As low as five dollars per month, it costs less than a hamburger you can subscribe to an SSD Linux VPS. Yes, a Linux VPS gives you the root access and a dedicated IP address. Just $5 a month, starts with a Gb of RAM, 1 CPU and 20 Gb SSD disk storage.
Also, you can get many addons at a lower price. Control panels like Plesk and cPanel, CloudLinux, KernelCare, ImunifyAV, Imunify360 etc. On top of this, snapshot capability is available as an option to restore or rollback your VPS.
Not everyone needs a VPS., it is is more for an experienced user. Despite that it gives you more power in some ways, you will spend more time to maintain it. VPS has root access, it means you can do more things apart from hosting a website. Things like upgrading your mail service, PHP or even your MySQL
These are the reasons why VPS is popular to some users. If you want the ability to do that VPS is for you. There is another scenario like a user gets a VPS to host a few of their customers. VPS is also suitable for this group of users, usually they are web designers or web developers.