VPS Web Hosting Definition
To meet the demand for affordable, but reliable hosting services, distributors introduced an intermediate website hosting
solution - the VPS web hosting
. This is a virtual emulation of a web server that behaves just like a : dedicated web server and is much more advanced than any shared website hosting
solution. On the other hand, as a lot of accounts are hosted on the very same physical server and each customer pays for their account, the price for a VPS web hosting solution is considerably lower than the price for a dedicated server
. A basic VPS web hosting plan is slightly more high-priced than the most powerful shared website hosting package, but its resources exceed decidedly those of the shared website hosting package.
VPS Web Hosting Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and KVM
4 CPU Cores
9 GB RAM
225 GB Storage
$110.00 / month
1 CPU Core
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
$12.00 / month
Each single account is isolated from the rest of the accounts on the web hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be rebooted autonomously from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are administered via a virtualization panel where users can have a look at all running processes and stop or restart them, update server-side applications, have a glimpse at the consumed and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are merely several instances of virtualization consoles utilized for setting up and handling VPS server web hosting plans. They have diverse requirements regarding the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they support, etc. For instance, KVM can perform on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be activated on a web server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these OSs to be activated on the actual VPS web servers.
Managed VPS Web Hosting Solutions
The virtualization panel gives the client the power to manage the VPS web hosting autonomously from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their support team to restart a service or retrieve a backup. If the customer is not experienced, though, we offer an optional upgrade that comprises OS and software application installation and update procedures, VPS web hosting backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have a couple of Virtual Private Server data center locations to choose from: the US, Britain and Australia.
Hosting Control Panels for VPS Web Hosting
and the content on the VPS web hosting server are dealt with through a website hosting CP tool, similar to a conventional shared web hosting plan's. The difference is that with web hosting
packages, users obtain one particular website hosting CP, while with a VPS web hosting account, hosting providers normally offer several hosting CPs to pick from, and the more expert users can install and avail of the website hosting Control Panel they wish. Some virtualization platforms support installing a website hosting Control Panel through them to render it simpler for the customer. Sadly, the majority of the website hosting Control Panels are not free of cost. Some of those ask for a monthly tax (cPanel charges $13/month, have a look at BuycPanel.com), while others require a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting CPs that restrict the number of the hosted domain names
(Plesk). While we address hosting CP-supplied VPS web hosting, it's worthwhile to mention that, by default, all VPS web hosting accounts delivered by us incorporate the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel
. The latter offers unlimited hosted domain name
quotas. Hepsia comes at no additional licence cost, thus the monthly price of the private virtual server web hosting package picked by the user does not fluctuate. Last, but not least, Hepsia perhaps sports the best Domain Manager on the hosting CP market.
CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Powered VPS Web Hosting Plans
The Control Panel interface enables customers to manage domain name, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol and mail address accounts, to see traffic and load logs and to have a glimpse at elaborate stats concerning the utilized and the free system resources. Akin with the virtualization panels, the web hosting CPs are created to function under a given Operating System. For example, cPanel
, which is one of the most popular CPs, functions solely under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is created by the same designer, operates solely under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia support several platforms. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of given website hosting Control Panels over others is that they include several levels of control - administrator, reseller and customer. Each level can access a separate set of features controlling the levels below, so it is easy to establish a reseller web hosting website and start making money by reselling web hosting plans to other persons. As clients will view what percentage of the resources is used up, but will not be able to see the real figures, even a small VPS web server plan will suffice to start a small-size shared website hosting web hosting enterprise and earn money.
The VPS Web Hosting: an Autonomous, Low-Priced Solution
A VPS web hosting is a comparatively cheap hosting service
, but it is advanced enough to support web portals such as a very popular web store or a huge corporate web site. As its management is simple, it is the favored pick of both inexperienced users and accomplished customers.