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Control panel

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A control panel is an essential feature for most lower-end web hosting solutions. Generally, shared web hosting packages will provides you with client-side access through a control panel installed on the physical server. A virtual private server (VPS) or a dedicated server could be equipped of a control panel to completely control the server.

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A comparison of web hosting solutions

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Choosing the right hosting solution is a complex and critical decision for your business. We present two diagrams to guide you in this decision-making process. The first diagram outlines the hosting provider’s responsibility versus the customer’s responsibility. The second one is a summary of the strengths and weaknesses of the different web hosting solutions.

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Virtual Private Server

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Virtual Private ServerThe development of virtualization technologies and software has lead to an new web hosting product siting between the shared server and the dedicated server: the virtual private server (VPS). Also referred to as virtual dedicated server (VDS), this virtual server is hosted on a physical server typically running a hypervisor. The presence of the hypervisor on the physical server allows a better control on the resources allocated to the virtual servers. Each virtual server can run its own operating system with custom settings, configuration and services.
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