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Are you looking for a server to launch your website?
YES, you are on the right track to know more about VPS and Dedicated server hosting to launch your website.
Before that firstly let’s know
What is VPS Hosting & How it works?
VPS stands for Virtual Private Server. Generally, VPS hosting is suitable for small business websites or heavy personal sites that need substantial resource limits. To put it in simple terms, VPS hosting is used where multiple websites use the same server but have their own limits on a set of resources like bandwidth and RAM.
VPS hosting works on a virtual shared server where you can host your website to isolate your physical server into multiple virtual servers. You are provided a space in a server along with other clients but you will get a dedicated IP and resources.
What is Dedicated Hosting?
A dedicated hosting is a type of web hosting in which a client has the exclusive access to an entire server, that is, the server given to the client can have its own set of resources and a dedicated IP. It is also known as the big cheese of the web hosting space.
STILL CONFUSED ABOUT CHOOSING BETWEEN VPS9 AND DEDICATED HOSTING?
HERE WE GO…
|Sl. No.||VPS Hosting||Dedicated Hosting|
|1.||Relatively cheaper than dedicated hosting since you will be sharing the resources with others.||Relatively expensive since you are provided with higher resource limitations and great performance.|
|2.||Basic technical knowledge is sufficient.||Requires advanced technical knowledge.|
|3.||Though you can install your own security software, you are still vulnerable if other sites on the server have a security breach.||Since you have a dedicated hosting server, you are responsible for your own security. You can install a good security software to protect your website.|
|4.||Loading speed depends on the surge in traffic to all the sites on the server simultaneously.||Loading speed depends on the resources available. It can be super quick if the resources are well managed.|
|5.||You get only one VPS, hence resources cannot be further sold.||You can create and sell multiple VPS with dedicated resources.|
|6.||Managed and unmanaged plans available.||Managed and unmanaged plans available.|
For your knowledge, a VPS hosting provider applies something called a virtual technique like KVM (Kernel virtual machine) to create VPS using a dedicated server for each customer. You just need to know that every VPS account is completely isolated from the other accounts.
The main advantage of dedicated Hosting is that you have full control over the actual physical server with dedicated resources, using which you can create multiple VPS on a server by using virtual techniques.
The server world is ever-changing and constantly evolving. It’s always good to keep in mind that your web host could potentially be a long-term solution. Take your own time and make an educated decision when choosing between a virtual private server and a dedicated environment.