VPS Hosting FAQ’s
A virtual private server is one big server that is partitioned, however it provides with a dedicated server like environment. These servers do not directly connect with the hardware they are operating on and they cannot connect directly with each other as well. The server is independent of the physical hardware thereby it is known as a virtual server. It provides with a private hosting space as the other VPS servers present on the node cannot interfere in the processes or the file system.
Instead of making the kernel and operating system to directly interface with the hardware components, the virtualization software intercepts the requests organizes them in a queue and manages their interpretation.
In order to determine which virtual private server will be perfect for your website, you must compare all the MilesWeb VPS hosting plans.
What are the advantages of using a VPS?
VPS hosting provides with almost all the features offered by a dedicated server however at a lower price. You will get the complete control of your VPS hosting account including full root access for installing the preferred applications which is not possible with a shared hosting account. As an isolated hosting environment is provided by the VPS, you get complete freedom for running the scripts. You can also send out a mailing list as you are provided with your own mail server and you don’t have to think about the mail server IP getting blacklisted.
Do I Need A VPS?
If you have outgrown the shared hosting platform or if you are looking for an alternative to the dedicated server, VPS hosting is the most appropriate hosting platform. There are higher possibilities that a virtual private server platform will perfectly synchronize with your website requirements and it will also be an affordable hosting solution.
While looking for a VPS hosting platform it is essential to look for the factors like signing up with a reputable web hosting provider, the time for which they have been in business, what kind of infrastructure they have and the technology provided.
Select Milesweb’s VPS hosting platform that provides with value and a variety of VPS hosting options that enable scalability and flexibility.
What resources are offered with VPS?
The virtual private server platform is a flexible hosting solution that is a little more than shared hosting and a little less than dedicated hosting in terms of resources, price and functionality. Similar to a dedicated server, any website hosted on a VPS has a private space that is uninterrupted by the other websites.
Do you offer a trial period?
We offer a trial period for 30 days money back guarantee. For selecting the appropriate VPS hosting package, you can check our website for more information. We provide VPS hosting service with full root access.
How long it will take to setup my account?
According to our procedures your VPS hosting account will be set up within 12 – 24 hours once the order is verified. The order will be verified through phone or email provided in your contact details.
Is it safe to host on a virtual private server?
If your website is hosted on a shared server, even after all the security measures, there might be breaches in the security. In terms of a VPS, there is a significant change in the security. Every VPS provides with an isolated hosting environment that safeguards the data, applications and processes.
Is it possible to upgrade to any other plan later?
Yes, MilesWeb enables you to upgrade to the desired web hosting platform. The upgrades within VPS will be done right away, there will be no downtime to your website. For the upgrade you will have to pay the difference amount.
What applications can be run from the VPS?
You can install most of the applications within the virtual private server without any major modifications. The website owners can also use the commercial applications successfully.
Which VPS control panels do you provide?
We provide with the WHM, cPanel and Plesk control panels
What type of payment gateways are available?
We accept payments through Paypal, bank transfer, cheques and cash payment. Google checkout will be added shortly.
Do you offer an uptime guarantee?
Yes a 99.95% uptime SLA guarantee is offered.
Will your company migrate my hosting account / website from other provider?
In case the control panel is the same, all you have to do is provide us with the login credentials of your existing hosting account and we will migrate the complete data. In case the control panel differs, migration process will be done manually by us. The website content and database will be migrated however the emails cannot be migrated.
Who should use a VPS?
The website traffic also grows with the business, if the website is not supported properly; there are possibilities that the overall performance might get hampered. Any business owner who plans expansion must consider a VPS as it is an affordable and powerful hosting solution. It is also a suitable hosting platform for anyone who needs specific or customized applications installed on the server. It is also an alternative to the dedicated server, so people considering dedicated server like hosting might also consider VPS hosting.
Do I get a dedicated IP address with the VPS hosting account?
Yes. You get 1 dedicated IP address through which you can run your own web, email and FTP servers. Moreover better results can acquired through the SEO endeavors with a dedicated IP address. We also provide additional ip’s with the VPS and for each additional ip we charge Rs.150 INR per month.
Variations according to the web hosting platforms:
|VPS Package||Dedicated Server|
|Shared RAM, Disk Space and CPU||Dedicated disk space and RAM, Shared CPU||Dedicated disk space and RAM and CPU|
|No Server Level Customization||Server level customization allowed||Server level customization allowed|
|All server level software are pre-installed||Server level software (OS, cPanel, Plesk and LAMP)||Server level software (OS, cPanel, Plesk, LAMP)|
|Full Customer Support||Full Customer Support||Full Customer Support|
|$3/mo – Buy Now||$20/mo – Buy Now||Check out the prices|
**Third party applications, customized applications or any other applications mentioned by the client will be supported on the VPS hosting and dedicated hosting platforms.
If you have any questions related to VPS or if you want more information please feel free to contact us, we are happy to answer all your calls and queries 24/7/365.
Milesweb.com Contact Details:
24×7 Live Chat Support
24×7 Email – sales @ milesweb.com
24×7 Phone 1-800-103-1811
We look forward to hearing from you.