Definition of Virtual Private Servers
To meet the need for cheap, but reliable hosting solutions, providers presented an intermediate web hosting platform - the VPS hosting. This is a virtual emulation of a hosting server that acts precisely like a : dedicated server and is much more powerful than any shared web hosting account. At the same time, as numerous accounts are set up on the very same physical web hosting server and each customer pays for their account, the cost of a VPS hosting solution is significantly lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A small-scale VPS hosting package is slightly more expensive than the most feature-rich shared web hosting package, but its resources excel by far those of the shared package.
VPS Hosting Virtualization Systems: OpenVZ and KVM
Each separate account is insulated from the rest of the accounts on the web server, so each Virtual Private Server can run a different Operating System and be rebooted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed through a virtualization panel where clients can see all running processes and stop or restart them, update server-side applications, have a glimpse at the utilized and the available resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are merely a few instances of software platforms utilized for setting up and administering VPS web server packages. They involve various requirements in regard to the CPU architecture, the Operating Systems they are compatible with, etc. For instance, KVM can function on machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be activated on a web hosting server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and allows both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the concrete VPS servers.
Managed VPS Hosting Services
The virtualization platform lends the client the power to manage the VPS hosting autonomously from the web hosting provider, sparing you the time you'd have waited for their customer support staff to reboot a service or recover a backup. If the customer is not an expert, though, we have a voluntary upgrade that encompasses Operating System and software application installation and update operations, VPS hosting backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting procedures. We also have several virtual web server data center locations to pick from: the United States of America, the UK and Australia.
Web Hosting Control Panels for VPS Hosting
The domain names and the web content on the Virtual Private Server are dealt with via a web hosting CP tool, similar to a regular shared web hosting plan's. The contrast is that with web hosting accounts, customers receive one specific CP, while with a VPS hosting account, hosting providers traditionally offer a couple of website hosting CPs to pick from, and the more tech-savvy customers can install and avail of the web hosting Control Panel they wish. Some virtualization panels support installing a hosting CP through them to make it easier for the user. Sadly, the majority of the website hosting Control Panels are paid. Some of them ask for a monthly fee (cPanel wants 13 dollars/month, have a glance at BuycPanel.com), while others request a licence fee (DirectAdmin). There are other website hosting Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we discuss website hosting CP-equipped VPS hosting, it's worthwhile to point out that, by default, all VPS hosting packages delivered by us are equipped with the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. The latter includes unlimited hosted domain name allowance. Hepsia is obtainable at no additional license charge, so the monthly price of the VPS web hosting server plan chosen by the customer does not fluctuate. Last, but not least, Hepsia probably includes the finest Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel market.
CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven VPS Hosting Packages
The website hosting CP GUI enables customers to handle domain name, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol and mail address accounts, to observe bandwidth and load logs and to watch comprehensive statistics about the used up and the remaining resources. Like the virtualization panels, the website hosting Control Panels are created to function under a specific OS. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the best known web hosting Control Panels, functions only under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is fabricated by the very same company, performs exclusively under Windows. Other website hosting Control Panels like Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several OSs. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of some CPs over others is that they involve different levels of control - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a separate set of features controlling the levels beneath, so it is easy to launch a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by selling web hosting solutions to other individuals. As customers will view what percentage of the system resources is consumed, but will not be aware of the actual figures, even a small Virtual Private Server web hosting account will suffice to open a small-sized shared website hosting web hosting enterprise and obtain money.
The VPS Hosting: an Autonomous, Cut-Rate Solution
A VPS hosting is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support web pages such as a very famous online store or a big company website. As its administration is simple, it is the preferred choice of both inexperienced users and trained customers.
|OVZ 1||OVZ 2||OVZ 4||OVZ 8||OVZ 16|
|1 CPU Core||1 CPU Core||2 CPU Cores||4 CPU Cores||8 CPU Cores|
|1 GB RAM||2 GB RAM||4 GB RAM||8 GB RAM||16 GB RAM|
|20 GB Storage||40 GB Storage||80 GB Storage||160 GB Storage||320 GB Storage|
|$6.00 / month||$13.00 / month||$21.00 / month||$48.00 / month||$84.00 / month|