest. The VPS servers are managed via a virtualization console where users can see all running tasks and terminate or reboot them, update server-side software, keep an eye on the utilized and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are just several examples of software programs used for creating and managing private virtual web server plans. They have different requirements in relation to the central processing unit architecture, the Operating Systems they support, etc. For instance, Virtuozzo can perform on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be installed on a hosting server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and allows both of these Operating Systems to be installed on the concrete private virtual servers.

Managed VPS Web Hosting Server Services

The virtualization system offers the client the power to administer the Virtual Private Server autonomously from the web hosting provider, sparing you the time you’d have waited for their customer support team to reboot a particular service or restore a backup. If the user is not proficient, though, many top hosting vendors like offer an optional upgrade that involves Operating System and software application installation and update procedures, virtual hosting server backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting procedures. The remarkable circumstance with '' is that there are several virtual web server server farm facility locations to pick from: North America, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Website Hosting CPs for Virtual Web Hosting Servers

The domain names and the content on the virtual private hosting server are handled via a website hosting Control Panel user interface, similar to a classic shared web hosting account’s. The difference is that with website hosting plans, users get one particular site hosting Control Panel, while with a VPS web hosting server plan, hosting providers normally present a number of site hosting Control Panels to pick from, and the more skillful users can install and make use of the Control Panel they like. Certain virtualization systems support installing a web site hosting CP through them to render things easier for the client. Unluckily, the majority of the website hosting Control Panels are not cost-free. Some of those require a monthly fee (cPanel charges thirteen dollars/month, have a look at, while others demand a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting CPs that limit the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we discuss hosting CP-supplied private virtual web hosting servers, it's worthwhile to mention that, by default, all Virtual Private Server hosting plans provided by '' arrive with the Hepsia site hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unmetered hosted domain name allowance. Hepsia comes at no extra licence cost, thus the monthly price of the virtual server web hosting account chosen by the client does not alter. Last, but not least, Hepsia probably sports the best Domain Manager on the hosting CP marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based VPS Hosting Plans

The web page hosting Control Panel GUI permits customers to manage domain name, files, databases, FTP and mail accounts, to see traffic and load logs and to take a glimpse at elaborate statistics regarding the utilized and the free resources. Similar to the virtualization panels, the web site hosting Control Panels are constructed to operate under a given OS. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most well known web site hosting CPs, performs solely under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is created by the very same designer, operates exclusively under Windows. Other web page hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several OSs. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of given web site hosting CPs over others is that they involve several levels of control - administrator, reseller and customer. Each level can access a separate set of functions controlling the levels below, so it is easy to build a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by reselling web hosting packages to other people. As clients will monitor what amount of the resources is used up, but will not observe the actual figures, even a small-size VPS web server hosting account will suffice to start a small shared web page hosting website hosting corporation and obtain money.

The Virtual Private Server: an Independent, Affordable Solution

A virtual hosting server is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support online portals such as a very famous web store or a huge corporate portal. As its administration is simple, it is the preferred pick of both green hands and trained clients.