What is VPS Hosting?
VPS hosting is a Virtual Private Server, and is a virtualized server. A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, for an example : Ubuntu, Linux, Cloudlinux , Unix etc.
and customers have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS.
VPS Hosting is one of several types of web hosting accounts you can choose from to host your site online. To have a website on the internet, you need to have your site files on a web server that is connected to the internet. Setting up and managing your own server/hardware/software can not only be expensive, but difficult too. Purchasing web hosting allows someone to rent space on a web server, making it easier for the average person to have host a website online because all they need to do is upload their website files to the web server (no server setup is needed on their part).
There are four types of hosting accounts: shared hosting, cloud hosting, VPS hostiing and dedicated hosting. A VPS hosting environment mimics a dedicated server within a shared environment. It is technically both shared hosting and dedicated hosting.
All four of these hosting account types are similar in the fact that they all give you a web server to run your site on. They vary in how they are setup, the level of customization you can have with each one, the features they offer, and Check out more information about our various VPS solutions and features.
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