Important Things To Know Before Choosing Windows VPS Hosting

November 11, 2011 / VPS Hosting Windows Hosting

What is Windows VPS hosting :

VPS stands for Virtual Private Server. In the case of VPS, users share their server maintenance cost and also resources but they get a good performance like a dedicated server. There are mainly two operating systems in the web hosting market: Linux (open source) and Windows (developed by Microsoft ). If any user chooses Windows operating system for his VPS then that is considered as a Windows VPS hosting. Windows VPS supports Windows applications like ASP, ASP.NET, and Sharepoint web pages as well as Microsoft SQL and Access databases.

Advantages of Windows VPS hosting:

  1. In the case of Windows VPS hosting, Windows is developed by Microsoft that’s why it is more secure.
  2. In the case of Windows VPS hosting, hosting providers provide dedicated IP addresses for their customers.
  3. Users can access their servers with their control panel.
  4. Users can reboot their servers as they wish.
  5. Linux VPS hosting can’t support any Microsoft products like ASP, ASP.NET, SharePoint, etc. but Windows VPS can support ASP, ASP.NET, SharePoint, Microsoft SQL, Access databases, etc.
  6. If users have high-traffic websites then Windows VPS would be suitable for them. (shared hosting is a cheap option but shared hosting can’t support high traffic.)

Check before you select Windows VPS hosting :

Assurance about backup:

There are many Windows VPS hosting providers in the hosting market. Many hosting providers get server backup on a weekly basis or many hosting providers get that on a monthly basis. You have to decide what kind of backup you want.

Server management :

Your hosting provider would be responsible for any kind of technical issue. You don’t have to spend your time managing your server. You can manage your core business with full concentration. So, you have to make sure that your server is fully managed.

Support :

You have to choose a hosting provider who provides 24/7 support by phone, live chat, or email with experienced technical staff. If the support quality of your hosting provider is good then you don’t have to suffer too much hassle.

Security :

In the case of web hosting security is a very important point. You have to ensure that your server is fully secure.

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