…For Running a Small Windows Environment for a Web Server.
The title is a mouthful, and the lesson is going to be a body full (is that even a phrase?). Website require their very own web server, and that’s why having a dedicated VPS to back-up (and store) everything from your website on is such an important thing. When you’re running a VPS with a Windows environment for your web server you need to worry about a couple of things, and if you aren’t going to worry about them you won’t have the quickest website you could have. It’s all about optimization, and optimizing your VPS all the way from the physical components to the actual settings will guarantee a fast web server. The amount of people that going to claim to provide a “reputable VPS service that will work with your needs” is pretty atrocious, and that means it’s going to be hard to tell the studs from the duds.
Money makes everybody’s life a little bit better, and the more the merrier! A cheap VPS will be easy on your wallet and provide you with the speed you need to have a high quality web server set up, and a high quality website is going to return the favor eventually. Web servers are going to run applications, so keeping a VPS that’s powerful enough to handle these executions without overworking is another task you’ll need to focus on. Take your time with this part, because this is where I got lost in the very beginning. Every single VPS has a make-up on components, and whatever this make-up happens to be is going to determine how powerful your VPS is going to be (and when you’re running a web server on a small Windows environment you can’t expect a lot). A small environment means you’re not going to have a lot of equipment to work with, so having small (yet just as efficient) SSD’s and such is going to keep everybody happy.
They aren’t that expensive when you look at it from my perspective, a couple of years ago a dedicated VPS would be about ten times the price it is today. A Windows environment is set to work with the most common-types of scripts right away, so even the newest of new should be able to navigate through things without struggling. Personally the hardest thing I had to learn was that everything in the world that’s worth something won’t be too pricey, and a cheap Windows VPS for your web server (within a Windows environment) is another addition to that exception. Keep your bank happy and look deeper into the issue, you’ll probably find a service that you end up working with for a long time. I’ve been with my current VPS provider for about 4 years now, and I don’t see a reason as to why I’d stop working with them anytime soon (then again, this is a business built around netwo