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There is no wonder that so many users have started setting up their own functionality-rich online portals resorting to free-of-charge software apps that are easy enough to use even for newcomers. And thanks to all the free design skins that are available on the World Wide Web, quite many sites come into existence, which need a hosting service such as the VPS hosting one.

What is Virtual Web Server Hosting?

Hosting is a service, which permits you to upload your web site on a server in order to take it online and a VPS is a virtual hosting server - it functions like a dedicated server, providing complete root access to the client, but it shares the resources of the physical machine with other Virtual Private Server accounts. In other words, VPS hosting is a web site hosting service offered on a virtual server, which is growing more and more famous because of the autonomy you have when it comes to server setup. VPS web servers are often utilized by software developers and programmers as a testing ground where they can notice how their product would work under diverse conditions.

Virtual Private Server Web Hosting Types

If we begin to distinguish at the core level, we need to start with the individual Operating Systems, the most essential types being:

Linux VPS server hosting - it is usually favored owing to the more affordable setup and maintenance rates and the possibility to modify the OS as per the needs of the customers based on the capabilities of the administrators, since Linux is open-source.

Windows VPS hosting - being more expensive makes Windows a final refuge when you desire to host apps that cannot function on a different platform and there are quite a few of them, so the Windows virtual web server hosting platform is very widespread as well.

Maybe the most widely used web hosting software is LAMP, which signifies Linux, Apache, MySQL and PHP, and it introduces several more virtual server hosting types beside Linux VPS web hosting:

VPS server hosting with Apache - each hosting service demands a web server that will serve the web pages to the browsers and Apache is among the most famous web servers; actually, back in 2009, it was the first to hit the 100 million web site benchmark.

VPS web hosting with MySQL - there are many varieties of database management systems that can be used on a private virtual hosting server but MySQL is definitely one of the most popular ones used in web apps. It is favored because of its plain structure and swift speed.

Virtual Private Server hosting with PHP - PHP is a multi-function scripting language used in the development of many sites and web applications, so it is only normal that it is popular with the majority of web space hosting solutions, incl. virtual web servers.

Other Virtual Private Server web hosting types that can be differentiated are: virtual web server hosting with PostgreSQL - a more complex and full-featured database variety; Virtual Private Server web hosting with CGI and Virtual Private Server hosting with Perl - these two script languages are also regularly used for web applications and websites and normally they are used in combination with a Linux Operating System.

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