In recent years, VPS Hosting has gained popularity as a preferred hosting service due to dedicated resources and account isolation similar to a Dedicated Server but at a lower price. Another important feature that makes VPS Hosting desirable is – complete root access. While leveraging this access requires some amount of technical skill, as a site owner, it is important to know how you can benefit from it. Today, we are going to share some important benefits of root access in VPS Hosting.
In VPS Hosting, your website resides on a virtual server. The hosting company uses virtualization to divide the physical hosting server into several virtual servers. While it offers many benefits to site owners, today, we will be focusing on the benefits of root access as described below:
- Control over the hosting environment
Think about root access as the administrative-level access on your personal computer. You can make any changes you want and create a computing environment as per your needs. Since you purchase resources in web hosting, root access allows you to optimize them and extract the best performance.
Today, every website is trying hard to catch the attention of online users. Hence, they are creating well-designed websites with memorable site experience. To do so, sometimes websites need to install custom software and/or applications. With root access, you can install any software or applications you like and open a port without waiting for your hosting provider.
- Better Site Security
Since you can install software or applications as …