Just to make sure that everyone understands, VPS stands for virtual Private Server that has a unique hosting environment which takes one physical server and divides it into several smaller virtual servers. With this type of hosting service, each account has its own Operating system with private environment that separates it from its neighbors. This service is like a saving ‘bridge’ between dedicated server and shared hosting services.
Virtual private server hosting (VPS) has different types. There is the unmanaged hosting. Here, the customer is left to monitor and administer their own server. This type of hosting requires a lot of technical knowledge. You need to install and manage the software necessary for your website or programming to run. The owner of an unmanaged hosting service has several responsibilities but it is much less expensive that managed hosting. You have to deal with some maintenance on your own and may be allowed some amounts of reboot.
Managed hosting solution is more expensive than the unmanaged. This managed hosting provides the user assistance from the VPS host or provider. The host provides all the necessary tools to monitor and control your server. It provides you a multi tenant Virtual Infrastructure service, allowing you to rent managed virtual servers. Its high performance is an attractive feature of this type of hosting plan; it utilizes a platform built with vendor leading hardware and software. It is also flexible that is, it is designed to suit your specific needs.
Virtual private server hosting, gives quick responses in order to give users maximum drive performance. Some hosting service use best cards and drives to avoid incidents of disk problem, this technique is also found in this hosting service. This plan is flexible; it comes with good variety of extremely powerful control panels and gives you the opportunity to choose the kind of c-panels that is suitable and comfortable for you. It has also become the preferred hosting solution for small businesses to medium sized business.
It provides recommendable up time which means business will grow because many are now requiring better uptime for their businesses and websites. Actually, the main benefits of VPS hosting is that you get your own dedicated environment in which you are allowed to do anything you want as long as it doesn’t affect the other servers that it is being hosted on the same server as yours.
You can also use your own hard drive space and guaranteed RAM that has been allocated to you for running as many programs as possible with your server. There are resources that are guaranteed with this type of hosting plan such as disk space, RAM and bandwidth. Let’s not also forget that there is better security to count on because of its self dependent nature. Additionally VPS hosting offers a dedicated mail server with a separate IP address.