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What are VPSs?

There is no wonder that so many persons have started constructing their own personal functionality-rich web pages availing of cost-free web applications that are simple enough to use even for novices. And owing to all the free themes that are available on the Internet, quite a lot of websites go live, which demand a hosting solution such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

website hosting is a service, which permits you to upload your web site on a server so as to get it online and a VPS is a virtual web hosting server - it performs like a dedicated server, providing full server root access to the client, 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 provided on a Virtual Private Server, which is getting more and more famous thanks to the freedom you have in terms of server setup. VPS are regularly used by web developers and programmers as a testing platform where they can watch how their product would run under diverse circumstances.

VPS Hosting Types

If we start to distinguish at the basic level, we have to start with the separate OSs, the most essential varieties being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is usually favored thanks to the cheaper setup and maintenance rates and the ability to configure the OS in accordance with the requirements of the clients based on the skills of the administrators, because Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more costly makes Windows a last resort when you desire to host software apps that cannot perform on another Operating System and there are quite a few of them, so the Windows VPS server web hosting platform is very common as well.

Possibly the most popular VPS software suite is LAMP, which means Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces a few more virtual server hosting types aside from Linux virtual server web hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server software - every hosting service requires a server that will serve the web pages to the browsers and Apache is one of the most widely used web servers; as a matter of fact, back in 2009, it was the first to pass the one hundred million website mark.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are different kinds of database management software systems that can be used on a private virtual server but MySQL is certainly one of the most widespread ones utilized in web applications. It is well-liked thanks to its plain configuration and fast speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multiple-purpose script language utilized in the development of numerous web sites and web applications, so it is only logical that it is popular with the majority of web hosting solutions, incl. private virtual web hosting servers.

Other VPS hosting varieties that can be differentiated are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more complex and full-featured database management system type; Virtual Private Server hosting with CGI and VPS web server hosting with Perl - these 2 script languages are also frequently utilized for web applications and websites and normally they are utilized in combination with a Linux Operating System.