Virtualized server (VPS) participants get consistent performance with a collaborative "burstable" boost.
To grow, you want a Virtual Private Server to protect your WordPress resources from traffic spikes of other websites sharing your server. VPS isolation protects you from hackers and careless sysadmins too.
Even if you're not expecting growth, VPS speed satisfies stakeholders' expectations, including search engines! For most applications, a VPS is even more reliable than a dedicated server.
Here Comes Trouble
Error establishing a database connection
Maybe you're thinking: "These errors cost me business!" Your visitors complain your pages are slow and you know this hurts you. Most often, this means your database doesn't have the resources it needs to operate. I can fix that.