It is available as an add-on to an existing DreamHost plan or a standalone service. For example, on a shared server resources are shared by other users. On a VPS, these resources are more isolated which improves performance and helps to maintain stability.
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VPS, which stands for Virtual Private Servers, is a type of hosting solution that offers the user a high degree of control while remaining affordable. Gandi lists several flexible VPS hosting offers, each of them matching different needs in terms of resources. Discover our VPS hosting offers and learn more about this type of web hosting solution, which has become increasingly popular among web developers. Any knowledgeable web developer will greatly benefit from having direct root access to their virtual server, allowing them to control which software and features they want to have available. This type of web hosting offers an incredible amount of freedom. VPS hosting is the least expensive way for you to have full access to a dedicated server and all of its benefits. When you subscribe to one of our GandiCloud VPS solutions, you will get to choose from several Linux distributions we offer and install it onto your own virtual server. You can then configure this operating system however you want and to install the web development stack you want to create your websites and web applications. VPS hosting is a product for experienced users who want to optimize performance and maximize freedom on their server.
These hosting control panels provide you with all the options you need to configure your account. With a VPS , on the other hand, you get a server environment all to yourself. In most cases, your host will only go so far as to set up basic server software — such as Apache or Nginx — and the rest is up to you. You can also set up hosting control panels that will enable you to interact with your server using a GUI. Plus, learning how to use simple commands will teach you a lot about server management, which will almost certainly come in handy as your site grows.