I know many people are wondering when they look at sits such as JaguarPC and many other, what is a VPS? A VPS is short for Virtual Private Server. Now this far from answers the question What is a VPS. A Virtual Private Server is the gap between a shared environment and a fully dedicated environment. A VPS will simulate a dedicated server which in all reality a shared environment from which you take the resources of one major “Super Server” and divide it between virtual nodes. Each Virtual node runs independent from each other with its own file system, resources, and its own shell in essence. Virtual Private Server’s are just becoming hot items on the market for software developers, and startup web hosts. They allow you the features of a $100+ server for normally $20-35.