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What Does VPS Hosting Stand for?

There is no wonder that so many users have started making their very own professional-looking websites resorting to free-of-cost web platforms that are easy enough to use even for inexperienced users. And due to all the free web layouts that are available on the web, quite many websites come into existence, which demand a hosting solution such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

VPS OpenVZ 01
1 CPU Core
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
$14.95 / month
VPS OpenVZ 02
1 CPU Core
2 GB RAM
50 GB Storage
$26.95 / month
 

Website hosting is a service, which enables you to upload your website on a hosting server in order to take it online and a VPS is a virtual web hosting server - it performs like a dedicated server, granting full root access to the customer, but it shares the resources of the physical machine with other VPS hosting accounts. In other words, VPS hosting is a web hosting service provided on a virtual hosting server, which is becoming more and more popular owing to the independence you have as far as server setup is concerned. VPS are regularly utilized by web developers and programmers as a test platform where they can examine how their product would behave under different circumstances.

VPS Hosting Varieties

If we begin to differentiate at the basic level, we have to start with the separate OSs, the most essential types being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is usually favored due to the smaller setup and maintenance charges and the possibility to configure the Operating System in accordance with the requirements of the customers on the basis of the skills of the admins, because Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more expensive makes Windows a final refuge when you want to host software apps that cannot operate on a different system and there are many of them, so the Windows private virtual server hosting solution is very widely used too.

Maybe the most widespread VPS software solution stack is LAMP, which signifies Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it determines several more private virtual web server hosting types aside from Linux private virtual server web hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server - each hosting service requires a web server that will serve the web pages to the web browsers and Apache is among the most commonly used web servers; in fact, back in 2009, it was the first to pass the one hundred million website benchmark.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are various varieties of database management software systems that can be utilized on a virtual private hosting server but MySQL is definitely among the most popular ones used in web applications. It is preferred thanks to its simple configuration and swift speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multiple-function programming language used in the development of different sites and web applications, so it is only logical that it is popular with the majority of web hosting solutions, including private virtual web servers.

Other VPS hosting varieties that can be differentiated are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more intricate and full-featured database management software system variety; private virtual server web hosting with CGI and virtual server web hosting with Perl - these 2 script languages are also often used for web applications and sites and typically they are used in combination with a Linux OS.