What is VPS Hosting?

The full form of VPS is Virtual Private Server. This hosting is one of the most popular hosting services that you can choose for your website. Uses virtualization technology to provide you with Dedicated (Private) Resources on multiple servers with multiple users.

VPS is technically a better solution in almost every way as compared to shared hosting services, dedicated server space is not available in shared hosting. However, it is cheapest compared to renting a full server.

Virtual private server hosting is chosen by website owners who have a medium level of traffic that exceeds the limits of shared hosting plans.

Pros of using Dedicated Hosting

  • Virtual private server is more reliable and stable as compared to shared hosting because on VPS hosting you are given your own private server. Here you can understand the owner of a hosting.
  • It is faster than the shared hosting server.
  • You get superuser (root) access on your server.
  • You've got better privacy, as your files and databases are locked from other server users.

Cons of using Dedicated Hosting

1. It is more expensive than shared hosting.

2. Managing a virtual private server requires more technical knowledge.

3. If you have configured servers in an improperly way, then the servers can put the website in many troubles.

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Sujit Singh Selected

Sujit Singh

1 year ago

The full form of VPS is Virtual Private Server and it is also known as Virtual Personal Server. There are many physical servers in any data center, when a machine is created by virtually dividing the resources (memory, storage, cpu etc.) of a physical server with the help of software, then this process is called virtualization.

To create a VPS, virtual machines are created on the physical server with the help of virtualization software (such as hyperv, Vmware etc.). This machine hosted on a physical server is called a virtual machine. This virtual machine uses the resources of the physical server. Many VMs can be created on any physical server according to its hardware resources. Any OS can be installed on the virtual machine.

When a customer takes VPS service, the hosing company gives one of the VMs hosted on the physical server to the customer and the customer uses the operating system, disc space, and bandwidth as per his requirement on this virtual private server.