When you want to setup your web server, you have a few different options.
The first is shared hosting, which is very cheap but does not provide a lot of flexibility.
On the other end of the spectrum, you could rent or buy your own server and have it hosted. The problem is that this will cost quite a lot of money, and give you a lot of pain and frustration as you try to manage it.
In between is a VPS – Virtual Private Server. It offers all of the benefits of owning your own server, but the hardware is virtualized which makes it a great value.
In this video, we’ll show you how to setup a VPS with Linode, http://www.linode.com/
You can sign up for an account in just a few steps, install your operating system, and be up and running in minutes.