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What are VPSs?

There is no surprise that so many people have begun developing their very own personal feature-rich web pages availing of free-of-cost web apps that are easy enough to use even for newbies. And due to all the free web layouts that are available on the Internet, quite a lot of web sites go live, which require a website hosting solution such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

VPS OVZ Box 1
1 CPU Core
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
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1 CPU Core
2 GB RAM
50 GB Storage
$20.00 / month
 

Web hosting is a solution, which permits you to upload your web site on a web hosting server so as to take it online and a VPS is a private virtual web hosting server - it works like a dedicated server, lending full root access to the user, but it shares the resources of the physical machine with other VPS hosting accounts. So, VPS hosting is a web hosting service offered on a private virtual web server, which is growing more and more widely used owing to the liberty you have as far as server setup is concerned. VPS are regularly utilized by web site developers and programmers as a test platform where they can check how their product would function under diverse circumstances.

VPS Hosting Varieties

If we begin to distinguish at the core level, we have to start with the individual Operating Systems, the most essential varieties being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is usually favored because of the smaller setup and maintenance rates and the ability to configure the OS as per the needs of the customers on the basis of the capabilities of the administrators, since Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more costly makes Windows a last refuge when you wish to host software apps that cannot function on a different system and there are quite a few of them, so the Windows Virtual Private Server hosting platform is quite widespread as well.

Maybe the most famous VPS configuration is LAMP, which means Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces a few more Virtual Private Server hosting varieties apart from Linux virtual server hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server software - each hosting service needs a server that will deliver the webpages to the web browsers and Apache is one of the most famous servers; actually, back in 2009, it was the first to hit the one hundred million website barrier.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are many kinds of databases that can be utilized on a virtual private hosting server but MySQL is doubtlessly among the most famous ones used in web applications. It is well-liked owing to its plain configuration and quick speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-function programming language utilized in the development of different sites and applications, so it is only logical that it is popular with most web hosting services, including VPS hosting servers.

Other VPS hosting types that can be identified are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more elaborate and fully featured database management software system type; virtual private web server hosting with CGI and virtual private web server hosting with Perl - these two programming languages are also frequently used for web applications and web sites and traditionally they are used in combination with a Linux OS.