When you have finally decided to take your business online, one thing that can make or break your online business is the type of hosting you choose for your website. Although Shared Hosting may seem lucrative, especially to beginners, due to its low-price factor, it may not be the ideal solution. Shared Hosting has its own set of limitations. With limited resources that may be a hurdle during traffic surges, Shared Hosting can put restrictions on your business growth. However, the alternative of leasing a Dedicated Server can come at a cost. This is where VPS Web Hosting comes into the picture.
VPS Hosting and its underlying mechanism
Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting works on the principle of virtualization, where a single physical server is split into multiple virtual environments, each having a fixed amount of resources and hosting a single website. They work in isolation from each other and give the impression of a Dedicated Server to the user. Since the resource allocated is fixed and not shared with other websites, VPS Web Hosting provides better security and reliability compared to a Shared Hosting plan. Also, the cost of VPS Hosting is less compared to a Dedicated Hosting plan due to the fact that the need for leasing out a complete server is eliminated.
Advantages of VPS Hosting for beginners
- Reliability: VPS provides better reliability and uptime compared to Shared Hosting. Usually, hosting providers keep a backup image of your VPS Server, which can be hosted