This is an option that is slightly advanced than shared web hosting and meets the dedicated server features, but is cheaper to dedicated server. Experience the advantages and disadvantages of cheap VPS server hosting.
The foremost you could benefit using cheap VPS server is its access to its root level of the server. This gives you the ability to configure and install your choice of programs.
In addition to this, you can host unlimited number of websites and manage them efficiently. You can also host services such as FTP service and a mail server, besides using it as a backup for files. Lastly, the security is high in VPS server hosting as it is isolated and so no harmful application or script can harm your website.
There are disadvantages in cheap VPS servers as well as you cannot have managed servers. This implies that you must know to configure and set up on your own, else you can get stuck up. One disadvantage leads to another.
Thereby, you become entirely responsible for maintenance, installation, updates and security measures on your VPS.
Moreover, your VPS can possess limited RAM, server disk space and central processing time and so running intensive programs requiring high performance requires other web hosting or a dedicated server.