Cloud Hosting vs Shared Hosting vs VPS

  • Last updated on: 2016-01-15
  • Authored by: Rose Contreras

Cloud Hosting vs Shared Hosting vs VPS

  Cloud Hosting Shared Traditional VPS Traditional Cloud
Shared hardware with Hundreds of customers on one server Tens of customers on one server Thousands of customers on thousands of server clusters
Instant provisioning - - &#x2714
Easy scaling - - &#x2714
Ideal for unpredictable traffic - - &#x2714
No contract - - &#x2714
Pay as you go - - &#x2714
High availability - - &#x2714
100% power uptime guarantee - - &#x2714
100% network uptime guarantee - - &#x2714
FREE migrations - - &#x2714
Hybrid ready (Dedicated + Cloud) - - &#x2714
Dedicated IP address included - &#x2714 &#x2714
SSL support included - &#x2714 &#x2714
API access - - &#x2714
Full admin access - &#x2714 &#x2714
Ability to add custom modules for PHP - &#x2714 &#x2714
Ability to install third party apps - &#x2714 &#x2714
Full log access - &#x2714 &#x2714
Access to OS services - &#x2714 &#x2714
Can provide user access to your client - &#x2714 &#x2714
No restrictions on application installed - &#x2714 &#x2714
Highly configurable - &#x2714 &#x2714
High performance for high traffic sites - &#x2714 &#x2714
Create scheduled backups - &#x2714 &#x2714
Dedicated server resources (CPU, Memory) - &#x2714 &#x2714
Can bill your client - &#x2714 &#x2714
Custom security measures * - &#x2714 &#x2714

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