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What is VPS hosting?
Today it has become quite easy to establish a site by yourself with all the cost-free site themes that are available on the Internet together with free web platforms that are good even for novices. Thus, numerous new websites start to operate each day, among them weblogs - where the author can debate on various issues that come to mind, and image galleries - where persons can publish photos and the history behind them on the Internet. These websites must be hosted someplace and one wise web hosting option is a VPS.
What is a VPS?
VPS is an acronym for Virtual Private Server and it behaves like a dedicated hosting server in terms of management since you are provided with full root-level access with a possibility to reboot the private virtual web server remotely. The VPS shares resources with other virtual web servers that are hosted on the same physical machine. This is reflected in the quite reasonable price, which is a lot lower than that of a dedicated server and is in fact closer to shared web hosting packages as far as pricing is concerned.
Kinds of VPS
Just as any other web hosting variety, Virtual Servers may differ on the basis of different features, but the Operating System is perchance the most significant difference. Here are the two most important types:
Windows VPS - a virtual private web server hosting system running Windows that will allow software applications which require Windows to operate unproblematically to be installed on the VPS.
Linux VPS - a virtual private web hosting server platform running Linux is the more widely used variety that you can come across on the Internet because it is more affordable to establish and maintain and thus it is more sought after.
VPS servers are also very popular with resellers and you can discover two modes of reselling a VPS:
VPS reseller - the reseller buys a VPS web server and begins selling shared website hosting plans that are hosted on the private virtual web hosting server. It is comparable to the ordinary reseller hosting plans, but here the reseller gets full server root access and can update the server's configuration.
VPS reseller - the reseller in fact buys entire VPS plans to offer them to the customers instead of selling shared web hosting plans on a single virtual private hosting server. It is considered more cost-effective but also requests more initial deposits to purchase the private virtual web server.
Just like any other web hosting variety, VPS plans often entail a LAMP platform. LAMP stands for Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP and determines three more virtual web hosting server types:
VPS with the Apache web server - the Apache web server is very popular and was the first to surpass the one hundred million web site mark back in 2009, so it is naturally utilized with virtual web hosting servers as well.
VPS with MySQL - MySQL is also a popular relational database management system utilized with plenty of web applications and thus regularly wanted on a private virtual server.
VPS with PHP - PHP is a programming language used by web developers, hence it is popular with different web hosting solutions, incl. virtual private web server hosting ones.