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To fulfill the demand for budget, but reliable hosting solutions, companies introduced an intermediate web hosting environment - the private virtual hosting server. This is a virtual emulation of a web hosting server that operates quite like a dedicated servers and is much more advanced than any shared web hosting plan. At the same time, as numerous accounts are set up on the same physical machine and each client pays for their account, the cost of a VPS web hosting server plan is significantly lower than the cost of a dedicated web server. A basic Virtual Private Server plan is a little more expensive than a hi-end shared web page hosting plan, but its resources excel by far those of the shared account.

VPS Hosting Server Virtualization Panels: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each separate account is isolated from all other accounts on the web hosting server, so each VPS web server can run its own Operating System and be rebooted autonomously from the other ones. The VPS servers are managed via a virtualization panel where customers can keep track of all running processes and terminate or reboot them, update server-side software applications, have a look at the utilized and the remaining system resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are only a few instances of virtualization systems utilized for creating and handling VPS hosting packages. They involve different requirements regarding the CPU architecture, the Operating Systems they are compatible with, and so on. For instance, Virtuozzo can function on machines with x86 or AMD64 microprocessors, can be installed on a server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the actual VPS hosting servers.

Managed Private Virtual Web Server Services

The virtualization panel lends the user the power to manage the virtual private hosting server autonomously from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you’d have waited for their customer support team to restart a given service or recover a backup. If the user is not competent enough, however, several top hosting providers such as 'Lonex.com' include a voluntary upgrade that encompasses OS and software application installation and update procedures, VPS hosting server backups, as well as dedicated admin support and troubleshooting operations. The astonishing issue with 'Lonex.com' is that there are several virtual private web hosting server datacenter locations to pick from: the USA, the UK and Australia.

Website Hosting CPs for VPS Servers

The domain name and the content on the Virtual Private Server are administered through a website hosting CP interface, similar to a regular shared web space hosting plan’s. The contrast is that with shared website hosting packages, customers receive one particular web site hosting Control Panel, while with a VPS web server plan, web hosting providers typically provide a couple of web page hosting Control Panels to select from, and the more experienced users can install and use the web site hosting CP they wish. Certain virtualization systems support installing a web page hosting CP through them to make things easier for the user. Unluckily, most site hosting Control Panels are not free of cost. Some of those demand a monthly tax (cPanel charges $13/month, take a look at BuycPanel.com), while others request a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other site hosting CPs that restrict the amount of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we speak of webspace hosting CP-supplied virtual web servers, it's worthwhile to state that, by default, all private virtual server accounts provided by 'Lonex Web Hosting' are furnished with the Hepsia hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unmetered hosted domain quotas. Hepsia comes at no extra licence charge, hence the monthly price of the private virtual web server plan chosen by the user does not alter. Moreover, Hepsia probably offers the finest Domain Manager on the web space hosting Control Panel marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Driven Virtual Server Hosting Plans

The webspace hosting CP interface permits users to administer domains, files, databases, FTP and e-mail address accounts, to observe traffic and load logs and to keep track of elaborate stats regarding the utilized and the left system resources. Similar to the virtualization panels, the web space hosting CPs are built to perform under a given Operating System. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the most widespread hosting CPs, functions only under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is tailored by the same firm, operates only under Windows. Other web page hosting CPs like Plesk and Hepsia are compatible with several OSs. Hepsia supports the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of given hosting Control Panels over others is that they include different control levels - administrator, reseller and client. Each level can access a different set of features governing the levels beneath, so it is simple to establish a reseller hosting website and start making money by offering website hosting services to other persons. As clients will monitor what percentage of the system resources is consumed, but will not observe the actual figures, even a small-size virtual web server plan will suffice to launch a small-size web page hosting enterprise and earn money.

The VPS Server: an Autonomous, Cut-Rate Solution

A virtual private hosting server is a relatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support online portals such as a busy web store or a huge corporate portal. As its management is easy, it is the preferred choice of both inexperienced users and accomplished clients.