A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is identical in function to a dedicated physical server. An operating system is installed to the VPS, and users have full access to control the system and install/run software. VPS’s suffer slightly in performance compared to a physical server, depending on the user’s needs, but are less expensive. VPS’s, due to their software nature, are also much more easily setup and configured.
What Tasks Should a VPS be Used For?
VPS’s excel in many areas, both increasing productivity, and lowering costs. Some of the many areas are:
What Should a VPS Not Be Used For
VPS’s should not be used for tasks that require a lot of post processing on the server. Due to their virtual nature, the performance of a VPS can be much slower then a dedicated server, if it is given task it was not designed to handle. Such tasks can include:
Advantages of a VPS
A VPS contains nearly all of the functionality to a dedicated physical server, as well as several advantages. Advantages are:
A VPS is a compelling option for businesses looking to operate their own server, without the high initial cost and commitment of purchasing a dedicated server. A VPS is also a more modular system, able to be more easily setup and configured then a dedicated server. Packetworks is able to provide the technology to power your VPS with high bandwidth internet and lightning fast speeds.
Copyright © 2017 Packetworks — Created by Barefoot Creative