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What exactly is VPS???

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by kismat, Oct 28, 2012.

  1. kismat

    kismat Newbie

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    I see many people here, posting about VPS. Some selling windows VPS and some are looking to buy them !! I googled about it, but still couldn't figure out what exactly is VPS??
     
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    VPS: Vulg@r P0rn Sites!

    Have you checked the en.wikipedia.org for the word? They have the ability to make you understand whatever the Word means to them!



    P.S.: Forgot to mention j/k:D
     
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  3. Rapper

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    VPS (Virtual Private Sever) ... It's just like a computer ... You can connect and control it online.... And you can just leave it open your software 24/7
     
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    Searching for this thread title on google should give you more detailed information about What's VPS and its purpose. etc...,

    Virtual Private Servers are just like any other computer but located somewhere around the world.

    You connect to VPS with remote desktop(on windows).

    VPS generally comes with 10/100/1000Mbps internet connection speed.

    VPS run 24/7 without the need to shut down.

    You can use VPS to run heavy duty SEO softwares like Scrapebox,Xrumer,Senuke or to simply host your websites.
     
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  5. Zapdos

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    A VPS is a virtual operating system (guest OS) running on a main OS (host OS). You can have many guest OS' and they can all be different. They all run using the same hardware on that server, but it can be allocated to each guest OS seperately as if it was it's own physical server. It has the exact same functionality a normal OS has with nearly no problems (some software blocks VMs.) Due to the nature of VMs you can only have a very limited amount per server (assuming 32gb RAM is on the server, you could probably get away with ~256 VMs but with massive slowdowns. VMs are normally limited to only 4-60 on a server.

    The difference between a dedicated server and a VPS is that other people are on the same server. They share the same resources (granted you may have dedicated resources) and normally harddrives.
    The difference between a shared server and a VPS is that with a VPS you can control everything on the server and install your own software.
     
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  6. kismat

    kismat Newbie

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    Thanx for this awesome reply. I read articles on wiki too, but didnt understand nything. Well but know after reading ur explanations i am getting the idea of VPS. thanx