Chose Hosting Company
Chose your vendor. Here are some companies and some advice.
Or chose UpCloud
Or you can make the life simpler and select UpCloud. Here is a promo that is worth 5 months of testing of a 1GB VPS:
We create this website on a $5 VPS with these specifications:
For safety I have added a firewall (about another $5)
Once you have created your VPS, you will get IP-number and a password. Keep both IP-address and password in a safe place. You will use them several times.