Virtual Private Servers (VPS) hosting service
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Virtual Private Servers let you have the root on a server as if you were on a true dedicated server, at a very low cost. Performances remains almost unchanged, as we don't put too many customers on the same hardware (see the following explanations).

Warning! Those prices are the one of our ZONE EURO VPS (Paris, London, Italy, Barcelona, Austria and Germany). For the price of Singapore, Seattle, Israel and Florida VPS, click here. For the prices of VPS in Australia (Sydney), VPS please click here.
Xen VPS Package 1
2 GB
data storage

128 MB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
15 GB
(4 Month minimum subscription)
Your own VPN server and backup DNS for just 12 EUR per month is possible with GPLHost!
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Xen VPS Package 2
3 GB
data storage

256 MB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
60 GB
(3 Month minimum subscription)
Enough to run a basic web server for static content with no serious mail storage.
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Xen VPS Package 3
8 GB
data storage

512 MB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
120 GB
(2 Month minimum subscription)
The minimum for running the DTC control panel do mail scanning, antispam and antivirus.
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Xen VPS Package 4
15 GB
data storage

784 MB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
150 GB
Start your first web activity and prepare for a fair traffic.
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Xen VPS Package 5
25 GB
data storage

1220 MB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
240 GB
Resell your own Web space using DTC, for bigger content and popular content.
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Xen VPS Package 6
50 GB
data storage

2 GB
physical memory (RAM)

Monthly transfer :
360 GB
For digg-resistant web servers with reverse proxy server and high mail traffic.
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Those prices do not include the payment gateway fees (0 to 5% depending on the payment method) and are for zone euro only.
Price here are without VAT. Please add 20% if you are located in UK, or if you don't have a company in EU with a registered VAT number.

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Xen hosting VPS Platform:

Our hosting hardware:

Our platform uses the latest intel core 2 quad servers with 1333 MHz FSB and HT, with 4GB or 8GB of RAM, and 2x320 GB or 2x750 GB SATA2 drives using soft RAID1 and LVM, under Linux Debian Stable (data with RAID1 redundancy) for xen dom0. We currently buy only Pentium D dual-core xeon platforms, as the cost of a single processor (currently arround 150 USD) make it worth the price. We are convince that the consumer product (the newest 9x0, or quad core Q6x00 with VMx extension and dual FSB) are perfect, as they offer you the best deal with the maximum power with hardware assisted emulation.

Your virtual server will be hosted in a native LVM partition of physical servers for faster access (no slow NFS access) and we have never too many customers on the same server to provide a good quality of service.

Few words about Xen virtualisation software:

We use Xen virtualisation system because it's simply the state of the art in virtual hosting. With Xen, end users enjoy short cpu, hard drive and network latencies thanks to accurate scheduling (note: this is totaly different from other virtualization technologies like UML, vServer or Virtuozzo). Memory is not shared and not burstable among users, the physical memory is simply split a slice that we rent to you, the same way we do with LVM HDD slices.

Our Xen VPS control panel

We have released an open source solution for Xen VPS hosting. This solution gives our customer the ability to start/shutdown/force-shutdown a virtual server. With it, you can as well do a file system check (fsck) and reinstall your operating system from scratch with few clicks on our control panel, or see network CPU or disk access usage. Another nice feature is that once you have processed the account opening form and payment, your account will be opened instantly, and your operating system installed. All you will have to do is start the virtual machine by clicking on the "boot-up" button, setup a root password, and start using your VPS.

As of writting (august 2006), this is the only Xen control panel that has been release that can do such things. Here are some screenshot of that interface:
A VPS is running
Maintenance operations on a non-running VPS
If you want to know more about it, you can have a look to the project pages here:
GPLHost open source Xen control panel home

VPS Traffic:

You will discuss with us of the traffic shaping policy that fits the best your needs when using your Virtual Private Server, and we will help you to setup linux CBQ traffic shaping with either strong or very bustable bandwidth, to protect you against high unwanted peaks but providing a good quality of bandwidth. Bandwidth overage is calculated at the rate of 0.70 € each GB over quota, accounted on your end-of-the-month invoice. Monthly costs are to be paid in advance.

VPS Packages and setup:

This server will be already configured for hosting with no added charges. Yes, free setup including the contol panel AND free software maintenance if you choose DTC + Debian stable. Note that it is possible to setup our control panel only on Debian stable, even if other OS are supported, installation takes currently too mutch time to make it a comercial proposal.
  • DEBIAN - We can setup Debian stable system as you require, and this solution is fully managed, including our control panel and it's dependencies. Later you can upgrade to testing or unstable if you like, but then software maintainance is no longer our responsability.

  • CentOS - We can setup CentOS 3, and later upgrade to 4. CentOS is a very nice open source fork of RedHat. Software and operating system maintenance is your responsibility.

  • Gentoo - We can setup Gentoo. Gentoo is a very nice source based linux distribution. We suggest you to take enough memory to be able to recompile the software you will need. Software and operating system maintenance is your responsibility.

  • NetBSD - NetBSD 3.0 can be setup as Xen domU kernel is natively supported by the NetBSD source kernels. Software and operating system maintenance is your responsibility.

Other systems like Sure, RedHat and others can be setup if you provide the root file system and instructions on how to setup. VPS software management for free if you choose Debian and our web hosting control panel, on your responsability if other configuration.

Each VPS Package comes with:

  • 2 IP addresses (second IP uppon request, $10 a month for each extra IP)
  • The above mentioned server with standard and minimalistic (to keep secure) Debian system preinstalled. Other types of Unix can be installed upon request (fedora, centos, gentoo, etc.).
  • DTC hosting control panel for easy configuration and server administration IF you take Pack 4 or more
  • Technical support (email + phone hotline + monitoring)
  • Slave DNS and MX service (if using DTC control panel) on another datacenter
  • Firewall and traffic control adivce and installation (iptables and tc utility management)

VPS Selling conditions:

The price of the setup is included with virtual servers (no setup fee at all).

A onetime free backup service is provided upon requests to save your system files, and an automated free of charge ftp backup service can be setup to back up your hosting files directly to your office or your home (using DTC's generated script).

Before you register: read this about the procedure:

When you register your VPS, you will be redirected to our registration form in one of our servers in UK. The registration procedure is fully automated, and after payment, you will have your VPS starting to setup automaticaly. However, you are strongly encouraged to send an e-mail to us stating all the requirements for your VPS like: operating system (Debian Sarge with DTC control panel, Debian (without DTC), NetBSD, CentOS...), and anything else you think we should know. Note that our normal setup includes only one (LVM backend) ext3 partition, and a swap partition equal to amount of memory. We discourage you to use another type of setup, because this would go away from our standards, and thus preventing to use our control panel tools (fsck, automatic OS reinstallation, etc...). Also, using a swap file is known as to be a very dangerous solution, as this file could be read-only in the case of your root filesystem is remounted read-only as well. See our contact form or directly send e-mails to: info [ at ]

Memory usage and package choice considerations

Please take into consideration that a setup with our control panel implies the use of many servers that use a lot of memory, especialy with email virus and spam scanning. With our normal setup, you have apache + mysql + php + postfix + amavis + clamav + spamassassin + courier + ftp server + etc... With 128MB, your VPS will swap directly when it boots, and with 128MB memroy + 128MB swap is not enough for spamassassin to work properly if you recieve big emails. So please considre to take AT LEAST pacakge 4, and forget about the idea of running it in packages lower than package 3 (in fact even Pack 3 is not something we would advise you to take with the control panel: sometimes some process may die because not having enough memory).

Here are some screenshots of the control panel we can setup for free (Debian Sarge only):
VPS root web panel
More screenshots can be seen in our open source control panel screen shot page.

GPLHost does good CPU deals

Public CPU monitor example for all VPSes of a server
Not more than an average of 10 to 15 standard accounts (package 2, 3, 4 and 5) per servers, and sometimes less if the server has too much load. Also, we do a very carfull monitoring of the CPU usage, to make sure that there is no VPS having a 100% CPU load (most of the times, this happens by mistake because of a process running in a infinite loop). Customers taking all the server CPU are nicely asked to move to dedicated within less than a month.

Even better, with GPLHost, you have access to a CPU monitor (see snap of an hourly log on the right).

This graphic will let you know daily, weekly, monthly and yearly who is the customer that takes all the machine time on the physical hardware. This way you KNOW that the server is not overloaded.

The CPU and Network monitor is, as all the software we do, released in open source. It's written in python as python is what uses Xen, and it's available in our Debian repository (,,