Virtual Private Server

A Virtual Private Server (VPS)🔗 is an virtual machine that you can spin up in the cloud on behalf of cloud provider. This is great for those that want to webhost their onw services but cannot have or use their own hardware, whether that be costs or ISP limitations.


  • Offload hardware costs to porvider
  • Reliable uptime
  • Deploy and teard-down VMs with ease
  • Networking speed and performance
  • Familiarize yourself with a cloud environment


  • Someone else has you data
  • Possible hidden fees
  • You are not learning the hardware aspect
  • Requires SSH to access
  • Lack of hardware modification and customization

Common VPS Providers

Great Uses For VPS

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    Password Manager

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    Personal Website or Blog

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    VPN Tunnel

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    Cloud Storage