What‘s the Differences between Shared Hosting and VPS Hosting？ And How to Choose？
In recent years， many websites for small-and-medium size enterprises will ever consider whether selecting the shared hosting or VPS hosting. So， what’s the differences between them？
First， you should figure out the conceptions of the two options：
In general， the so-called shared hosting is just the web hosting which means to accommodate the resources including the systematic resources， network bandwidth and storage from one server or a set of servers to the relatively dedicated hosting in accordance with the certain percentage. Every “tiny server” can realize WWW， FTP and Mail Internet services， just like the dedicated server. Basically， the shared hosting will share one IP address of one server and aims to store the finished web page. Users can only access the enterprise‘s website via the domain name after the web page is done with the webmaster.
While VPS hosting is to partition one server into several dedicated servers. Every VPS server equips with the separate IP address， operating system， hyper large space， memory， CPU resources， executive procedure and system configurations etc.
Below， we will introduce the differences between the shared hosting and VPS hosting：
Purchasing the shared hosting is just like renting a single room in an apartment. You have no ownership but only the right to use the part of it， thus， you cannot alert the interior design. And you may pay for the utilities with your roommates just like sharing the IP address and server resources jointly. However， VPS hosting is just like renting a whole set of the apartment and therefore you own the right to renovate， sublet and share the space with others.
The advantages of the shared hosting：
1. Affordable price. Compared with the dedicated server， the shared hosting provides the lower price， which brings the great convenience to the medium-and-small size enterprises.
2. The server management is rather easy and professional providers may offer security measures such as software configuration， anti-virus and anti-attack which to some extent simplify the management process.
3. The efficiency for publishing your website will increase. It usually takes a long time for you to check out the relevant server and install operating systems and applications. But， when choosing the web hosting rental， you can accomplish all these things in just few minutes.
The advantages of VPS hosting：
Fast Platform： cloud computing technology architecture， 1000 high-performance servers’ resource pool and faster computing speed;
Fast Bandwidth： the Internet offered by various telecom providers will be directly connected with the core equipment in the data center， and the single point VPS bandwidth is up to 7M;
Fast System： the server operating system is specifically designed for the website user， and the system structure is optimized for the higher simplicity and efficiency;
Fast computing： large CPU memory resources， multi-threaded computing， which increase the website running speed by 40%;
Fast Service： provide users with professional experts on QQ and 400 hotlines to tackle the corresponding problems as soon as possible;
Fast Cloud Database： give away the separate cloud database， gigabit network and intranet connection， which ensure the higher data security and faster reading and writing capacities.