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To fulfill the demand for economical, but reliable hosting solutions, vendors initiated a midway hosting environment - the virtual web hosting server. This is a virtual simulation of a web hosting server that acts precisely like a dedicated hosting and is much more advanced than any shared webspace hosting account. On the other hand, as many accounts are set up on the very same physical machine and each customer pays for their account, the price for a VPS server hosting plan is significantly lower than the price for a dedicated web server. A basic Virtual Private Server plan is a bit more high-priced than the most feature-rich shared web space hosting plan, but its resources surpass decidedly those of the shared site hosting account.

Virtual Hosting Server Virtualization Consoles: OpenVZ and Virtuozzo

Each individual account is isolated from all other accounts on the web hosting server, so each VPS server can run a different OS and be restarted autonomously from the remaining ones. The virtual servers are administered via a virtualization console where users can see all running processes and abort or restart them, update server-side software, have a glimpse at the utilized and the remaining resources, and much more. OpenVZ, Virtuozzo, Virtual PC and VMware are just a couple of examples of software programs used for setting up and managing VPS hosting server plans. They have various requirements regarding the central processing unit architecture, the OSs they support, and so on. For example, Virtuozzo can function on physical machines with x86 or AMD64 processors, can be activated on a web hosting server running both Windows and Linux Operating Systems, and permits both of these Operating Systems to be activated on the actual Virtual Private Servers.

Managed VPS Server Hosting Services

The virtualization panel offers the user the power to administer the virtual web hosting server autonomously from the web hosting provider, saving you the time you’d have waited for their technical support team to reboot a particular service or recover a backup. If the client is not competent enough, however, several top hosting vendors such as 'NTChosting' have an optional upgrade that incorporates OS and software application installation and update operations, Virtual Private Server backups, as well as dedicated administrator support and troubleshooting operations. The remarkable detail with 'NTC Hosting' is that there are a handful of virtual private hosting server datacenter facility locations to select from: North America, Great Britain and Australia.

Site Hosting CPs for Virtual Hosting Servers

The domain and the web content on the virtual private web hosting server are handled via a web hosting CP GUI, similar to a common shared site hosting account’s. The distinction is that with shared hosting plans, customers receive one concrete hosting CP, while with a VPS package, hosting providers commonly present a handful of website hosting CPs to choose from, and the more competent users can install and make use of the hosting Control Panel they wish. Certain virtualization panels support installing a web space hosting CP through them to make it simpler for the client. Unfortunately, most webspace hosting Control Panels are not free of cost. Some of those require a monthly tax (cPanel charges $13/month, take a glimpse at BuycPanel.com), while others require a license fee (DirectAdmin). There are other web space hosting CPs that restrict the number of the hosted domain names (Plesk). While we speak of webspace hosting Control Panel-supplied private virtual servers, it's worth stating that, by default, all Virtual Private Server hosting packages delivered by 'NTChosting' offer the Hepsia site hosting Control Panel. The latter offers unlimited hosted domain allowance. Hepsia is available at no extra licence charge, thus the monthly cost of the virtual server web hosting package selected by the customer does not fluctuate. Besides, Hepsia perhaps has the finest Domain Manager on the webspace hosting CP marketplace.

CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Powered Private Virtual Server Hosting Accounts

The hosting Control Panel user interface allows users to administer domain names, files, databases, FTP and email accounts, to keep track of bandwidth and load logs and to view exhaustive stats regarding the used up and the free resources. Similar to the virtualization panels, the webspace hosting Control Panels are intended to work under a specific OS. For instance, cPanel, which is one of the best known hosting Control Panels, performs only under Linux CentOS, whereas Enkompass, which is designed by the very same firm, works exclusively under Windows. Other web site hosting Control Panels such as Plesk and Hepsia support several Operating Systems. Hepsia is compatible with the CentOS, Debian and Ubuntu Linux distributions. The advantage of certain web site hosting Control Panels over others is that they include different levels of control - administrator, reseller and customer. Each level can access a separate set of specifications governing the levels beneath, so it is simple to create a reseller hosting website and begin making money by offering hosting accounts to other people. As clients will know what percentage of the resources is utilized, but will not be able to see the actual numbers, even a low-end private virtual web server hosting plan will suffice to start a small-size web page hosting corporation and earn money.

The VPS Hosting Server: an Autonomous, Moderately Priced Solution

A virtual web hosting server is a comparatively cheap hosting service, but it is advanced enough to support online portals such as a busy web store or a large corporate portal. As its management is simple, it is the favored pick of both rookies and knowledgeable clients.