What is a Virtual Private Server (VPS)?

A virtual private server (VPS) is hosting technology that allows each VPS customer to receive their own dedicated resources of a server.

A Virtual Private Server (VPS) is an independent, virtual partition on a physical server. Think of a server with different “containers” within it. When you sign up for HostPapa VPS hosting, you get one of these containers, to manage as you wish – install applications or scripts, and arrange your web files the way you want. It’s private, secure, and flexible.

While you will share some hardware resources with other VPS customers on your server, nothing your neighbours do will affect your container and vice versa. You get many of the benefits of your own dedicated server, at a fraction of the cost.

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