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What is VPS web hosting

VPS Hosting, namely Virtual Private Server Hosting, is built through partitioning some resources from real servers. VPS Hosting has its own independent IP, operating system and management platform, it’s identical to the real server in functions and uses, and the only difference lies in that it’s virtual, invisible and impalpable. VPS Hosting can divide a server into several virtual servers. Each VPS can be allocated with an independent public network IP address, operating system, super-large space, internal storage, CPU resources, executive program and system configuration, etc. In addition to multiple Virtual Hosting and unlimited enterprise mailboxes, users can also obtain functions of a standalone server, install programs automatically and restart the server alone. You won’t be affected by other user programs, instead, you’ll acquire much fairer resource allocation and much lower failure rate.

VPS Hosting is characterized by server virtualization and automation technology, it adopts the technology of operating system virtualization. VPS Hosting can realize sharing of hardware, software license and management resources.

What is cloud VPS

Cloud Server can also be regarded as a new generation of Shared Hosting: first, its hardware and network circuitry will be made into a “cloud”, then network interface API leading to the “cloud” will be offered to users. Here, what each user can share is no longer restricted to a specific server, but all servers in the cloud. Generally, with Cloud Server, users can obtain true root authority to reset and upgrade the operating system, which is unavailable for VPS Hosting users.

Strengths and Weaknesses of Cloud Server

Strengths

Cheap: Cloud Server services can be distributed across multiple servers, through which we can make full use of resources, reduce hardware, power, and maintenance costs. What’s more, fees for Cloud Server services are charged based on usage amount, which is particularly beneficial to small websites.

Reliable: because services are distributed across multiple servers or computer rooms, it’s thus not easy to result in computer shutdown. Such server is accident-resistant and fault-tolerant to keep computers at work.

Scalability is good: basic distributed architecture of Cloud Server enables users to easily add in more servers and extend service capability.

Weaknesses

Some users may worry about safety problems, and feel a lack of control over  services, for Cloud Server only provides network interface, thus all user data must comply with arrangements of the Cloud Server company, being entirely under control of the latter. Security and confidentiality of user data depend on professional ethics and protective capability of the Cloud Server company.

Best VPS hosting List

Web Hosting ProvidersMONTHLY PRICECPURAMStorageBandwidthDedicated IPView plan
Interserver VPS Hosting$6.001Cores1GB25GB1TBYes
1&1 VPS Hosting$4.99Intel® Xeon® Processors512 MB30 GB SSDUnlimitedYes
Media temple VPS Hosting$55multi-core Intel Xeon processors2GB20GB SSD2TBYes
Liquid VPS Hosting
(Editor’s Choice)
$592 Core Processor2GB40 GB SSD5 TBYes
Turnkey VPS Hosting$4.991Cores1 GB5 GB SSDUnmeteredYes

1.Interserver VPS Hosting

Interserver VPS can be divided into servers of Linux system and Windows system, without providing Windows control panel. CPU of the basic package has only 1 core, 1024MB memory, 25GB storage and 1TB Transfer, and the price is $6 per month for Windows server and $10 per month for VPS. Tryout period or money-back guarantee are not allowed, but you can cancel the transaction at any time. Fees should be paid monthly, if you paid yearly you can enjoy 10% discount. Computer rooms of Interserver VPS are located in Secaucus of New Jersey and Los Angeles respectively.

Interserver Vps

Interserver Vps FEATURES

To sum up, VPS is not expensive, and its functions will neither be good nor be bad, it’s worth a try for websites starting to have a certain amount of page view. Besides, it can be paid monthly, thus users can stop suing it at any time.

Cheapness.

Paid monthly, cancel at any time.

99.9% Uptime Guarantee

More than 100 program installation services.

See the picture

Interserver VPS UPGRADES

2.1&1 VPS Hosting

It has 1 vCore Intel® Xeon® Processors, 512 MB RAM, 30 GB SSD  storage space, and unlimited traffic. Price of the most basic package is $4.99 two months, namely you must use it for over two months then you can enjoy the bargain price of $4.99. But it’s normal and acceptable that providers will adopt such pricing strategy in order to form their own distinctive features.

Detailed configuration information of VPS is shown in the following picture, now let’s have a look at differences between Cloud S and Cloud M. You’ll discover that there’s no difference between them except for storage space, and the price is weird too.  Using Cloud S, you only need to pay $4.99 for the first year, after that you should pay $9.99 every month, while using Cloud M, you need to pay $4.99 yearly or $9.99 monthly. Therefore, Cloud S is more economical, for they only differ in storage.

1&1 vps

Price of only $4.99 for the first year is very attractive.

Unlimited Traffic

SSL Certificate icluded

Protection from phishing e-mails

Installation charge for Windows system is excluded.

cPanel available for $15/month

Mailbox storage is only 2 GB

3.Media Temple VPS Hosting

“Get award-winning live support, an industry-leading SLA , and just the right level of professional server management.It’s business-class VPS hosting, with plenty of peace of mind.”

This is what I have seen on the page of Media Temple VPS. Undeniably, Media Temple VPS has reassuring strengths, and is a business-class VPS Hosting. However, it has long been criticized for its high price, and its alleged advantages have also been questioned. But Media Temple has counterattacked these queries with its own strength, or it wouldn’t survive the highly competitive market.

Media Temple VPS

Looking at this form, I wonder if there’s any adulterate in 1&1 VPS’s unlimited traffic and storage space? What a difference between $4.99 per year and $55 per month!

Guaranteed 99.999% uptime

Automatic backups

1-click installs of 200+ apps

Performance & security scans

High performance hardware with SSD

24/7, no-excuses support

Expensive as always.

Extra fees are required for website migration.

4.Liquid Web VPS Hosting

VPS Hosting is not equal. Liquid is a sophisticated VPS Hosting provider, specializing in business VPS Hosting, with a wide range of enterprise hosting solutions and services. Hosting launched by Liquid is very appropriate for medium and small-sized enterprises, with only $59 every month for a VPS of 2 Core Processor and 2 GB RAM. Such price is reasonable and configuration not bad, thus if anyone plans to open a company, he should take Liquid Web Hosting into consideration.

liquid web vpsLiquid VPS Hosting

CloudFlare CDN is a good thing, which Liquid provides for free. If  your  website traffic comes from all over the world, then you’re suggested to open CDN. I’m sure Liquid will do a good job in security, the most important thing lies in that you can devote yourself to website construction instead of worrying about server problems.

FREE CloudFlare® CDN

Built-in Backups

Enhanced Security

DDoS Attack Protection

Easy Scalability

FREE Storm® Firewall

Installing custom operating systems is not allowed.

5.Turnkey VPS Hosting

Now with a 50% Off, Turnkey VPS Hosting only charges $4.99 per month, with a small storage capacity of only 5GB. Therefore, the basic package is not worthy of the price. As for the T40 package, its storage capacity is of 40GB, and RAM 4GB, while the price is only $14.99 per month. But fortunately, Bandwidth, Dedicated IPv4 Addresses and IPv6 /64 Subnet are not limited in use. Generally speaking, there are not many advantages, you should make a choice based on your own demand.

Turnkey VPS Hosting

Unmetered Bandwidth

1 Dedicated IP

FREE Website & Server Migrations

Storage capacity is of only 5GB.

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