VPS ASP.NET Hosting FAQ

On this page you will find some of the VPS ASP.NET hosting FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions) which could help you to find the best VPS hosting company.

Q: What is VPS ASP.NET hosting?
A: ASP.NET VPS hosting or Virtual Server hosting is type of Windows Web hosting in which the customer receive dedicated server resources, which are part of the hardware resources. By example, on one hardware node you could have 5 Virtual servers and if the node has 10 GB RAM, then each customer could use 2 GB . The most popular virtualization Windows technology is Hyper-V.

Q: How I can manage my site via VPS ASP.NET hosting?
A: You could this via hosting control panel as Plesk, which is the most popular Windows VPS hosting control panel. You could also manage your VPS server via RDC.

Q: What is the difference between Windows VPS and Dedicated hosting?
A: You will get all hardware resources with Windows dedicated hosting, and some part of them with Windows VPS. That’s why the Dedicated hosting is more expensive than VPS.

Q: What is the difference between VPS ASP.NET hosting and Windows VPS hosting?
A: Both hosting types are the same. Sometime we talk about hosting companies offering ASP.NET VPS or Windows VPS hosting services, it depends on the point of view, for developers the most popular is ASP.NET VPS hosting term.

Q: Where I can find VPS ASP.NET hosting providers?
A: You could check at the larger ASP.NET hosting portal at http://www.windowshostingasp.net/Top_ASP_NET_VPS_Hosting_Providers.aspx.

Q: Can I host ASP.NET 4.5 website on VPS hosting?
A: Yes, as well as previous .NET versions. Even you could install some new released .NET version.

Q: How to deploy SQL server database using Windows VPS hosting?
A: You could use SQL management studio, Visual Studio, or the hosting control panel. You could also make a SQL backup, deploy it via FTP and restore it on the server using RDC.

Q: Can I receive dedicated IP address with Windows VPS hosting?
A: Yes, typically you will receive 2 dedicated IP addresses for free. Some companies will charge you a small additional fee as $2 per month.

Q: How long takes to open an ASP.NET VPS hosting account?
A: It’s easy and usually takes from 30 to 60 minutes.

Q: Can I install custom software on Windows VPS hosting?
A: Yes, you could install what software you want, but you should have a valid license for it.

Q: Can I login on VPS Windows hosting server via RDC?
A: Yes, you could login as admin with Remote Desktop Connection on your Windows VPS server.