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To meet the demand for cut-price, but reliable hosting solutions, distributors launched a midway website hosting solution - the virtual private web hosting server. This is a virtual emulation of a server that works quite like a dedicated server and is much more feature-rich than any shared web hosting package. On the other hand, as a number of accounts are set up on the very same physical hosting server and each user pays for their account, the cost of a virtual server plan is considerably lower than the price for a dedicated server. A small-scale Virtual Private Server plan is slightly more expensive than a hi-end shared website hosting package, but its resources exceed decidedly those of the shared webspace hosting account.

VPS Virtualization Platforms: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each specific account is insulated from the remaining accounts on the server, so each VPS web hosting server can run a separate OS and be rebooted independently from the other ones. The private virtual hosting servers are managed through a virtualization panel where users can see all running processes and stop or restart them, update server-side software applications, take a look at the consumed and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are merely a couple of instances of software systems utilized for creating and managing private virtual server hosting accounts. They involve diverse requirements concerning the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they are compatible with, etc. For example, Virtuozzo can work on machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be installed on a server running both Windows and Linux OSs, and permits both of these OSs to be activated on the actual virtual private hosting servers.

Managed VPS Hosting Services

The virtualization system offers the customer the freedom to administer the private virtual server independently from the hosting provider, sparing you the time you’d have waited for their technical support staff to restart a specific service or retrieve a backup. If the customer is not competent enough, however, a couple of top hosting corporations such as 'Lonex.com' include a voluntary upgrade that encompasses OS and software application installation and update operations, virtual web hosting server backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting operations. The astonishing fact with 'Lonex.com' is that there are a couple of virtual private web hosting server datacenter facility locations to choose from: the USA, the UK and Australia.

Web Hosting CPs for Virtual Web Hosting Servers

The domain and the content on the Virtual Private Server are managed through a website hosting Control Panel user interface, similar to a classic shared web hosting plan’s. The difference is that with shared hosting plans, users obtain one specific Control Panel, while with a VPS hosting server package, hosting providers typically provide a couple of web site hosting CPs to choose from, and the more expert customers can install and utilize the hosting Control Panel they desire. Some virtualization platforms support installing a hosting Control Panel through them to make things easier for the user. Unfortunately, most website hosting CPs are not free of cost. Some require a monthly tax (cPanel requests thirteen dollars/month, take a peek at BuycPanel.com), while others demand a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other web page hosting CPs that restrict the amount of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we talk about website hosting Control Panel-supplied virtual servers, it's useful to point out that, by default, all virtual private web hosting server plans provided by 'Lonex Hosting' include the Hepsia website hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unlimited hosted domain name quotas. Hepsia is obtainable at no extra licence cost, so the monthly cost of the VPS server account picked by the user does not change. Furthermore, Hepsia probably offers the greatest Domain Manager on the site hosting Control Panel market.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Based Virtual Private Web Server Hosting Packages

The web space hosting Control Panel user interface allows clients to administer domain names, files, databases, FTP and email mailbox accounts, to see web traffic and load logs and to keep track of comprehensive statistics about the used up and the free system resources. Like the virtualization consoles, the website hosting Control Panels are designed to work under a specific Operating System. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the best known site hosting CPs, performs solely under Linux CentOS, while Enkompass, which is built by the very same designer, functions exclusively under Windows. Other web space hosting CPs such as Plesk and Hepsia support several platforms. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The superiority of given hosting CPs over others is that they have different levels of control - administrator, reseller and client. Each level has access to a different set of functions governing the levels underneath, so it is simple to build a hosting reseller website and commence making money by reselling web hosting services to other people. As clients will know what percentage of the system resources is consumed, but will not know the actual figures, even a low-end Virtual Private Server hosting account will be enough to set up a small-size web site hosting enterprise and make cash.

The VPS Server: an Autonomous, Moderately Priced Solution

A private virtual web hosting server is a relatively cheap web hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support sites such as a busy online store or a big corporate web page. As its management is easy, it is the preferred choice of both tyros and experienced users.