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VPS Web Hosting Definition

Up till several years ago, the sole means to obtain an advanced website hosting package was to order a dedicated server. As a consequence of recent software app developments, virtual servers have been brought in and they've swiftly turned into one of the most widely used web hosting solutions as they offer top-notch performance at a quite modest price. Also popular as a VPS web hosting or a virtual dedicated server, this hosting server is the optimal platform for heavy resource-devouring web portals.

VPS Web Hosting - Is It Better Than Shared Hosting?

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A small number of virtual servers are set up on a physical machine, using its system resources. Each virtual private server performs exactly like a dedicated web server and its system resources are ensured, including the central processing unit usage, RAM and web storage quotas. These system resources are much higher than those delivered by any shared hosting package, so a Virtual Server is the most clever option for heavy resource-demanding script-based web pages with numerous viewers, or if you want to host an immense number of domains in one and the very same user account.

The Virtualization Panel of a Private Virtual Hosting Server

Each virtual private server is handled via a Control Panel GUI, frequently referred to as a virtualization dashboard. This user interface permits you to restart the whole VPS or different services like HTTP, MySQL, and so on, to supervise and manage all running programs and to keep track of the used up and the unused system resources. As you will obtain full server root privileges, you can also install server-side software applications that may be required for specific script-based platforms to perform, view detailed bandwidth statistics and history of all the processes running on the VPS web hosting. One of the best characteristics of the virtualization dashboard is that you can utilize it to quickly activate a hosting Control Panel on the virtual web server.

The Control Panel of a VPS Web Hosting

There are a lot of different web hosting CPs, but a few of them are more widely used than the others - Hepsia, cPanel, Plesk and DirectAdmin. If you purchase a VPS web hosting, you can make use of the web hosting CP that the web hosting solutions provider is offering, or you can activate your own. This tool will enable you to handle domain names, files, databases, FTP accounts, e-mail boxes and everything that has to do with your web hosting user account. Managing a Virtual Server account is not different from managing a shared web hosting account, so if you have any experience with the latter, there won't be anything unfamiliar to you if you obtain a VPS web hosting. More tech-savvy clients can access the VPS web server via a Secure Shell console too.

Make Profit With Your VPS Web Hosting Server

One of the positive aspects of maintaining a VPS Web Hosting Server is that given CP interfaces offer a reseller administrator level, so you can create and sell hosting plans. You can even create reseller accounts and have other persons carry out the whole job for you, so while you have a virtual private hosting server for your sites, you can also earn decent cash by selling the system resources that you do not utilize. The reseller and web hosting Control Panel tools can be integrated with invoicing and customer support tools like WHMCS, AWBS or ClientExec, which permits you to set up separate packages, to bill your clients directly and to offer a 24-7 client support service. As you gain full server root access to the virtual server, you will be able to install any server-side software or libraries that your clients may need for their websites, so you will have an advantage over hosting suppliers that offer shared hosting services and cannot activate such applications.

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A virtual private server offers the optimal balance between performance and cost and is the most suitable option for mid-sized high resource-requiring websites like online shops, social networking websites or business sites. With us you can take a glimpse at a few different VPS packages that come with invoicing and client support software, a domain reseller account, and a web hosting CP interface of your choosing. This offers you the freedom to utilize the Virtual Private Server in any way you see fit - for private web hosting purposes or to begin a reseller web hosting business.