2. Table of Contents
The Need for Website Hosting
Essential Components of Web
The Role of Web Servers in Web
Various Types of Web Hosting
Benefits of Using a Virtual Private
Types of Virtual Private
Managed VPS Hosting
Self-Managed VPS Hosting
Difference between Managed
VPS Hosting and Self-Managed
3. The aim of this presentation is to provide information on ManagedVPS Hosting as well as on Self-
managedVPS Hosting and make the difference between these two types of hosting services evident.
Relevant information with regard to web hosting and its essential components shall also be touched
upon, along with information onVPS Hosting.
4. Website hosting or web hosting is a service that is needed for rendering websites publicly accessible
online.A range of services and technologies are part of website hosting.These ensure that websites are
always up and running and remain seamlessly accessible over an active Internet connection.Web
hosting is provided through web hosting plans for various web hosting solutions.Web server space as
well as sets of web hosting features are part of every web hosting plan.
Website hosting is offered by web hosting companies that are also known as web hosts and is availed
by every website owner who wants his website to be accessible to site visitors.
The Need for Website Hosting
5. In order for the service of web hosting to function, the presence of the following components is essential –
Web Servers made available through web hosting
Active Internet connection
Essential Components of Web Hosting
6. Web servers play an important role in web hosting.Web server space is availed by purchasing website
hosting plans from web hosting companies.The files of the websites that have purchased web hosting
plans, are stored and processed on the web servers of the web hosting company, from whom the
hosting plans have been purchased.
The web servers receive incoming requests from the browsers being used by website visitors.The
stored files of websites are processed by the web servers, based on the requests of the browsers.
Then, these files are retrieved by the browsers and delivered over an active Internet connection to the
devices of website visitors, such as laptops, tables, smartphones, etc. In short, web servers store and
process the files of the hosted sites and receive as well as respond to the incoming requests of
It is evident that not only web servers but also browsers and an active Internet connection are needed
to access any website, regardless of its type.
The Role of Web Servers in Web Hosting
7. Web hosting services, which are also referred to as web hosting solutions, are of different types.The reason
for this is that these solutions should be capable of catering to different types of web hosting
The main types of web hosting services that are provided by most of the professional web hosting
companies are as follows –
Shared Web Hosting
Dedicated Web Hosting
VariousTypes of Web Hosting Services
9. VPS Hosting derives its name from a particular type of web server that is used in this type of web
hosting.The web server, which hoststhe files of websites inVPS Hosting,is known as aVirtual Private
InVPS Hosting, aVPS hosts multiple sites on a single physical web server but is able to offer the
environment of a dedicated server to each of the sites that is stored and processed on aVirtual Private
Server.This is made possible throughVirtualization Technology, which virtually segments a web server
into multiple, isolated, independent, private servers that are configured to function as independent
severs and can install their own software and Operating System and host websites.
10. AVirtual Private Server (VPS) offers distinct benefits to its users by emulating the environment of a
dedicated server on a shared web server.The following benefits are offered by aVPS to its users –
Availability of dedicated server resources
Enhanced site speed
Peak site performance
Availability of dedicated server space
Augmented site security
Availability of dedicated IP address
Benefits of Using aVirtual Private Server
11. Virtual Private Servers are of two types, which are as follows –
ManagedVirtual Private Servers
Self-managedVirtual Private Servers
Hence,VPS Hosting is also of two types. One of these is ManagedVPS Hosting, wherein a ManagedVPS is
used as the web server and the other is Self-managedVPS Hosting, wherein a Self-managedVPS is used
as the web server. Both these types of hosting services serve the same function, asVPS Hosting
services.The difference between these two types ofVPS Hosting services lies in the way theVirtual
Private Server is managed.
Types ofVirtual Private Server Hosting
12. ManagedVPS Hosting is a type ofVPS Hosting service. In it, theVirtual Private Server is managed,
maintained, kept updated and secure by the service provider.The user of theVPS doesn’t have to be
bothered with any of the tasks related to the management of his/herVPS.This saves him/her the time
and the efforts that are needed for this purpose. Moreover, the user of a ManagedVPS can rest assured
about his/herVPS being managed efficiently by his/her service provider’s expert team.
Availing ManagedVPS Hosting is recommended to those that either do not want to be involved in
server management or do not have the requisite knowledge in this regard. ManagedVPS Hosting
ensures the convenience of its users with regard to server management.
13. Self-managedVPS Hosing is a type ofVPS Hosting, wherein self-managedVirtual Private Servers are
used as web servers. In this type ofVPS Hosting, theVPS is managed, maintained, kept updated and
secure by the user, without any assistance being provided by the service provider.This type of hosting
service is recommended to those that want to have full control over their servers’ management, as
well as have the technical know-how in this matter.
14. The main difference between ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-managedVPS Hosting is that theVPS in the
former is managed by the service provider, whereas in the latter it is managed by the user.Another
difference is that ManagedVPS Hosting is meant for those that are seeking convenience with regard to
server management and/or do not have the technical expertise needed to manage theirVPS, whereas
Self-managedVPS Hosting is for those that are looking for total control over the management of their
VPS without any involvement of the service provider, as well as have the technical knowledge that is
needed for this purpose.
Difference between ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-
15. HTS Hosting is a globally well-known service provider of all types of web hosting services and it
operates from its state-of-the-art data centre, HTS Data Centre.As the best web hosting companyin
India and abroad, HTS Hosting excels at offering a range of feature-rich and affordably-priced web
hosting plans, including plans for Linux ManagedVPS Hosting, Linux Self-managedVPS
Hosting,Windows ManagedVPS Hosting and Windows Self-managedVPS Hosting.
High uptime, 24*7 technical support, seamless site availability, fast page loading speed, effective security,
user-friendly control panels and many more features are part of the ManagedVPS Hosting plans and
Self-managedVPS Hosting plans of HTS Hosting, which are available at highly discounted prices.
16. ManagedVPS Hosting and Self-managedVPS Hosting are two different types ofVPS Hosting services.
The former provides greater convenience to the user of theVPS and in it theVPS is managed by the
service provider. On the other hand, the latter offers the user of theVPS full control over server
management, as in it the user manages his/herVPS himself/herself, unaided by the service provider.
HTS Hosting offers budget-friendly hosting plans and highly efficient service with regard to Managed
VPS Hosting and Self-managedVPS Hosting to its global customers.