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What are VPSs?

There is no surprise that so many users have begun building their own functionality-rich web portals availing of cost-free software platforms that are simple enough to use even for newbies. And thanks to all the free-of-cost web design skins that are available on the web, quite many web sites are being created, which demand a website hosting solution such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

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website hosting is a solution, which allows you to upload your site on a web server in order to bring it online and a VPS is a private virtual web server - it performs like a dedicated server, granting root access to the customer, but it shares the system resources of the physical server with other VPS hosting accounts. In other words, VPS hosting is a web hosting service offered on a VPS server, which is growing more and more famous thanks to the liberty you have as far as server setup is concerned. VPS are frequently utilized by web developers and programmers as a testing platform where they can determine how their product would function under diverse circumstances.

VPS Hosting Types

If we start to differentiate at the core level, we have to start with the individual OSs, the most prominent varieties being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is normally favored because of the lower setup and maintenance prices and the possibility to configure the OS as per the requirements of the clients on the basis of the capabilities of the administrators, as Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more costly renders Windows a last refuge when you would like to host applications that cannot perform on a different system and there are quite a few of them, so the Windows Virtual Private Server web hosting solution is quite popular too.

Probably the most common VPS software suite is LAMP, which stands for Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces a few more virtual web server hosting types beside Linux VPS server web hosting:

VPS hosting with Apache - each hosting service needs a server that will deliver the webpages to the web browsers and Apache is among the most famous servers; actually, back in 2009, it was the first to pass the 100 million website benchmark.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are different sorts of database management software systems that can be used on a VPS but MySQL is by all means one of the most popular ones used in web applications. It is favored thanks to its simple structure and quick speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multiple-function scripting language used in the development of numerous websites and web applications, so it is only natural that it is popular with the majority of web hosting solutions, incl. virtual web servers.

Other VPS hosting types that can be identified are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more intricate and fully featured database management software system type; virtual private web server hosting with CGI and private virtual web server hosting with Perl - these two programming languages are also frequently used for web apps and web sites and traditionally they are used in combination with a Linux OS.