VPS is a type of hosting which allows you to set an environment, perfectly corresponding to your needs. However, keep in mind that VPS at Hostinger is self-managed, so all the settings should be done on your part.

If you are not sure which type of hosting suits you more (Shared, managed by us, or VPS, managed by you), make sure to check this video:

Of if you prefer information in text: Shared Hosting vs VPS Hosting: Which One Is for You?

VPS allows you to edit php.ini file, which is restricted at Shared hosting. A couple of features, technologies, and programming languages, which are available at VPS plans only:

Programming languages

ASP.NET, JAVA, Python, Ruby, Ruby on Rails, C++, C#, Perl

Derived libs / Third party systems

Django, Node.js, ZeroMQ PHP, SEER, Tomcat

Database functions

POSTGREE, SQL SERVER, SQL Triggers

Integrated Functions / Systems

PHP GD2, FFMPEG, proc_open/proc_close, ini_restore, openlog, syslog, apache_child_terminate, apache_get_version, apache_getenv, apache_note, apache_setenv, Reverse Proxy, register_globals off, mod_xsendfile, asterisk

If you feel that VPS is the best option for you, you can check all the available plans on this page.

NOTE:

  • To make your experience with VPS even better, we prepared a set of short articles and complete tutorials about VPS management - make sure to check them out if you have any questions 😉

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