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VPS Services Explanation

To fulfill the need for low cost, but reliable hosting services, providers started a transitional web hosting platform - the VPS. This is a virtual simulation of a web server that acts just like a : dedicated web hosting server and is much more powerful than any shared website hosting account. On the other hand, as plenty of accounts are set up on the very same physical web server and each client pays for their account, the cost of a VPS plan is markedly lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A small-scale VPS plan is slightly more high-priced than the most advanced shared web hosting package, but its resources excel decidedly those of the shared web hosting plan.

VPS Virtualization Panels: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

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

Each separate account is insulated from all other accounts on the server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be restarted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed through a virtualization console where customers can monitor all running tasks and stop or reboot them, update server-side applications, watch the used up and the available system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are just a few examples of software applications used for setting up and managing VPS plans. They have diverse requirements with respect to the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they are compatible with, etc. For example, Virtuozzo can run on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be activated on a web hosting server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and allows both of these Operating Systems to be installed on the actual private virtual web hosting servers.

Managed VPS Solutions

The virtualization panel gives the client the power to administer the VPS autonomously from the hosting provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their support staff to restart a specific service or restore a backup. If the client is not skilled enough, though, we provide a voluntary upgrade that includes Operating System and software application installation and update operations, VPS backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have a bunch of virtual web server datacenter locations to choose from: North America, England and Australia.

Web Hosting CPs for VPS

The domain names and the web content on the private virtual web hosting server are dealt with via a website hosting CP tool, similar to a classic shared web hosting account's. The contrast is that with hosting plans, clients receive one specific web hosting Control Panel, while with a VPS package, web hosting providers traditionally provide several website hosting Control Panels to select from, and the more tech-savvy users can install and use the web hosting CP they like. Certain virtualization platforms support installing a web hosting CP through them to render things easier for the client. Sadly, the majority of the web hosting Control Panels are not free. Some require a monthly tax (cPanel demands 13 USD/month, check BuycPanel.com), while others request a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting CPs that limit the amount of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we address CP-supplied VPS, it's worth stating that, by default, all VPS plans supplied by us are provided with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. It includes unlimited hosted domain allowance. Hepsia is attainable at no extra license charge, hence the monthly cost of the VPS package chosen by the customer does not alter. Furthermore, Hepsia perhaps offers the finest Domain Manager on the hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based VPS Accounts

The Control Panel user interface allows clients to handle domain name, files, databases, FTP and e-mail accounts, to see bandwidth and load logs and to monitor thorough stats concerning the consumed and the free resources. Akin with the virtualization consoles, the website hosting Control Panels are built to function under a certain Operating System. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most popular hosting CPs, operates only under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is developed by the very same company, functions exclusively under Windows. Other web hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are multi-platform. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of certain website hosting Control Panels over others is that they have different control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level has access to a different set of specifications controlling the levels below, so it is simple to establish a reseller web hosting website and begin making money by offering web hosting services to other persons. As clients will observe what amount of the system resources is used up, but will not be aware of the actual numbers, even a small-size VPS server hosting package will suffice to run a small-sized shared web hosting hosting company and collect cash.

The VPS: an Independent, Moderately Priced Solution

A VPS is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is powerful enough to support web sites such as a busy web store or a huge company portal. As its administration is easy, it is the preferred selection of both beginners and expert users.