Whats are the basic differences between VPS & Shared Hosting

Knowing the difference between VPS & Shared hosting will help in making a more informed decision.

What is Shared Hosting?
  • This is the most common type of hosting due to its low cost.
  • Sharing the server resources with all websites & emails on the same server.
  • Individual hosting accounts are limited to a max of 25% of the CPU capacity.
  • Email resources are also limited to spread processing power evenly.
  • Bulk Emailing is not encouraged, and stopped or restricted in some cases.
  • Email IP connections are also limited per hour quotas to even the resources between the hosting accounts.
  • Low cost
What is VPS Hosting? (Virtual Private Server)
  • Each hosting package is created in a 'container'
  • What happens in this container does not effect other accounts on the same server
  • 100% CPU access
  • Full email functionality, including Bulk Emails.
  • No shared resources.
  • Live streaming, faster websites.
  • High email loading & sizing.
  • Higher costing than shared, but significantly lower than dedicated servers.

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