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Virtual Dedicated Server

Virtual Dedicated Server

(also VDS)

Virtual Dedicated Server definition

A Virtual Dedicated Server is a hosting service that divides a single physical server into multiple virtual ones. Each of them has its dedicated resources. VDS offers users greater control and customization compared to shared hosting. That makes it an affordable alternative for running websites and applications (compared to dedicated servers).

See also: Web-based application

Use cases of Virtual Dedicated Server

  1. Web hosting. VDS excels at website and web application hosting. It delivers rapid load times and robust traffic handling capabilities. That makes VDS an ideal choice for businesses of all sizes.
  2. E-commerce platforms. Secure and scalable, VDS is the top choice for e-commerce businesses. It ensures stable performance and data security, which is crucial for running online stores effectively.
  3. Development and testing. Virtual dedicated server empowers developers by providing isolated environments for application creation, testing, and deployment.
  4. Data backup and storage. VDS shines in data backup and storage, offering ample space, redundancy, and dependable uptime. It safeguards critical data against loss and system failures.
  5. Gaming servers. Gamers flock to VDS for multiplayer game server hosting, where it guarantees a seamless gaming experience with low-latency connections.

Further reading

Ultimate digital security