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What Does VPS Hosting Mean?

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There is no wonder that so many individuals have started making their own professional-looking websites resorting to charge-free software applications that are easy enough to use even for novices. And thanks to all the charge-free web page layouts that are obtainable on the web, quite a lot of websites are born, which require a website hosting solution such as the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

Hosting is a service, which enables you to upload your website on a web server in order to take it online and a VPS is a virtual hosting server - it behaves like a dedicated server, offering full root access to the user, but it shares the resources of the physical machine with other VPS hosting accounts. In other words, VPS hosting is a web hosting service provided on a VPS web hosting server, which is growing more and more popular owing to the independence you have when it comes to server setup. VPS are often utilized by website developers and programmers as a testing platform where they can see how their product would perform under diverse circumstances.

VPS Hosting Varieties

If we begin to differentiate at the core level, we must begin with the separate OSs, the most essential types being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is normally favored due to the more affordable setup and maintenance fees and the possibility to modify the OS according to the requirements of the clients based on the capabilities of the admins, as Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more expensive renders Windows a final refuge when you want to host software apps that cannot perform on a different platform and there are many of them, so the Windows virtual server hosting solution is very popular as well.

Perhaps the most commonly used VPS software is LAMP, which signifies Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it determines several more VPS hosting types apart from Linux virtual server web hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server software - every hosting service demands a web server that will deliver the web pages to the web browsers and Apache is one of the most widespread web servers; as it is, back in 2009, it was the first to break the 100 000 000 website mark.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are different kinds of database management systems that can be utilized on a Virtual Private Server but MySQL is by all means one of the most famous ones utilized in web apps. It is preferred thanks to its simple structure and swift speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-function scripting language used in the development of different web sites and apps, so it is only logical that it is popular with most web hosting services, incl. virtual web servers.

Other VPS hosting varieties that can be differentiated are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more elaborate and fully featured database management system type; private virtual server hosting with CGI and Virtual Private Server hosting with Perl - these 2 programming languages are also often utilized for web applications and websites and ordinarily they are utilized in combination with a Linux OS.

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