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A definition of a private virtual web hosting server (vps)

To answer the demand for modestly priced, but reliable hosting solutions, distributors presented a transitional hosting platform - the VPS web hosting server. This is a virtual simulation of a server that works just like a : dedicated server and is much more powerful than any shared webspace hosting solution. On the other hand, as numerous accounts are set up on the same physical web hosting server and each client pays for their account, the price for a private virtual server solution is much lower than the cost of a dedicated server. A small-scale virtual server account is a little more expensive than the most feature-rich shared website hosting account, but its resources exceed by far those of the shared webspace hosting account.

Virtual Private Web Server Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each individual account is isolated from all other accounts on the web server, so each Virtual Private Server can run its own Operating System and be rebooted independently from the other ones. The VPS web servers are administered through a virtualization console where clients can have a look at all running processes and abort or restart them, update server-side applications, see the consumed and the remaining resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are only several instances of software platforms utilized for setting up and handling VPS server hosting plans. They involve various requirements about the CPU architecture, the OSs they support, etc. For example, Virtuozzo can operate on machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be installed on a web hosting server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these OSs to be activated on the concrete private virtual servers.

Managed VPS Server Services

The virtualization system offers the client the freedom to administer the VPS server autonomously from the provider, saving you the time you’d have waited for their technical support team to restart a given service or retrieve a backup. If the customer is not tech-savvy, however, many top hosting corporations like Lonex provide an optional upgrade that incorporates OS and software installation and update procedures, virtual web server backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting procedures. The impressive fact with 'Lonex' is that there are a couple of virtual hosting server data center locations to choose from: America, the UK and Australia.

Web Page Hosting Control Panels for VPS Web Hosting Servers

The domains and the web content on the virtual web server are administered through a web space hosting Control Panel GUI, similar to a classic shared web hosting plan’s. The contrast is that with hosting packages, clients obtain one concrete web space hosting CP, while with a private virtual web server plan, hosting providers usually provide a number of Control Panels to pick from, and the more advanced customers can install and make use of the site hosting CP they like. Certain virtualization systems support installing a web hosting CP through them to make it simpler for the user. Sadly, the majority of the Control Panels are not charge-free. Some of them demand a monthly tax (cPanel wants 13 dollars/month, check out, while others require a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other site hosting Control Panels that restrict the amount of the hosted domains (Plesk). While we talk about web site hosting Control Panel-equipped private virtual web hosting servers, it's useful to point out that, by default, all Virtual Private Server hosting packages delivered by 'Lonex' arrive with the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. It includes unmetered hosted domain allowance. Hepsia is attainable at no additional licence cost, therefore the monthly price of the VPS server hosting package picked by the client does not fluctuate. Besides, Hepsia probably includes the finest Domain Manager on the hosting CP market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based Virtual Server Hosting Plans

The hosting CP user interface enables clients to manage domain name, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol and e-mail address accounts, to view bandwidth and load logs and to watch exhaustive stats regarding the consumed and the free system resources. Like the virtualization panels, the CPs are built to function under a specific Operating System. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the most popular website hosting Control Panels, runs only under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is tailored by the very same designer, operates solely under Windows. Other web site hosting Control Panels like Plesk and Hepsia support several Operating Systems. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of certain website hosting Control Panels over others is that they have several levels of control - administrator, reseller and customer. Each level can access a separate set of features governing the levels underneath, so it is easy to create a reseller web hosting website and commence making money by reselling web hosting plans to other individuals. As customers will watch what percentage of the resources is utilized, but will not be aware of the real numbers, even a small virtual server hosting account will be enough to run a small-size shared web page hosting hosting company and collect cash.

The Virtual Server: an Autonomous, Cut-Rate Solution

A private virtual web server is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support web sites such as a very popular web store or a huge corporate web page. As its administration is simple, it is the preferred choice of both inexperienced clients and experienced clients.