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Description of VPS hosting

There is no surprise that so many users have begun designing their very own personal functionality-rich web portals resorting to charge-free web platforms that are simple enough to use even for newbies. And owing to all the cost-free web layouts that are available on the Internet, quite many sites go live, which need a hosting service such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
$6.00 / month
VPS Virtua-1
1 CPU Core
40 GB Storage
$12.00 / month

Hosting is a solution, which allows you to upload your site on a server in order to bring it online and a VPS is a private virtual server - it functions like a dedicated server, giving full root-level access to the customer, but it shares the resources of the physical server with other VPS hosting accounts. So, VPS hosting is a web hosting service provided on a private virtual web server, which is becoming more and more widely used due to the independence you have in terms of server setup. VPS are often utilized by software developers and programmers as a test platform where they can explore how their product would behave under different conditions.

VPS Hosting Types

If we begin to differentiate at the basic level, we must start with the individual OSs, the most prominent types being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is usually preferred due to the lower setup and maintenance prices and the possibility to modify the OS in accordance with the needs of the clients based on the capabilities of the admins, as Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more expensive renders Windows a final resort when you would like to host apps that cannot run on a different Operating System and there are many of them, so the Windows VPS web server hosting platform is very widespread too.

Possibly the most widely used VPS software is LAMP, which stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces several more VPS server hosting varieties aside from Linux Virtual Private Server web hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server software - every hosting service needs a server that will serve the web pages to the browsers and Apache is one of the most commonly used servers; actually, back in 2009, it was the first to exceed the 100 million website mark.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are many types of databases that can be utilized on a virtual web server but MySQL is doubtlessly one of the most popular ones used in web apps. It is preferred due to its plain structure and quick speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multiple-function scripting language used in the development of numerous web sites and apps, so it is only normal that it is popular with the majority of web hosting solutions, including VPS servers.

Other VPS hosting types that can be distinguished are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more complex and fully featured database management software system variety; VPS server hosting with CGI and virtual private web server hosting with Perl - these 2 programming languages are also frequently used for web applications and sites and normally they are utilized in combination with a Linux OS.