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To answer the need for economical, but reliable hosting solutions, distributors started a transitional web site hosting solution - the VPS web hosting server. This is a virtual imitation of a server that functions precisely like a dedicated server and is much more feature-rich than any shared hosting solution. On the other hand, as plenty of accounts are set up on the same physical machine and each person pays for their account, the price for a VPS web hosting solution is significantly lower than the cost of a dedicated hosting server. A small-scale Virtual Private Server plan is slightly more expensive than the most feature-rich shared website hosting plan, but its resources excel by far those of the shared hosting package.

Virtual Server Virtualization Consoles: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each particular account is isolated from the remaining accounts on the web hosting server, so each VPS web hosting server can run a different OS and be restarted independently from the other ones. The private virtual web servers are administered through a virtualization console where clients can observe all running tasks and abort or restart them, update server-side software, see the utilized and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are just a few instances of virtualization panels used for setting up and managing private virtual web server hosting packages. They have diverse requirements with respect to the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they support, and so on. For example, Virtuozzo can perform on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be activated on a server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these OSs to be activated on the actual VPS hosting servers.

Managed VPS Server Hosting Solutions

The virtualization panel gives the user the power to administer the private virtual hosting server independently from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you’d have waited for their support team to reboot a service or restore a backup. If the client is not proficient, however, various top hosting corporations such as 'Lonex.com' include an optional upgrade that includes Operating System and software installation and update operations, private virtual web hosting server backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. The astonishing issue with 'Lonex' is that there are a handful of private virtual web hosting server data center locations to select from: North America, Great Britain and Australia.

Control Panels for VPS Servers

The domain names and the content on the Virtual Private Server are manipulated via a webspace hosting CP interface, similar to a normal shared webspace hosting plan’s. The distinction is that with shared hosting packages, customers obtain one concrete web site hosting CP, while with a Virtual Private Server web hosting account, web hosting providers traditionally give a handful of web space hosting CPs to choose from, and the more expert customers can install and avail of the website hosting CP they desire. Some virtualization platforms support installing a web site hosting CP through them to render it easier for the user. Unfortunately, most site hosting CPs are not free of cost. Some of them require a monthly fee (cPanel asks for $13/month, have a look at BuycPanel.com), while others ask for a license tax (DirectAdmin). There are other web hosting Control Panels that limit the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we address hosting Control Panel-equipped virtual private hosting servers, it's good to point out that, by default, all VPS packages supplied by 'LONEX' contain the Hepsia web hosting Control Panel. It includes unmetered hosted domain name quotas. Hepsia is obtainable at no extra licence cost, hence the monthly price of the virtual private web server hosting account selected by the user does not fluctuate. Furthermore, Hepsia probably includes the best Domain Manager on the webspace hosting Control Panel market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Powered Virtual Private Server Hosting Accounts

The website hosting Control Panel GUI allows clients to manage domain names, files, databases, FTP and email mailbox accounts, to see bandwidth and load logs and to watch comprehensive statistics regarding the used up and the remaining system resources. Like the virtualization consoles, the hosting CPs are intended to operate under a certain Operating System. For example, cPanel, which is one of the most popular webspace hosting Control Panels, runs solely under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is fabricated by the very same firm, operates exclusively under Windows. Other webspace hosting Control Panels like Plesk and Hepsia support several Operating Systems. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of certain web hosting Control Panels over others is that they have several control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level has access to a separate set of functions controlling the levels underneath, so it is easy to launch a reseller hosting website and begin making money by offering hosting packages to other individuals. As clients will monitor what percentage of the resources is consumed, but will not be aware of the real figures, even a small private virtual hosting server package will suffice to start a small-sized site hosting firm and obtain cash.

The Virtual Private Hosting Server: an Independent, Low-Priced Solution

A VPS hosting server is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is powerful enough to support web pages such as a highly visited online store or a huge corporate portal. As its management is easy, it is the preferred pick of both inexperienced users and trained users.