Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
What is VPS (Virtual Private Server) ?
A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is one instance of a Virtual Server. It has its own operating system, applications and data which are all isolated from all other data that resides on the physical server. A Virtual Private Server can enable you to leverage the benefits of dedicated servers at a fraction of the cost.
What are the advantages of a Linux VPS
VPS Hosting ( Linux / Windows ) gives you the functions and features and of a managed dedicated server but without the price. You have full control of your VPS including full root access to install your own applications not viable on a shared hosting environment. Since a VPS is an isolated hosting environment it allows you more freedom to run scripts that aren’t allowed on a shared hosting environment such as sending out a mailing list and since you get your own mail server you don’t have to worry about other users blacklisting the mail server ip, it allows you to create reseller accounts if you are a reseller, and more..
What is the difference between a VPS and shared hosting ?
VPS is an isolated environment with your own resources whereas in a shared hosting environment the server resources are shared among all accounts on the server. In a shared environment you are restricted to use the features enabled by your provider whereas in a virtual isolated private environment you are free to disable/enable features suitable for your website.