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Dec, 18

What is the Linux VPS?

  • by Sophia H
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What is the Linux VPS?

The Virtual Private Server (VPS) is created by dividing the powerful servers to multiple virtual servers and the Linux VPS is the VPS that its operating system is one of the Linux versions such as Debian, CentOS, Ubuntu and etc.


Advantages of the Linux server

  1. Linux servers do not get the virus easily and because of the high security of the Linux operating system, the Linux VPS is so appropriate for web hosting.
  2. The Linux server is more popular because of the cheapness, the lightness and its open source features for most of the software associated with it. Linuxis Ideal for open source software like PHP/Perl, ROR, Java, Python, SSH, CGI, FrontPage Extensions.
  3. Linux consumes less RAM and is more stable.
  4. The popular control panels such as cPannel and Direct Admin are installed on this operating system.

Disadvantages of the Linux server

  1. You should type commands for working with Linux (of course, it's possible to install a graphical environment)
  2. The Linux server needs to be managed. It's not like buying and installing a CMS (Content Management System) on web host, instead, it should always be monitored.



Sophia H

My name is Sophia H. My degree is MS in Information Technology Engineering. I have been working for 5 years on Java developing (j2ee), Computer Networking (Optical Networks), Virtualization and Hosting.