Cloud VPS Hosting represents the next generation in web hosting technologies. The cloud infrastructure allows for unparalleled scalability. With the cloud, you can easily scale your CPU power by multiple cores and increase the RAM of your website at an instant. VPS (Virtual Private Server) technology allows your website to be self-contained in a virtualized environment where all resources are dedicated to your website. If your website needs require scalability and high-performance at a low cost, Cloud VPS is the most logical choice. Here are the top 5 advantages of Cloud VPS Hosting.
1. Dedicated Resources
Unlike shared web hosting, a Cloud VPS server has all its resources (CPU, RAM, etc.) dedicated to your website. It’s nearly identical to how a dedicated server operates. Each Cloud VPS is contained within itself so other customers on the cloud have absolutely no effect on your website. On the Cloud VPS, your resources are 100% guaranteed.
Like dedicated servers, on the Cloud VPS your resources are dedicated. However, unlike dedicated servers, Cloud VPS is easily more scalable. With dedicated servers, increasing CPU performance would usually mean that a technician would need to replace the CPU of the server itself or migrate your website to a new machine. This could take several hours or even days to complete. Downtime will occur. With Cloud VPS, you can instantly scale your CPU performance by multiple cores and increase allowable RAM whenever you need it. There’s no need to replace hardware and no need to migrate your website. Most importantly, your website will remain up and running.
3. High-Speed SSD Storage
Disk performance is exponentially increased in a Cloud VPS environment. IceStorm.com Cloud VPS Plans utilize Enterprise HP SSD Storage. Think of traditional hard drive performance like travelling from San Francisco to New York by an airplane. SSD performance is like travelling from San Francisco to New York by magical instant teleportation! Simply put, SSD is amazingly fast. I/O wait times and bottlenecks are virtually eliminated. If your website has high performance web applications installed or large intensive databases, you require SSD performance.
4. Self-Healing Hardware
Unlike shared or dedicated server hosting, Cloud VPS has self-healing hardware. Basically what this means is that if one node fails, your Cloud VPS is automatically moved to another node. In a cloud environment, hardware failure does not mean downtime. IceStorm.com’s self-healing architecture ensures that if there are any issues with the hardware, your Cloud VPS server will automatically come back online.
5. Full Control
Need root access? Want to install your own control panel or OS? With the Cloud VPS, you can do it all. Install as many custom web applications as needed. You have full control over what you want to place on your Cloud VPS server. Reinstall software as needed. Cloud VPS Hosting is all about freedom to do what you want to do. The only limitations are only what you can do with your imagination.
The pinnacle of control and performance in web hosting is IceStorm.com’s Cloud VPS Hosting. Sign-up today!