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VPS Hosting Definition

Up until several years ago, the sole way to obtain a feature-rich website hosting package was to order a dedicated server. As a result of latter-day software application improvements, virtual web hosting servers have been introduced and they've quickly become one of the most commonly used web hosting solutions as they offer remarkable performance at a quite low rate. Also popular as a VPS hosting or a virtual dedicated server, this web hosting server is a great platform for resource-devouring sites.

VPS Hosting - Is It Better Than Shared Hosting?

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A few virtual servers are set up on a physical machine, sharing its resources. Each virtual private server works precisely like a dedicated web server and its system resources are guaranteed, incl. the CPU load, RAM memory and data storage quotas. These resources are much higher than those supplied by any shared hosting plan, so a Virtual Server is the smartest option for heavy resource-swallowing script-powered web sites with a lot of viewers, or if you want to host a large quantity of domains in one and the very same account.

The Virtualization Dashboard of a Virtual Web Server

Each virtual private server is managed through a Control Panel GUI, regularly referenced as a virtualization dashboard. This GUI enables you to restart the whole virtual private hosting server or different services such as HTTP, MySQL, etc., to supervise and administer all active processes and to examine the used up and the available system resources. As you will get full server root privileges, you can also install server-side applications that may be required for specific script-powered platforms to operate, review exhaustive traffic stats and history of all the processes running on the VPS hosting. One of the greatest qualities of the virtualization panel is that you can use it to easily activate a hosting CP on the VPS server.

The Hosting Control Panel of a VPS Hosting

There are plenty of diverse web hosting Control Panels, but some of them are more commonly used than the others - Hepsia, cPanel, Plesk and DirectAdmin. If you order a VPS hosting, you can utilize the web hosting Control Panel that the hosting vendor is providing, or you can activate your own. This tool will allow you to administer domain names, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol accounts, e-mail box accounts and everything related to your web hosting account. Managing a Virtual Server account is not different from managing a shared web hosting account, so if you have any experience with the latter, there will be nothing new for you if you obtain a VPS hosting. More seasoned users can access the VPS server via SSH as well.

Gain Money With Your Virtual Private Web Server

One of the upsides of keeping a Virtual Private Web Server is that certain Control Panel interfaces include a reseller administrator level, so you can create and sell hosting plans. You can even set up reseller accounts and have other persons do the whole task on your behalf, so while you have a virtual private web hosting server for your sites, you can also earn good profit by selling the system resources that you do not use. The reseller and hosting Control Panel tools can be integrated with billing and support platforms like WHMCS, AWBS or ClientExec, which permits you to create separate plans, to bill your customers directly and to offer a 24x7 support service. As you are given full root-level access to the VPS web hosting server, you will be able to activate any server-side apps or libraries that your clients may demand for their web sites, so you will have an advantage over web hosting service providers that offer shared hosting services and cannot install such software applications.

VPS Hosting Services by Happy Hosting UK

A virtual private server provides a great balance between performance and price and is the most relevant option for medium-sized heavy resource-absorbing websites like e-commerce websites, community sites or company sites. With us you can take a look at a few different VPS plans that include billing and support software tools, a domain reseller account, and a web hosting Control Panel GUI of your preference. This offers you the freedom to utilize the VPS web server in any way you want - for private web hosting purposes or to commence a reseller web hosting business.