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Definition of VPS Hosting Services

To satisfy the need for affordable, but reliable hosting services, providers initiated an intermediate website hosting environment - the VPS hosting. This is a virtual emulation of a web hosting server that operates quite like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more advanced than any shared hosting solution. On the other hand, as lots of accounts are set up on the same physical web server and each client pays for their account, the cost of a VPS hosting account is considerably lower than the price for a dedicated server. A basic VPS hosting plan is slightly more high-priced than the most feature-rich shared website hosting package, but its system resources exceed decidedly those of the shared website hosting plan.

VPS Hosting Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and KVM

VPS OVZ01
1 CPU Core
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
$12.00 / month
VPS OVZ02
1 CPU Core
2 GB RAM
50 GB Storage
$20.00 / month
 

Each individual account is isolated from all other accounts on the web hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own OS and be restarted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed via a virtualization console where clients can keep track of all running processes and abort or reboot them, update server-side software, keep track of the utilized and the remaining resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are merely a couple of instances of software programs used for setting up and managing Virtual Private Server hosting packages. They involve diverse requirements in relation to the CPU architecture, the OSs they support, etc. For instance, KVM can run on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be installed on a server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and allows both of these OSs to be activated on the actual virtual web hosting servers.

Managed VPS Hosting Solutions

The virtualization console offers the client the freedom to manage the VPS hosting independently from the provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their customer support staff to restart a specific service or recover a backup. If the client is not an expert, however, we provide an optional upgrade that encompasses Operating System and software installation and update operations, VPS hosting backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting procedures. We also have a number of virtual web hosting server data center facility locations to choose from: North America, the UK and Australia.

Web Hosting CPs for VPS Hosting

The domain names and the content on the virtual server are administered through a hosting Control Panel GUI, similar to a conventional shared web hosting plan's. The distinction is that with web hosting plans, users get one specific hosting CP, while with a VPS hosting account, hosting providers traditionally give a bunch of website hosting CPs to select from, and the more knowledgeable clients can install and avail of the website hosting Control Panel they desire. Some virtualization panels support installing a web hosting CP through them to make things easier for the customer. Unfortunately, most website hosting CPs are not cost-free. Some of those demand a monthly tax (cPanel charges $13 USD/month, have a glance at BuycPanel.com), while others ask for a licence fee (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting Control Panels that limit the amount of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we address web hosting Control Panel-equipped VPS hosting, it's good to mention that, by default, all VPS hosting plans furnished by us offer the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unmetered hosted domain quotas. Hepsia is offered at no further license cost, so the monthly price of the virtual hosting server account picked by the customer does not alter. What's more, Hepsia probably sports the best Domain Manager on the CP market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based VPS Hosting Packages

The website hosting Control Panel tool permits customers to handle domain name, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol and mail accounts, to see web traffic and load logs and to observe exhaustive stats regarding the consumed and the free system resources. Akin with the virtualization consoles, the website hosting CPs are built to function under a given OS. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most widespread web hosting Control Panels, performs exclusively under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is conceived by the very same company, runs exclusively under Windows. Other web hosting CPs like Plesk and Hepsia are multi-platform. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of some web hosting Control Panels over others is that they have different levels of control - administrator, reseller and client. Each level has access to a separate set of functions controlling the levels underneath, so it is simple to build a reseller web hosting website and start making money by selling web hosting plans to other persons. As customers will be aware of what amount of the system resources is consumed, but will not be able to view the real numbers, even a low-end virtual web hosting server package will suffice to open a small-size shared web hosting web hosting enterprise and receive cash.

The VPS Hosting: an Autonomous, Affordable Solution

A VPS hosting is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is powerful enough to support web pages such as a busy online store or a big corporate web site. As its management is simple, it is the preferred pick of both beginners and advanced clients.