Virtual Private Servers: too good to be true?

The virtual private server or VPS is a brilliant innovation, offering excellent value in terms of cost, flexibility and performance. However, despite its exceptional strengths, it is not without weaknesses. 

Although the VPS is a self-contained system with its own allocated hardware resources, it may not perform as expected. For physical dedicated servers, you can expect maximum performance from its hardware resources. However, a VPS may not perform as expected given the allocated virtual hardware resources. There are three main reasons for an underperforming VPS.

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