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How Do Virtual Private Servers Hosting Functions?

There is no wonder that so many persons have begun building their very own personal functionality-rich websites resorting to charge-free web apps that are easy enough to use even for novices. And thanks to all the free-of-cost site templates that are obtainable on the Internet, quite many web sites are being launched, which demand a hosting service such as the VPS hosting one.

What is Virtual Private Servers Hosting?

VPS OVZ01
0.8 GHz CPU
1 GB RAM
30 GB Storage
$12.00 / month
VPS OVZ02
1.6 GHz CPU
2 GB RAM
50 GB Storage
$20.00 / month
 

Hosting is a service, which permits you to upload your site on a server so as to bring it online and a VPS is a Virtual Private Server - it behaves like a dedicated server, lending full root-level access to the user, but it shares the resources of the physical machine with other virtual private servers hosting accounts. So, VPS hosting is a web hosting service offered on a virtual web server, which is getting more and more famous because of the freedom you have as far as server setup is concerned. Virtual Private Servers are often used by web developers and programmers as a testing ground where they can confirm how their product would perform under different circumstances.

Virtual Private Servers Hosting Types

If we begin to differentiate at the basic level, we have to start with the different Operating Systems, the most important types being:

Linux virtual private servers hosting - it is usually favored thanks to the lower setup and maintenance taxes and the possibility to modify the OS according to the needs of the clients on the basis of the capabilities of the admins, since Linux is open-source.

Windows virtual private servers hosting - being more expensive makes Windows a final resort when you wish to host software applications that cannot function on a different system and there are many of them, so the Windows virtual server hosting platform is quite widely used as well.

Perhaps the most common VPS software stack is LAMP, which signifies Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces a few more private virtual server hosting types aside from Linux VPS web hosting:

Virtual private servers hosting with the Apache web server software - each hosting service demands a server that will deliver the webpages to the browsers and Apache is one of the most popular web servers; actually, back in 2009, it was the first to exceed the 100 000 000 web site barrier.

Virtual private servers hosting with MySQL - there are different kinds of database management systems that can be used on a virtual hosting server but MySQL is definitely among the most popular ones used in web apps. It is preferred owing to its simple configuration and quick speed.

Virtual private servers hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-function programming language used in the development of numerous sites and web apps, so it is only logical that it is popular with the majority of web hosting solutions, including virtual private web servers.

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