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What are VPSs?

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VPS Virtua-1 Plan

  • 1 CPU Core
  • 1 GB RAM
  • 30 GB Data Storage
  • 1 TB Bandwidth

To fulfill the demand for cut-price, but reliable hosting services, providers launched a midway website hosting solution - the VPS. This is a virtual emulation of a web hosting server that acts exactly like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more powerful than any shared web hosting account. On the other hand, as multiple accounts are created on the same physical web server and each user pays for their account, the cost of a VPS package is considerably lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A basic VPS plan is a bit more expensive than a hi-end shared hosting package, but its system resources exceed decidedly those of the shared website hosting plan.

VPS Virtualization Systems: OpenVZ and KVM

Each given account is insulated from all other accounts on the hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run a separate Operating System and be restarted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed via a virtualization console where clients can see all running tasks and terminate or restart them, update server-side applications, keep an eye on the utilized and the free system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are just a couple of instances of virtualization consoles utilized for creating and handling virtual private hosting server accounts. They have various requirements in regard to the central processing unit architecture, the Operating Systems they support, and so on. For example, KVM can run on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be activated on a server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the concrete private virtual web servers.

Managed VPS Services

The virtualization panel offers the customer the power to manage the VPS independently from the provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their technical support team to reboot a given service or recover a backup. If the client is not tech-savvy, however, we offer an optional upgrade that incorporates Operating System and software installation and update operations, VPS backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting procedures. We also have several virtual private web hosting server datacenter locations to pick from: the United States, Britain and Australia.

Hosting Control Panels for VPS

The domains and the web content on the VPS web hosting server are tackled through a web hosting CP tool, similar to a standard shared web hosting account's. The distinction is that with website hosting plans, clients get one specific web hosting CP, while with a VPS package, hosting providers traditionally offer a handful of CPs to choose from, and the more advanced clients can install and avail of the website hosting CP they want. Certain virtualization systems support installing a web hosting Control Panel through them to make things easier for the client. Sadly, most Control Panels are not free of cost. Some of these ask for a monthly tax (cPanel wants 13 USD/month, have a gaze at BuycPanel.com), while others ask for a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other website hosting Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we speak of CP-equipped VPS, it's useful to state that, by default, all VPS plans furnished by us are supplied with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. The latter includes unlimited hosted domain name quotas. Hepsia is attainable at no extra license cost, so the monthly cost of the VPS hosting account selected by the customer does not change. What's more, Hepsia probably includes the greatest Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Powered VPS Packages

The web hosting Control Panel tool allows customers to manage domain name, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol and mail address accounts, to view traffic and load logs and to see comprehensive statistics concerning the utilized and the free resources. Comparable with the virtualization panels, the web hosting CPs are devised to work under a particular Operating System. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the most well known web hosting Control Panels, performs exclusively under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is designed by the very same corporation, works exclusively under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several platforms. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of certain web hosting CPs over others is that they include several control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a separate set of features controlling the levels below, so it is simple to build a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by offering web hosting accounts to other persons. As customers will keep track of what amount of the resources is utilized, but will not see the real figures, even a low-end VPS web server plan will be enough to establish a small shared website hosting website hosting company and collect capital.

The VPS: an Autonomous, Cut-Rate Solution

A VPS is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support web pages such as a very famous online store or a huge company website. As its administration is simple, it is the favored choice of both newcomers and expert users.

Virtua-1 Virtua-2 Virtua-3 Virtua-4 Virtua-5 Virtua-6
1 CPU Core 1 CPU Core 2 CPU Cores 2 CPU Cores 3 CPU Cores 3 CPU Cores
1 GB RAM 2 GB RAM 3 GB RAM 4 GB RAM 5 GB RAM 6 GB RAM
30 GB Storage 50 GB Storage 70 GB Storage 90 GB Storage 110 GB Storage 135 GB Storage
$12.00 / month $20.00 / month $36.00 / month $48.00 / month $60.00 / month $72.00 / month