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VPS Hosting Definition

There is no surprise that so many persons have started designing their own professional-looking web pages availing of free-of-cost software apps that are simple enough to use even for newbies. And thanks to all the cost-free web design themes that are obtainable on the World Wide Web, quite many web sites are being built, which need a website hosting service like the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Hosting?

Website hosting is a service, which allows you to upload your website on a web hosting server so as to get it online and a VPS is a virtual private web hosting server - it performs like a dedicated server, granting complete root-level 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 hosting server, which is getting more and more popular due to the autonomy you have in terms of server setup. VPS Hosting are frequently used by web site developers and programmers as a test platform where they can notice how their product would function under diverse circumstances.

VPS Hosting Types

If we begin to differentiate at the basic level, we have to begin with the different OSs, the most prominent varieties being:

Linux VPS hosting - it is normally favored because of the more affordable setup and maintenance costs and the ability to configure the Operating System in accordance with the requirements of the customers on the basis of the capabilities of the administrators, as Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more expensive makes Windows a final resort when you would like to host applications that cannot run on another OS and there are many of them, so the Windows Virtual Private Server web hosting solution is quite widely used as well.

Probably the most commonly used VPS software suite is LAMP, which denotes Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it determines several more virtual server hosting varieties aside from Linux VPS server hosting:

VPS hosting with the Apache web server - each hosting service requires a web server that will deliver the webpages to the web browsers and Apache is among the most famous servers; in fact, back in 2009, it was the first to reach the 100 000 000 website barrier.

VPS hosting with MySQL - there are various types of database management software systems that can be used on a virtual hosting server but MySQL is by all means one of the most popular ones used in web apps. It is preferred thanks to its plain configuration and quick speed.

VPS hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-purpose scripting language utilized in the development of various sites and web applications, so it is only natural that it is popular with most web hosting services, incl. virtual private hosting servers.

Other VPS hosting types that can be identified are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more elaborate and fully featured database variety; virtual server web hosting with CGI and private virtual web server hosting with Perl - these two script languages are also frequently used for web apps and websites and ordinarily they are utilized in combination with a Linux OS.