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What is a VPS and what control panel do you use?
What is a VPS and what control panel do you use?
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Written by Carlos Escalante
Updated over a week ago

We're excited to introduce you to the world of Virtual Private Servers (VPS) at StableHost – your gateway to a dedicated hosting experience without the complexities of managing a full server.

Imagine a dedicated server divided into individual slices, with each slice functioning as an independent server. That's precisely what a VPS, or Virtual Private Server, offers. It provides you with your own dedicated portion of a server, ensuring that your resources are exclusive to you. This dedicated allocation of resources sets VPS apart from shared hosting, where resources are shared among numerous websites.

VPS is the natural progression for users who have outgrown shared hosting environments but are not yet prepared for the full-scale commitment of a dedicated server. It offers the perfect balance, allowing you to enjoy enhanced performance, flexibility, and control, all within a cost-effective framework. With VPS, you can accommodate higher traffic volumes and resource-intensive applications, ensuring a seamless online experience for your visitors.

When you choose a VPS plan, you're allocated a specific amount of resources – CPU, RAM, storage, and bandwidth – based on the plan you purchase. Unlike shared hosting, where resources are distributed among thousands of websites, VPS ensures that the allocated resources are dedicated solely to your virtual server. This exclusive resource allocation translates into improved performance, reliability, and responsiveness for your websites and applications.

One of the key advantages of VPS is the freedom it provides. These servers come with fresh operating system installations, offering a clean slate for your customization needs. You have the liberty to install any software, packages, or applications you require. However, it's important to note that proficiency in using the Linux command line is beneficial, as it grants you full control over your server environment, allowing you to tailor it to your exact specifications.

Keep in mind that we use the SolusVM control panel. For more information about SolusVM, please read their website at

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