What is VPS Hosting?VPS web hosting refers to virtual private server. Usually the server is also a computer connected to any network. Only difference of the computer is higher capacities in terms of storage space, processing powers, and higher data transfer rates. A server is also the location of the website or files. Data sharing is one of the features of the server since data stored their can be accessed by multiple users at once and independent of the location of such users. Yet running a server could be an expensive proposition. Instead of each of the users having individual real server, one real server could be conveniently shared between many users working in a virtual environment. Such virtual web servers are independent of others and can also be used for web hosting purposes.About Web HostingWeb hosting refers to a service that provides the customer with some amount of disk space on the real server and in addition gives stable access through Internet to such server. Virtual private server hosting has become very popular in the market these days and most of the users are now going for such virtual hosting server a big way. One can derive some of the best advantages for their business with low prices as well as benefits of using the particular space exclusively, almost like a dedicated server.Effective ControlBecause the server is virtual does not mean that the user would lack effective control over it. Most of the VPS now offer web server control panels for direct administration by the user. Cpanel and Direct Admin is a couple of examples of such servers. User can start using the server straightaway without waiting for permission.VPS TypesVPS hosting can be managed hosting, unmanaged hosting, or un-metered hosting. In managed hosting the provider manages the server in lieu of some fees and is an expensive proposition in compared to the other two. However the disadvantages in terms of expenses could be well compensated by presence of highly skilled administrators managing the system. Unmanaged systems are managed by the users on their own.