VPS (Virtual Private Server) vs Dedicated Servers - Setup, Tutorial, Review

VPS (Virtual Private Server) vs Dedicated Servers – Setup, Tutorial, Review



VPS(virtual private servers) vs Dedicated Servers

Setup, Tutorial, Reviews

Virtual Private Server VPS
– now known as cloud hosting
– cloud computing

Think of a VPS as shared hosting.

Picture a pie.

One pie but several pieces.

One slice or piece is a Virtual Private Server.

2 Benefits:

1) Scaleable resources – pay for what you use, scale down if need be 2) Cost effective because only pay for what you use

Dedicated Server

No slices.

Now you own the whole pie.

You control 100% of the resources but it is less scaleable but more powerful.

– getting more resource allocation
– more hardware involved, more expensive than a vas on a monthly basis
– higher performance and speed
– 100% of the resources belong to you – traffic, diskspace, etc
– full control
– reboot
– host or sell reseller hosting to customers

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