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What Does VPS Hosting Mean?

Up till a couple of years ago, the only way to obtain a functionality-rich website hosting package was to buy a dedicated server. As a consequence of recent software application developments, virtual hosting servers have been brought in and they've quickly become one of the most widely used web hosting solutions as they offer high performance at a quite affordable rate. Also popular as a VPS hosting or a virtual dedicated server, this web hosting server is an excellent solution for busy websites.

VPS Hosting - Is It Better Than Shared Server Hosting?

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Several virtual machines are created on a physical server, sharing its resources. Each virtual private server works exactly like a dedicated hosting server and its system resources are ensured, including the CPU load, RAM and web storage space allowances. These resources are much higher than those supplied by any shared hosting plan, so a Virtual Server is the most apt option for heavy resource-consuming script-powered portals with a lot of viewers, or if you want to host a substantial quantity of domains in one and the same user account.

The Virtualization Console of a Virtual Hosting Server

Each virtual private server is handled via a CP user interface, regularly referred to as a virtualization dashboard. This panel enables you to reboot the entire virtual private web hosting server or different services such as HTTP, MySQL, etc., to check and administer all active programs and to inspect the consumed and the remaining resources. As you will obtain complete root-level access, you can also install server-side applications that may be required for certain script-based platforms to perform, review comprehensive web traffic statistics and history of all the services running on the VPS hosting. One of the best strengths of the virtualization interface is that you can use it to quickly activate a Control Panel on the virtual server.

The Web Hosting Control Panel of a VPS Hosting

There are many different web hosting CPs, but some of them are more commonly used than the others - Hepsia, cPanel, Plesk and DirectAdmin. If you purchase a VPS hosting, you can utilize the hosting CP that the hosting accounts provider is offering, or you can install your own. This interface will allow you to handle domain names, files, databases, File Transfer Protocol accounts, mail aliases and everything related to your web hosting account. Managing a Virtual Server account is not different from administering a shared website hosting account, so if you have any experience with the latter, there will be nothing unfamiliar to you if you get a VPS hosting. More advanced users can access the private virtual server via an SSH console as well.

Gain Revenue With Your Virtual Private Hosting Server

One of the upsides of managing a Virtual Private Hosting Server is that some CP interfaces offer a reseller admin level, so you can set up and sell hosting plans. You can even set up reseller accounts and have other people do the whole job for you, so while you have a virtual web server for your sites, you can also gain good profit by offering the resources that you do not utilize. The reseller and hosting Control Panel tools can be combined with billing and client support software tools like WHMCS, AWBS or ClientExec, which permits you to set up different plans, to bill your clients directly and to provide a 24/7/365 client support service. As you get full server root access to the private virtual web server, you will be able to activate any server-side software or libraries that your customers may demand for their websites, so you will have supremacy over web hosting corporations that provide shared hosting services and cannot activate such applications.

VPS Hosting Services by RavenHawk Hosting

A virtual private server offers the optimal balance between performance and price and is the most suitable option for moderate-sized high resource-demanding web sites like online shops, social networks or company sites. With us you can see a bouquet of different VPS plans that come with invoicing and support platforms, a domain reseller account, and a hosting CP interface of your choosing. This gives you the opportunity to use the VPS web hosting server in any way you prefer - for private website hosting purposes or to begin a reseller web hosting business.