Things to do with a VPS

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Have a VPS! What are the first things you can do with it? any shares?
 

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Anything you want! the world is your oyster! (within limitations).

Host a website, host an application, host storage, rent it out (within in t&cs ofc...)

Make money from your website, affiliatise your website, monetise your website, put banners on it, write articles on it.
Set up a game server, rent it out, advertise it.

Run a Cron job and get it to do menial tasks. Use that menial task to do something even more pointless (but fun)...

Suppose first thing you can do with it is read up on setting it up and really getting to know it.

Your server and you are about to go through some incredible journeys together, take some time to get to know each other. Understand it's strengths, its weakness, test its resilience, test its performance.

This is the start of a beautiful relationship....
 

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Run a Cron job and get it to do menial tasks. Use that menial task to do something even more pointless (but fun)...
Nice one, I like it. :thumb:

Suppose first thing you can do with it is read up on setting it up and really getting to know it.
I always prefer to do the reading first so I am not wasting paid hosting time. I tend to overthink things at times so for me there would be a lot of wasted hosting time.

Understand it's strengths, its weakness, test its resilience, test its performance.
That's the fun part! Playing with your shiny new web hosting service and seeing what it is capable of.
 

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Anything that is not breaking terms of service, we have VPS customers using it for everything from Minecraft to accounting :)
 

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There are numerous functions that one can do with a VPS server like VPS provides root access, installation of customised software, create reseller plans etc. All the things that are possible using a dedicated server can be done with in a VPS server. Only make sure that whatever is being done on the VPS is not violation the law and does not breach the TOS.
 

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well, possibilities are endless! site hosting, blog hosting, affiliates, trade, setup a forex trade ( if its legal in your territory ), host a game server, etc, etc.
 

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One of my favorite things to do is spin up a low-spec VPS and just test things. Bleeding edge software, new software I haven't used.
It's a good learning process!
 

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I can use it for many purpose but it must complete my requirement, I mean VPS with 500MB RAM will be not able to use for game server which use 2GB RAM.

I will use it for various purpose but its depend on situation:
1. Backup Server, FTP Server or I will use it for downloading/uploading big files.
2. Hosting server, I can use it for web hosting server but RAM, Disk, etc must be high and it must use SSD.
3. Private or public game server.
4. For free hosting, I can also start free hosting company using VPS.

And many more option.
 

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One of my favorite things to do is spin up a low-spec VPS and just test things. Bleeding edge software, new software I haven't used.
It's a good learning process!
Yes It is my first thing that I thought to when I start learning to control a VPS.
I bought a small VPS and test everything there. It is really an effective way to learn web hosting.

Run a Cron job and get it to do menial tasks. Use that menial task to do something even more pointless (but fun)...
I thought a cron job is run from a hosting panel to do some task in schedule.
 

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  • Host your high-traffic website.
  • Create websites for others and host them.
  • Create a gaming server.
  • Run a development server with your VPS and test code.
  • Encrypt your wireless connection by hosting a VPN.
  • Set Up A Mail Server with your VPS
  • Setting Up A VPN
  • A Backup Server
 

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You could possibly use it to mine for bitcoin?
 

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Are you serious?! A normal serious provider will not allow that "except you". Second, we all know that mining bitcoin with a vps is not profitable!
 

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Hello, can mining, place a website, a game server or for games.
 

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Store my websites online, I think I only use VPS to do this task :)
 

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It's possible that if your website expands, you'll need to switch to a more expensive hosting plan with greater bandwidth. Instead of going directly to a dedicated server, you may want to consider a VPS. It gives you access to dedicated resources that are solely available to your website. This ensures that your website runs smoothly and rapidly, providing a better overall user experience. Hence, it can be used to manage a higher level of traffic that has outgrown a shared server.
 

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Have a VPS! What are the first things you can do with it? any shares?
Hey there!
To begin, VPS will be lightning quick compared to other less expensive hosting solutions such as shared hosting. Additionally, it will improve security and dependability. As your website's traffic increases, you can always upgrade your hosting package, as scaling is often a simple procedure (depending upon the quality of your hosting provider) on VPS services.
Also kindly go through the following list before selecting a hosting service provider;
  • Physical server location.
  • Managed vs unmanaged server.
  • Is the management system Proactive or Reactive?
  • Price.
  • Uptime and Reliability.
  • Support.
  • Backup Service.
Thank you
 

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