VPS Hosting vs Dedicated Servers
- VPS: Dedicated environment on a shared server 01:03
- You’re sharing resources with other companies, with a dedicated environment just for you.
- For more on this topic, listen to episode 168.
- VPS: Other sites don’t affect your site 01:39
- If someone’s website gets hacked on your shared server, everyone could suffer.
- With VPS hosting, you don’t have to worry about that.
- VPS: More affordable price 02:04
- This option can be a much more affordable price point, if you don’t need an entire server.
- Dedicated: Your own server 02:21
- You have 100% of your resources.
- This can be used for your own websites or for your client websites.
- Dedicated: More expensive, but worth it 03:56
- It’s worth it if you have enough sites to justify it, or you have a large ecommerce site.
- Dedicated: Sites compete for resources 04:21
- If you’re hosting a lot of clients on your server, and one of them gets their email blacklisted, it could be bad for the other clients as well.
- You’ll know the resources needed for each client and can manage this.
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