VPS Knowledge Base
Virtual Private Servers commonly known as VPS, enable you to save all files and data for your website on webspace that has been configured to look and feel like a dedicated server.
Configuring and running a cloud server environment requires a high level of expertise which in the end can provide you with stable running VPS on virtualisation.
We have written a detailed article about the meaning of Virtualization and how it works, but still listed below are some basic know-how about VPS.
How VPS is created?
VPS is basically created by distributing one or more than one physical server resources to create virtual servers.
In a layman level, It is like Linux Shared Hosting or Windows Shared Hosting but with full access.
As you have full access to your Virtually created server, you can manage the application with more control without any limitation.
Let’s take an example of Java Application, In a Shared hosting environment do not support java application but the same can be done in VPS.
Let’s imagine you want to register a DLL for your application and you want administrator access, this can be done in our Windows VPS Hosting.
How Much is a VPS Hosting Cost?
The Basic VPS Hosting Plan starts from Rs.500/m.
But do keep consideration for the management cost if you are looking to outsource managed service.
There is VPS provider you will offer you cheap VPS hosting in India, however, the performance also not reliable.
The Cheapest VPS Hosting India plan we have is the basic plan.
However, We only recommend this server for VPN setup, This is the best VPS hosting in India plan which is specially designed for VPN setup in India.
Managed or unmanaged VPS Solution?
When you talk about Virtual Private Server hosting in India, you also have to think about the expertise involved in managing a VPS Server.
All plan listed above is low cost VPS hosting India plan, due to which they are unmanaged.
Netspace (India) understand the requirements of customers due to which all VPS plan comes with the option to add Managed solution as an addon pack.
Service which is included in Managed Services under VPS Plan
- VPS operating System / Control Panel installation and reinstalls
- Repair of any VPS service that is not functioning, like:
- Web Server (Apache, Http)
- Mail Server (Exim, Mail Enabled)
- DNS Server
- SQL Server (Mysql, MSSQL)
- FTP Server
- Installation of Windows Updates if required
- Initial IIS server setup and installation.
- .Net installation
Above are a few examples, Do contact our support team if you have any specific requirements and we will be happy to help you out.
Which OS Should I go for?
Most of the customer’s windows VPS hosting India plan, due to the fact that they are using windows at there work or home PC.
You should go for Windows OS in your VPS plan if you have any of the following requirements:
- Use VPS as a workstation
- A requirement of the .Net based application.
- Use of MSSQL database
- Use of any kind of application which required Windows OS a base.
apart of the above-listed point, everything else can be managed through Linux Based OS.
Selecting a Linux VPS Plan you will able to get cheap VPS hosting plan as windows OS required a licence to operate.
Tips and Tricks of VPS
The best tip for selecting a VPS server is to understand the requirements of your application.
Most of the basic website will work fine in a shared web hosting India environment, The next point explains this point in details.
Shared VS VPS Hosting
When a customer shift from shared hosting to the VPS hosting plan, the first thing he notices is the power of administrator or root account.
Customers are able to get more control of the server environment and work as a dedicated server even with shared resources.
In the share hosting the resources are limited and there is very low space for upgradation. But, when you Need more RAM or CPU in VPS server, you can simply upgrade to a higher version of VPS.
Netspace (India) Provide high CPU resources machine, memory intense optimised machine. Do, you can decide which one to go about.
When is the right time to switch from VPS to Dedicated Server
Whenever you feel your application require more control and more resources than shared hosting then is the right time to upgrade to VPS server.