Hosting by

Have questions? Call now! +1-855-211-0932(ID:228085)
HomeHosting ArticlesWhat Precisely is virtual private servers hosting?

What Precisely is virtual private servers hosting?

To meet the need for low-priced, but reliable hosting services, suppliers initiated an intermediate hosting solution - the virtual private servers. This is a virtual imitation of a web hosting server that behaves quite like a : dedicated server and is much more advanced than any shared website hosting package. At the same time, as a lot of accounts are hosted on the same physical machine and each client pays for their account, the cost of a virtual private servers package is much lower than the price for a dedicated server. A small-scale virtual private servers account is a bit more expensive than a hi-end shared hosting plan, but its resources surpass decidedly those of the shared plan.

Virtual Private Servers Virtualization Systems: OpenVZ and KVM

1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
$6.50 / month
VPS vBox 1
1 CPU Core
40 GB Storage
$13.00 / month

Each particular account is insulated from the rest of the accounts on the web server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be restarted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are administered through a virtualization panel where clients can take a look at all running tasks and stop or restart them, update server-side software, take a look at the used up and the available resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are just several examples of virtualization platforms used for setting up and administering virtual private web hosting server accounts. They involve diverse requirements with respect to the CPU architecture, the Operating Systems they are compatible with, and so on. For example, KVM can perform on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be installed on a server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and permits both of these OSs to be installed on the actual virtual private hosting servers.

Managed Virtual Private Servers Solutions

The virtualization platform gives the customer the power to manage the virtual private servers autonomously from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their customer support team to restart a service or restore a backup. If the client is not experienced, though, we include an optional upgrade that contains Operating System and software application installation and update operations, virtual private servers backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have several virtual web hosting server data center facility locations to pick from: the USA, England and Australia.

Web Hosting Control Panels for Virtual Private Servers

The domains and the web content on the virtual hosting server are handled via a web hosting Control Panel user interface, similar to a standard shared web hosting plan's. The contrast is that with web hosting plans, users receive one concrete web hosting Control Panel, while with a virtual private servers package, web hosting providers usually offer several web hosting Control Panels to pick from, and the more expert clients can install and use the hosting CP they wish. Certain virtualization systems support installing a web hosting CP through them to make things simpler for the client. Unfortunately, the majority of the Control Panels are not cost-free. Some of those demand a monthly tax (cPanel requires $13 USD/month, have a gaze at, while others request a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we address website hosting Control Panel-equipped virtual private servers, it's worthwhile to mention that, by default, all virtual private servers accounts offered by us offer the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. It offers unlimited hosted domain allowance. Hepsia is available at no extra license charge, therefore the monthly cost of the VPS hosting plan chosen by the user does not alter. Furthermore, Hepsia probably offers the best Domain Manager on the web hosting CP market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Powered Virtual Private Servers Plans

The web hosting Control Panel tool allows customers to handle domain name, files, databases, FTP and email address accounts, to see bandwidth and load logs and to see elaborate statistics about the used up and the left system resources. Similar to the virtualization consoles, the website hosting CPs are built to work under a certain OS. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most well known web hosting CPs, operates solely under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is designed by the same firm, performs exclusively under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several Operating Systems. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of certain website hosting CPs over others is that they involve different control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a separate set of specifications controlling the levels beneath, so it is easy to set up a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by offering web hosting packages to other individuals. As clients will monitor what percentage of the system resources is consumed, but will not be aware of the actual numbers, even a small-size private virtual web server hosting plan will be enough to run a small-sized shared web hosting web hosting enterprise and receive capital.

The Virtual Private Servers: an Autonomous, Moderately Priced Solution

A virtual private servers is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support sites such as a very famous web store or a large corporate website. As its management is easy, it is the preferred choice of both inexperienced customers and skilled customers.