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How Does VPS Web Hosting Work?

To meet the demand for affordable, but reliable hosting solutions, distributors commenced an intermediate website hosting environment - the VPS web hosting. This is a virtual simulation of a web hosting server that acts quite like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more feature-rich than any shared web hosting plan. At the same time, as a number of accounts are created on the same physical web server and each person pays for their account, the cost of a VPS web hosting solution is significantly lower than the price for a dedicated server. A small-scale VPS web hosting plan is slightly more high-priced than the most powerful shared web hosting package, but its system resources excel decidedly those of the shared account.

VPS Web Hosting Virtualization Systems: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

VPS OVZ01
0.8 GHz CPU
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
$13.99 / month
VPS OVZ02
1.6 GHz CPU
2 GB RAM
50 GB Storage
$26.99 / month
 

Each individual account is isolated from the rest of the accounts on the web hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own OS and be rebooted autonomously from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed via a virtualization console where clients can monitor all running tasks and terminate or reboot them, update server-side software applications, have a glimpse at the utilized and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are merely several examples of software programs utilized for creating and administering virtual web server accounts. They involve diverse requirements with respect to the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they support, and so on. For example, Virtuozzo can perform on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be installed on a web server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and allows both of these OSs to be installed on the concrete virtual private hosting servers.

Managed VPS Web Hosting Services

The virtualization platform gives the customer the power to administer the VPS web hosting independently from the provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their technical support staff to reboot a specific service or recover a backup. If the customer is not an expert, though, we provide an optional upgrade that incorporates Operating System and software installation and update operations, VPS web hosting backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting operations. We also have several VPS datacenter locations to choose from: the United States, the United Kingdom and Australia.

Web Hosting CPs for VPS Web Hosting

The domain names and the content on the private virtual web hosting server are tackled via a web hosting Control Panel GUI, similar to a standard shared web hosting account's. The distinction is that with web hosting plans, users receive one specific CP, while with a VPS web hosting account, hosting providers commonly provide a handful of website hosting CPs to choose from, and the more expert users can install and avail of the web hosting Control Panel they want. Certain virtualization systems support installing a Control Panel through them to render it easier for the customer. Unfortunately, the majority of the website hosting CPs are not free of charge. Some of those require a monthly tax (cPanel requires 13 USD/month, visit BuycPanel.com), while others demand a licence tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we discuss web hosting Control Panel-supplied VPS web hosting, it's good to state that, by default, all VPS web hosting packages provided by us are fitted out with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. It includes unlimited hosted domain name allowance. Hepsia is available at no additional licence cost, thus the monthly cost of the VPS hosting plan selected by the client does not fluctuate. In addition, Hepsia probably includes the finest Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven VPS Web Hosting Plans

The website hosting Control Panel interface allows clients to handle domain name, files, databases, FTP and electronic mail accounts, to observe traffic and load logs and to view elaborate stats about the consumed and the left resources. Like the virtualization consoles, the website hosting CPs are developed to function under a particular Operating System. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most well known web hosting Control Panels, works solely under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is tailored by the same corporation, works solely under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia support several platforms. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of some web hosting Control Panels over others is that they have several levels of control - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a separate set of features controlling the levels underneath, so it is easy to set up a reseller web hosting website and start making money by offering web hosting packages to other individuals. As customers will observe what amount of the system resources is used up, but will not know the real numbers, even a small-size private virtual server web hosting plan will be enough to establish a small shared hosting web hosting corporation and make capital.

The VPS Web Hosting: an Autonomous, Modestly Priced Solution

A VPS web hosting is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support web portals such as a highly visited online store or a big corporate website. As its administration is simple, it is the favored selection of both inexperienced users and capable customers.