VPS Technologies

Introduction

A VPS technology is a virtualization technology that uses containers as opposed to virtual machines. Two known technologies that use this method are:

  1. Virtuzzo
  2. OpenVZ

Technologies that are not container based, and therefore are not VPS technologies, includes, but is not limited to:

  • VMWare
  • Xen
  • KVM
  • Iguest
  • Hyper-V