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What In Fact is VPS web hosting?

Now it has become very simple to design a web portal on your own with all the cost-free design skins that are available on the web along with cost-free web apps that are applicable even for inexperienced users. So, many new web sites are born each day, among them online blogs - where the moderator can debate on different issues that cross his minds, and web galleries - where individuals can share images and the history behind them on the Internet. These websites must be hosted someplace and one relevant web hosting alternative is a VPS web hosting.

What is a VPS web hosting?

VPS signifies Virtual Private Server and it behaves like a dedicated web hosting server as far as administration is concerned since you are given complete server root access with a possibility to restart the private virtual web hosting server distantly. The VPS web hosting shares system resources with other VPS web hosting servers that are hosted on the same physical server. This results in a remarkably low price, which is much cheaper than that of a dedicated server and is in fact more similar to shared web hosting plans in terms of pricing.

Types of VPS Web Hosting

Just as any other hosting type, Virtual Servers may vary based on various features, but the Operating System is perchance the most evident distinction. Here are the two most important types:

Windows VPS web hosting - a Virtual Private Server platform running Windows that will permit applications which need Windows to function unproblematically to be activated on the VPS web server.

Linux VPS web hosting - a private virtual server hosting system running Linux is the more widespread type that you can discover on the Internet since it is more affordable to put together and handle and hence it is more sought after.

VPS servers are also quite sought after by resellers and you can find 2 modes of reselling a VPS:

VPS web hosting reseller - the reseller buys a private virtual web server and begins selling shared web hosting plans that are hosted on the virtual private hosting server. It is comparable to the standard reseller hosting plans, but here the reseller gains root privileges and can update the web server's configuration.

VPS web hosting reseller - the reseller in fact buys entire VPS web hosting plans to sell them to the clients rather than selling shared web hosting packages on a single VPS. It is deemed more remunerative but also needs more initial contributions to buy the virtual private web hosting server.

Just like any other web hosting type, VPS web hosting plans often involve a LAMP software suite. LAMP means Linux-Apache-MySQL-PHP and introduces three more Virtual Private Server hosting types:

VPS web hosting with the Apache web server - the Apache web server software is quite famous and was the first to exceed the 100 million website benchmark back in 2009, so it is logically popular with private virtual web hosting servers as well.

VPS web hosting with MySQL - MySQL is also a famous database management system utilized with multiple applications and hence often wanted on a VPS web hosting server.

VPS web hosting with PHP - PHP is a scripting language used by web developers, thus it is popular with a variety of web hosting solutions, including private virtual server hosting ones.