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Virtual Private Servers Hosting Definition

To meet the demand for affordable, but reliable hosting solutions, vendors launched a midway web hosting solution - the virtual private servers. This is a virtual emulation of a web hosting server that works quite like a : dedicated hosting server and is much more advanced than any shared website hosting package. At the same time, as multiple accounts are created on the very same physical web server and each customer pays for their account, the cost of a virtual private servers account is markedly lower than the price for a dedicated server. A small-scale virtual private servers plan is a little more expensive than the most advanced shared web hosting package, but its resources exceed decidedly those of the shared account.

Virtual Private Servers Virtualization Systems: OpenVZ and KVM

1 CPU Core
20 GB Storage
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40 GB Storage
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Each specific account is isolated from all other accounts on the hosting server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be rebooted autonomously from the remaining ones. The Virtual Servers are administered through a virtualization console where clients can watch all running tasks and terminate or reboot them, update server-side applications, have a glimpse at the utilized and the available resources, and much more. OpenVZ, KVM, Virtual PC and VMware are only a couple of examples of software systems used for setting up and administering virtual private web server accounts. They have different requirements in relation to the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they are compatible with, etc. For instance, KVM can run on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be installed on a hosting server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the concrete virtual web hosting servers.

Managed Virtual Private Servers Services

The virtualization system offers the user the power to manage the virtual private servers autonomously from the hosting provider, saving you the time you'd have waited for their technical support staff to restart a particular service or recover a backup. If the user is not an expert, though, we include an optional upgrade that comprises Operating System and software application installation and update operations, virtual private servers backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. We also have a handful of private virtual web server datacenter locations to select from: the USA, England and Australia.

Web Hosting CPs for Virtual Private Servers

The domain names and the content on the VPS hosting server are administered via a website hosting CP tool, similar to a typical shared web hosting account's. The difference is that with website hosting plans, clients get one particular website hosting CP, while with a virtual private servers account, web hosting providers typically offer a handful of web hosting CPs to select from, and the more experienced clients can install and make use of the website hosting Control Panel they wish. Certain virtualization consoles support installing a web hosting Control Panel through them to render things easier for the customer. Unluckily, most website hosting Control Panels are not free of charge. Some of them require a monthly fee (cPanel requires $13/month, check, while others demand a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting CPs that limit the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we speak of web hosting Control Panel-equipped virtual private servers, it's worthwhile to state that, by default, all virtual private servers packages furnished by us incorporate the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unmetered hosted domain name allowance. Hepsia is obtainable at no further license cost, so the monthly cost of the private virtual server web hosting plan selected by the customer does not alter. Moreover, Hepsia perhaps offers the greatest Domain Manager on the web hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven Virtual Private Servers Plans

The CP tool enables clients to manage domain name, files, databases, FTP and e-mail accounts, to keep track of traffic and load logs and to monitor exhaustive statistics regarding the utilized and the remaining system resources. Similar to the virtualization panels, the web hosting CPs are designed to perform under a specific Operating System. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the most widespread web hosting CPs, works only under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is devised by the very same company, works only under Windows. Other website hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several platforms. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of some website hosting Control Panels over others is that they have different control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level has access to a different set of specifications controlling the levels beneath, so it is easy to establish a reseller web hosting website and start making money by offering web hosting solutions to other individuals. As customers will view what percentage of the resources is used up, but will not be able to see the actual figures, even a small-size private virtual web server account will suffice to establish a small-size shared web hosting website hosting corporation and gain money.

The Virtual Private Servers: an Autonomous, Cut-Rate Solution

A virtual private servers is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support web sites such as a busy web store or a large corporate web site. As its administration is simple, it is the favored choice of both inexperienced clients and competent users.