2 Replies Latest reply on Nov 30, 2017 10:53 PM by joselinh

    When do you use VPS for hosting?

    Paevo Kelley Level 2

      I know a VPS is pretty much required for e-commerce sites, though some may get by using shared hosting. What about sites hosting lengthy audio and/or video files?

        • 1. Re: When do you use VPS for hosting?
          Rob Hecker2 Adobe Community Professional & MVP

          I don't stream audio or video on my VPS because they are resource intensive and the free or cheap services, like Youtube, do a good job.


          In addition to security, a VPS or dedicated server gives you a great deal more control over the server environment than shared hosting. Of course you also get better performance, although a VPS is more affected by traffic on the other VPS's on the server than the server companies like to admit.


          I think if I were asked to host streaming media, I might put it in the cloud and let the client pay for whatever resource expense incurred.

          • 2. Re: When do you use VPS for hosting?

            Use vps hosting when you have a tight budget. If you are not so concerned about security, performance then virtual private server hosting is best for you. If you are hosting a website and a large customer base reaches your site, then you should go for either dedicated server hosting or cloud server hosting services.