Shared Hosting vs. VPS - Which is right for you?
Published on Wednesday, 05 March 2014
Often the team at My Storage House is asked, “Which is a better solution- Shared Hosting or VPS?” The answer depends on what’s most important to you. Let’s start with the basic definition of each:
- Shared hosting refers to a service where your website and many others, reside on one web server connected to the Internet. Your website is sharing the servers speed and resources with the other sites.
- VPS hosting is a type of web hosting that uses Virtual Private Servers. Although the websites are hosted on the same physical machine, VPS allows each website to be fully independent as if each were on its own separate machine.
Now let’s compare the VPS to the Shared Hosting on the main selling platforms: