VPS vs Cloud Server


Posted on 27th October 2010 by cloudhostingguy in Cloud Hosting

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Virtual Private servers (VPS) are a wonderful innovation in the internet service world. It allows persons to economize on costs while not cutting back on the service that they receive. What happens is that a single server is divided into many virtual servers and still is able to provide all the resources of a dedicated server. It is the midpoint between dedicated and shared hosting.

Some of the best thing about VPS is that it is very easy to use so that applications and software can run with ease. It offers the option to add more resources if necessary which make sit the perfect solution for many businesses. It is also able to host a number of unique websites. Virtual private servers are ultimately cheaper than the other hosting services.

Unlike cloud hosting the virtual private server is your responsibility. You have to do all the initial legwork, sort out security, get updates and perform maintenance.  Performance may also be an issue as you have to share resources on the same server.

Cloud hosting, on the other hand is a service which offers power and resources from a network of servers. The cloud as it is often called is the provision of computing resources that have been grouped together and delivered via the internet. This allows for the limitations on resources to be virtually non existent. It optimizes on bandwidth with the use of major connectivity providers and fully redundant networks.

The customer is able to have access to as much or as little resources as they need without restriction. It is an extremely cost effective and ultimately reliable service. Companies will also be pleased to know that will not incur any additional overhead or need to purchase any additional inventory to utilize the service. Another great benefit is that it bills the customer on what they use only. Its billing process is much like a utility bill. This is a relief to many as they will have the added security of knowing that they will not incur any charges for services that they did not use at all during the billing period.

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