A VPS Hosting solution is based on the concept of virtualization where a physical server is divided into small virtual servers with the help of virtual partition that is created using Virtuozzo. A virtual server in VPS is an in between solution of dedicated server and shared hosting server. Virtual servers in VPS Hosting have their own space and do not affect the working of each other even though they are on the same server. Virtual server acts just like your dedicated server but shares the same physical server with the others. This is the reason why we call a virtual server or VPS Hosting an in between option of shared hosting and dedicated hosting.
VPS Hosting is available in two forms namely Windows VPS and Linux VPS. Windows VPS is very user-friendly and hence more popular. Also a Windows VPS Hosting is compatible with lots of applications so people generally prefer it. Windows VPS has windows as its operating system and hence is also compatible with lots of windows based applications and programs also. Both Windows VPS as well as Linux VPS perform equally well so you can choose any between the two as per your convenience.
The main advantages of VPS Hosting are its performance, dedicated resources, stability and scalability. All these are discussed in detail below.
1.Performance In VPS Hosting you will get your own personal server with its own resources. This way you will never be worried about your virtual servers performance as you will not be affected by your neighbors on the same physical server in any way. Your virtual server performs at its best and your visitors also enjoy quick loading times too.
2.Your personal dedicated resources In a virtual server you get your own dedicated IP as well as your own resources as per your choice. This makes your virtual server more efficient. The RAM as well as disk space on your server is for you only and you can use them the way you like.
3.Stability You do not have to face any bad neighbor effect on your virtual server and are only responsible for your working and not what the others are doing on their server. This makes your virtual server the most stable.
4.Flexibility You can choose operating system of your choice and use your server the way you like. Your virtual server works very similar to a dedicated server. Also you can change your VPS Hosting plan any time you want to.
5.Monitoring of your server Your virtual server is continuously monitored by your VPS Hosting provider. They make sure that your server is secured all the time.
6.Managed backups of your server Your hosting provider takes daily backups of your server which makes sure that you will never lose any data.
These are the main advantages of a VPS Hosting plan.