VPS Hosting solution is the most affordable hosting solution for web masters. The virtual server acts just like your dedicated server and allows the user to have all its features. Above that, all these features come at a fraction of its price. So a VPS Hosting solution comes in the budget of all. You get your own personal server which has the capability to act independently which is very much reasonably priced.
VPS Hosting has two choices called as Windows VPS and Linux VPS. One can choose from either a Windows VPS or a Linux VPS. Windows VPS is definitely more popular as it is more friendly. A Windows VPS is based on GUI and not text commands so anybody can work on it very easily.
In this Hosting a physical server is divided into small virtual servers via a virtual partition. These virtual servers have the capability to act independently just like a dedicated server and have their own operating system. You can reboot your virtual server as and when required.
Features of VPS Hosting over Shared Hosting
- Your VPS (Windows VPS or Linux VPS) is definitely more flexible over Shared Hosting. You can customize it and install and uninstall various applications and software as per your requirements.
- You do not have to face a bad neighbor effect on your Windows VPS or Linux VPS. Your server is a separate entity from the others and is very much secured.
- You also get your very own dedicated IP with your VPS.
- Virtual Server is richer in features.
- VPS is a value for money product as you pay less and still get more in terms of features, security, management etc.
- The backups of your server would be taken every day so that you will never lose your data.
- Your hosting provider manages your server for you that too at no extra cost. All you have to do is just pay for the price of the plan.
- Also it is very easy to make a shift to a VPS. You can also move from one hosting provider to another very easily in case of VPS Hosting.
- Setting up your VPS is also very easy. All you have to do is order it to your hosting provider and it will be delivered to you within 2 - 3 hours.
- VPS Hosting is also known as Virtuozzo VPS Hosting as it is Virtuozzo that helps in virtualization and makes this technology possible.
- Web developers also find it nice to have this solution as a virtual server provides an efficient and an affordable testbed to test their applications.