The slightly more reliable virtualization software is Xen, a para-virtualization platform that creates VPS with almost exactly the same characteristics as dedicated servers. A Xen VPS will run its own isolated kernel, load its own kernel modules, use fully dedicated virtualized memory, I/O and scheduler, and will be just as stable and customizable as a dedicated server. For a small premium, you’ll never know that you’re only using a virtual server. Continue reading “Difference between OpenVZ and XEN” »
Our VPS nodes are top of the line servers managed in an award winning data center with all the amenities. While we do not have specifics available for each individual node, each node is carefully managed by our technicians and administrators, ensuring optimum performance. We never oversell, and it shows. The feedback we’ve received on our servers has been excellent!
We utilize the Xen virtualization architecture on our VPS platform. Xen is used by providers like Amazon Web Services, Rackspace, etc.
Hosting can be broken down into four general types: shared hosting, virtual private servers (VPS), managed hosting, and dedicated servers. Shared hosting plans are the lowest tier of web hosting in terms of performance, price and customizability, which leaves those with serious hosting needs to look into VPS, managed hosting, or dedicated hosting options. There are many different options available to customers seeking VPS and dedicated hosting solutions, which creates a somewhat blurry line between the two general types of hosting solutions.