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50 GB Storage
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VPS Web Hosting Clarified

There is no surprise that so many persons have started developing their own functionality-rich online portals availing of cost-free web apps that are simple enough to use even for newbies. And thanks to all the free-of-charge web skins that are obtainable on the World Wide Web, quite many websites come into existence, which require a website hosting service like the VPS hosting one.

What is VPS Web Hosting?

Web hosting is a solution, which allows you to upload your web site on a server so as to get it online and a VPS is a virtual hosting server - it works like a dedicated server, giving root-level access to the user, but it shares the system resources of the physical machine with other VPS web hosting accounts. So, VPS hosting is a web hosting service offered on a VPS web server, which is getting more and more widely used owing to the liberty you have in terms of server setup. VPS Web Hosting are frequently utilized by web site developers and programmers as a test platform where they can determine how their product would function under diverse circumstances.

VPS Web Hosting Varieties

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

Linux VPS web hosting - it is typically preferred thanks to the smaller setup and maintenance rates and the possibility to modify the Operating System as per the requirements of the clients on the basis of the skills of the administrators, because Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS web hosting - being more expensive renders Windows a final refuge when you wish to host applications that cannot perform on another Operating System and there are quite a few of them, so the Windows virtual server hosting platform is very common as well.

Perchance the most widely used VPS software platform is LAMP, which denotes Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces a few more virtual server web hosting varieties beside Linux private virtual server web hosting:

VPS web hosting with Apache - every hosting service demands a web server that will deliver the web pages to the web browsers and Apache is one of the most widely used servers; in fact, back in 2009, it was the first to pass the 100 million web site barrier.

VPS web hosting with MySQL - there are different sorts of database management systems that can be used on a virtual private web server but MySQL is certainly one of the most widespread ones utilized in web applications. It is favored thanks to its plain configuration and fast speed.

VPS web hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-purpose programming language used in the development of numerous websites and applications, so it is only normal that it is popular with most web hosting solutions, incl. VPS web hosting servers.

Other VPS web hosting varieties that can be differentiated are: VPS hosting with PostgreSQL - a more complex and fully featured database management system variety; private virtual server hosting with CGI and private virtual server web hosting with Perl - these two script languages are also frequently utilized for web applications and websites and generally they go with a Linux Operating System.