VPS stands for Virtual Dedicated Server. It's just a remote computer that you can run the bot on. The bot works great on any computer, but there are several advantages to running Gunbot in a VPS. For example:
- You don't need to keep your computer on 24 hours a day.
- You save on electricity bills.
- You can connect to a VPS to check the bot from anywhere, from any computer, laptop or mobile phone.
- The network in vps is fault-tolerant, which means it doesn't matter if your home internet goes down, the bot will still run in vps. Also, a stable connection helps the bot to be faster and more efficient.
For beginners, the Contabo VPS is suitable. This is a very good and stable VPS that works great with a bot. The "VPS S SSD" package is more than enough to get Gunbot up and running. Final monthly price including Windows Server 2016 is 9 € / month (with Linux OS 5 € / month).
A more reliable VPS with better network connectivity would be
Detailed instructions (including video) are in the project Wiki: https://wiki.gunthy.org/setup-and-general-settings/installation/