Archive for February, 2009

Xen is a open source software that permits you to create server type of virtual private server. Using Xen you could build Linux, Windows Server, FreeBSD, Solaris virtual machines.

There are many companies which give you the change to buy a xen virtual private server like linode, vpsmedia, vpslink, slicehost.

Linode cheaper vps stars 19.95 $

Linode 360 MB RAM     $19.95      12GB  HD    200GB bandwith

slicehostSlicehost starting plan costs 20 dollars:

256 MB RAM      $20      10GB   HD   100GB bandwith

VPSMedia sells entry virtual server to $20:

384 MB  RAM   15 GB  HD   150 GB  bandwith   $20

Xen link-3 plan on Vpslink has these features and costs $19.95:

256 MB  RAM   10 GB  HD   300 GB  bandwith   $19.95

These web providers offer some cheap vps solution. If you have less than 20 $, you can buy a 384 MB of RAM xen vps.


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A virtual private server can be managed or not managed. A managed VPS is a virtual server that is handled by web provider. You have only to use a web hosting panel like Cpanel, plesk and a FTP account.
Updates and security patches are applied by your vps hosting provider to your vps managed.

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