What Is the Advantage of
Using a VPS over a Dedicated
Table of Contents
Types of Web Servers
Difference Between a VPS
and a Dedicated Server
Benefits a VPS Offers over a
What is the advantage of using aVPS over a Dedicated Server? If you have ever wondered about it,
then this presentation is apt for you. Additionally, you will find comprehensive information on two
types of web servers, which are VPS and Dedicated Servers.
A web server is used in web hosting for hosting websites, in order to render the hosted sites accessible
online. Web server space can be availed from web hosting companies through their various web
hosting plans. Web servers, which are essentially servers, perform the following functions –
Hosts websites and store their files.
Receive requests that have been generated by browsers of site visitors.
Respond appropriately to the aforementioned incoming requests.
Process the stored files of the hosted websites.
A Dedicated Server hosts a single website on each web server. Hence, the entire resources of
the web server can be fully utilized by the hosted site, which enhances its speed and
performance. Since a single website is hosted on a web server, there isn’t any sharing of server
space. Due to this, the security gets augmented.
A Dedicated Server is able to offer a dedicated IP address, dedicated server space and
dedicated server resources along with server customization to the hosted site. Enhancement in
site speed, site security and site performance are the direct result of using Dedicated Servers
for hosting websites.
A VPS refers to a Virtual Private Server, which is a web server, that hosts multiple websites on a single
physical server that has been virtually segmented into multiple, isolated, independent servers. These
virtually created servers can install their own operating system and software and host webs