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What's the difference between a VPS and an RDP?

Discussion in 'Web Hosting' started by ycfme, Jun 30, 2011.

  1. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    need clarity.
     
  2. rowebil

    rowebil Regular Member

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    I think you have two terms confused..

    A VPS is a computer, inside of a computer. It's not dedicated.(a machine to yourself!)

    They are cheaper, VPS.

    RDP is a protocol used for remote control with Window operating systems.
     
  3. thxflash

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    VPS- Virtual Private Server
    RDP - Remote Desktop Protocol

    RDP is normally included with a Windows VPS that will allow you to interact with the VPS via remote desktop as if it were sitting right in front of you.

    Hope that helps!
     
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  4. ycfme

    ycfme Power Member

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    Vps (virtual private server) is a server, rdp (remote desktop connection
    ) is a method of managing your vps.
     
  6. kryptocrap

    kryptocrap Registered Member

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    VPS is a virtual machine or virtual private server. Can be Linux or Windows.

    Other provider advertise a Windows VPS as "RDP", that means you will have to manage the VPS through RDP - it has no control panel like Plesk or cPanel.
     
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