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|A VPS – Virtual Private Server is basically a physical server which is single and split up within limited users. This is similar to hosting set-up of shared server in which most of the accounts are situated on same server. Major difference in between these two is VPS accounts possess a few users on each box owing to which users get complete control on the server’s section. The virtual software splits users from one another and you are isolated from its affect via other people on the server.
Cloud hosting utilizes distributed resources on various physical servers. Redundancy permits a seamless conversion to other servers in the network in case of hardware failure. Similar to the hard drive setup of RAID 5, you can witness the resource as server; however, various systems are working behind it.
Cloud CPs are made with keeping deployment and quick provisioning in the mind. Process of getting new database, resource, and new virtual server takes just some clicks via administrative panel. Virtual Private Server needs the upgradation of service manually, call in order to reach tech support, and sending support ticket to service provider. In all these regards, private cloud become much convenient option.
One of the main differences in between cloud and VPS hosting is hardware location. A VPS is hosted offsite, on the third-party location; however, private cloud is located onsite, right at the location of data center. The cloud service providers specifically use the hardware solely to not share the cloud with another users.
Private cloud hosting is expensive in the terms of hardware, in this hosting you need to bear the cost of installation, hardware, maintenance, and set-up. Although, if you opt for hosted cloud, then you won’t have complete control or access on the server or have onsite option. In such a scenario, Virtual Private Server (VPS) is less expensive and an affordable option in comparison to dedicated hosting. If you are looking for server with a reasonable price, look no further than VPS.