A VIRTUAL PRIVATE SERVER (VPS) is a virtual machine sold as a service by an Internet hosting service. A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, and customers have superuser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS.
A VPS runs its own copy of an operating system, and customers have suepruser-level access to that operating system instance, so they can install almost any software that runs on that OS. For many purposes they are functionally equivalent to a dedicated physical server, and being software-defined, are able to be much more easily created and configured. They are priced much lower than an equivalent physical server, but as they share the underlying physical hardware with other VPSs, performance may be lower, and may depend on the workload of other instances on the same hardware node.
One of the major benefits of using VPS hosting is that you can upgrade or downgrade your package according to the volume of traffic your website is receiving. You don't have to pay for a larger package if you don't have the use for it, and, by the same token, upgrading should be quick if you find you've underestimated your traffic.
Virtual web hosting is the best option for hosting your website if you want to experience some of the benefits of a dedicated server, such as stability and control, but you don't have massive traffic needs and you want to keep costs low.
Advantages of VPS server hosting services are: