What is a Virtual Private Server (VPS)?
A virtual private server, also known as a VPS, acts as an isolated, virtual environment on a physical server, which is owned and operated by a cloud or web hosting provider. VPS hosting uses virtualization technology to split a single physical machine into multiple private server environments that share the resources.
For companies or individuals whose websites or applications have outgrown shared hosting, virtual private server hosting provides an experience similar to dedicated hosting without the high costs and maintenance overhead associated with a dedicated server.
With VPS, you get better performance, reliability, and security. Plus, you have a predefined amount of resources at your disposal whenever you need it—you don’t have to share RAM, CPU, disk space, or bandwidth with any other users.
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A VPS—or virtual private server—is a virtual machine that provides virtualized server resources on a physical server that is shared with other users. With VPS hosting, you get dedicated server space with a reserved amount of resources, offering greater control and customization than shared hosting.