What are VPSs?
To satisfy the need for budget, but reliable hosting services, vendors started a transitional web hosting solution - the VPS. This is a virtual simulation of a web server that operates just like a : dedicated web server and is much more feature-rich than any shared hosting plan. At the same time, as a number of accounts are hosted on the very same physical web server and each customer pays for their account, the price for a VPS solution is much lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A small-scale VPS package is a little more expensive than the most powerful shared web hosting package, but its resources surpass decidedly those of the shared web hosting account.
VPS Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and KVM
Each individual account is isolated from the remaining accounts on the server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own OS and be restarted independently from the other ones. The Virtual Servers are managed through a virtualization console where users can view all running tasks and terminate or reboot them, update server-side software applications, keep an eye on the used up and the remaining resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are merely a couple of instances of software platforms utilized for setting up and managing VPS server hosting accounts. They involve diverse requirements concerning the CPU architecture, the OSs they support, etc. For instance, KVM can operate on physical 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 OSs to be installed on the actual virtual private hosting servers.
Managed VPS Services
The virtualization platform lends the client the freedom to manage the VPS autonomously from the web hosting provider, sparing you the time you'd have waited for their client support staff to reboot a given service or recover a backup. If the user is not experienced, though, we have a voluntary upgrade that includes OS and software application installation and update procedures, VPS backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting procedures. We also have a couple of VPS server farm locations to select from: America, the United Kingdom and Australia.
Website hosting CPs for VPS
The domains and the content on the private virtual web hosting server are dealt with via a website hosting CP interface, similar to a normal shared web hosting account's. The difference is that with web hosting plans, customers get one specific CP, while with a VPS account, providers traditionally offer a handful of web hosting Control Panels to choose from, and the more trained customers can install and use the website hosting CP they want. Certain virtualization platforms support installing a website hosting Control Panel through them to make things simpler for the user. Sadly, most CPs are not free. Some of those demand a monthly fee (cPanel requests 13 USD/month, take a glimpse at BuycPanel.com), while others ask for a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we discuss web hosting Control Panel-supplied VPS, it's good to point out that, by default, all VPS accounts furnished by us are provided with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unlimited hosted domain quotas. Hepsia comes at no additional licence charge, therefore the monthly price of the VPS server hosting account chosen by the customer does not change. In addition, Hepsia perhaps sports the best Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel market.
CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven VPS Packages
The hosting CP interface allows users to administer domain name, files, databases, FTP and e-mailbox accounts, to view web traffic and load logs and to see comprehensive statistics concerning the used up and the available resources. Comparable with the virtualization panels, the website hosting Control Panels are created to function under a specific Operating System. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most popular website hosting CPs, runs solely under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is tailored by the same designer, operates only under Windows. Other web hosting CPs such as Plesk and Hepsia support several OSs. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of some hosting CPs over others is that they have different control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a different set of functionalities governing the levels below, so it is easy to build a reseller web hosting website and commence making money by selling web hosting plans to other persons. As clients will see what amount of the resources is utilized, but will not observe the real numbers, even a small Virtual Private Server web hosting package will be enough to run a small shared web hosting web hosting company and collect money.
The VPS: an Independent, Inexpensively Priced Solution
A VPS is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is powerful enough to support websites such as a busy web store or a big company web site. As its administration is easy, it is the favored selection of both inexperienced users and practiced users.
|OVZ 16||OVZ 8||OVZ 4||OVZ 2||OVZ 1|
|8 CPU Cores||4 CPU Cores||2 CPU Cores||1 CPU Core||1 CPU Core|
|16 GB RAM||8 GB RAM||4 GB RAM||2 GB RAM||1 GB RAM|
|320 GB Storage||160 GB Storage||80 GB Storage||40 GB Storage||20 GB Storage|
|$77.00 / month||$38.00 / month||$19.00 / month||$12.00 / month||$6.00 / month|