Selection of a web hosting server is not an easy task especially when one has plenty of options. People with limited budget websites have to look out for cheap and reliable hosting server and countless web hosting companies have made it even more difficult. Most people these days got confused while choosing a hosting plan as they don’t have enough information about servers, in order to make it a bit easier people narrow down their options to VPS hosting and shared hosting server.
Now the first question that might pop-up in your head is that which one is better? Well there are some key elements which make both different in terms of performance. If we consider shared hosting server, in shared server one has to share it with several other users which means one has to distribute server resources with others. As there are multiple users on the server so it makes shared hosting a bit insecure, anyone having knowledge about complexity of server security can easily get in the server and might damage your information. Not only this being on shared server means you are restricted, you have limited server resources and power to access the server. Even being a bit insecure hosting server it works fine with small websites or blogs that don’t expect much traffic and don’t require large space, besides that’s all you can get in cheapest hosting server.
In context to shared hosting server, virtual private server is more consistent and stable. In VPS hosting one has wide range of options to modify it according to his/her website requirements. With VPS one has liberty to choose server specs along with different combinations such as operating system (OS) assortment with appropriate control panel. One of the major differences in shared and VPS hosting is how they behave, VPS is based on single physical server on which various virtual dedicated servers are working on the origin of software. Every VDS is different from other and have no connection with each other that ensures better security and provide one authority over the server. One can configure its security according to his/her will, install and delete any application from his VDS without affecting any other VDS. It is suitable for professional websites that require more secure and stable hosting server along with efficient traffic control. It is a bit costly then shared hosting server but more reliable and useful as well.
One can analyze the nature of website before choosing any of these hosting servers, for small websites and blogs shared hosting is suitable but for professional websites VPS hosting is a sensible choice.