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Explanation of VPS Hosting Services

To fulfill the need for reasonably priced, but reliable hosting solutions, suppliers initiated an intermediate web hosting environment - the VPS hosting. This is a virtual imitation of a server that functions exactly like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more feature-rich than any shared web hosting solution. On the other hand, as many accounts are created on the very same physical web server and each person pays for their account, the price for a VPS hosting plan is much lower than the price for a dedicated server. A low-end VPS hosting package is a bit more high-priced than a hi-end shared website hosting plan, but its system resources excel decidedly those of the shared web hosting plan.

VPS Hosting Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and KVM

1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
$6.00 / month
VPS Economy
1 CPU Core
40 GB Storage
$13.00 / month

Each separate account is insulated from all other accounts on the server, so each Virtual Private Server can run a different OS and be rebooted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are administered through a virtualization panel where users can watch all running processes and stop or reboot them, update server-side software, monitor the used up and the available system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are just several instances of software platforms used for creating and managing private virtual hosting server accounts. They involve various requirements concerning the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they are compatible with, etc. For instance, KVM can function on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be activated on a hosting server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the concrete private virtual web servers.

Managed VPS Hosting Services

The virtualization system gives the user the freedom to manage the VPS hosting independently from the provider, sparing you the time you'd have waited for their customer support team to restart a given service or restore a backup. If the client is not tech-savvy, however, we provide an optional upgrade that encompasses OS and software installation and update operations, VPS hosting backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have a bunch of virtual web hosting server server farm locations to select from: the United States, England and Australia.

Website hosting Control Panels for VPS Hosting

The domains and the web content on the Virtual Private Server are manipulated through a web hosting Control Panel tool, similar to a common shared web hosting account's. The difference is that with hosting plans, customers obtain one specific website hosting CP, while with a VPS hosting account, hosting providers typically offer a handful of web hosting CPs to choose from, and the more expert users can install and use the web hosting CP they like. Certain virtualization platforms support installing a web hosting CP through them to render it easier for the user. Unluckily, the majority of the website hosting Control Panels are paid. Some of these require a monthly tax (cPanel requests $13 USD/month, have a glimpse at, while others demand a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting Control Panels that limit the amount of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we speak of hosting CP-equipped VPS hosting, it's good to mention that, by default, all VPS hosting plans delivered by us arrive with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. It includes unlimited hosted domain quotas. Hepsia is obtainable at no additional licence cost, hence the monthly cost of the VPS web hosting plan chosen by the customer does not fluctuate. What's more, Hepsia probably sports the greatest Domain Manager on the Control Panel market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven VPS Hosting Accounts

The web hosting CP GUI allows clients to administer domain name, files, databases, FTP and e-mail address accounts, to monitor bandwidth and load logs and to take a look at elaborate stats regarding the used up and the free system resources. Comparable with the virtualization consoles, the web hosting Control Panels are created to work under a certain OS. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most famous CPs, functions exclusively under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is tailored by the very same company, operates exclusively under Windows. Other hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia support several OSs. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of certain web hosting CPs over others is that they include different levels of control - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a different set of functions governing the levels underneath, so it is simple to launch a reseller web hosting website and start making money by selling web hosting plans to other people. As clients will observe what amount of the system resources is used up, but will not be able to view the real numbers, even a low-end private virtual web hosting server plan will suffice to set up a small shared website hosting hosting company and receive money.

The VPS Hosting: an Autonomous, Reasonably Priced Solution

A VPS hosting is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is powerful enough to support web portals such as a very famous online store or a huge company website. As its administration is simple, it is the favored choice of both inexperienced users and knowledgeable customers.