Archive for the “VPS” Category

Server Monitoring And Alerting – Why Do You Need Them?

by Hayden Smith

What is your server doing right now? What is its load like? How much RAM is free? Is it running low on disk space? All of these are valid questions to be asking at any time when running a server, especially during busy periods when resources may be tight. Regularly checking your servers to ensure…

6 Reasons To Choose VPS Over Shared Hosting

by Kelly Kirkham

Whether you currently have a shared hosting account or are just setting out on your digital journey, you may not realize the hidden benefits of choosing a virtual private server. Too many website owners assume that there are just two choices: shared hosting or leasing an entire dedicated server. However, somewhere in between the limited…

Backing Up Your VPS – What Are The Options?

by Hayden Smith

Backups are important. Just ask anyone who has experienced data loss on a computer, whether through accident or failure. This is especially true for those who have experienced data loss and didn’t have backups to recover from. Many people overlook the importance of backups until they are needed, and we strongly recommend all customers keep…

The Importance Of IP Addresses

by Hayden Smith

Anyone who has been using the internet for any length of time will have come across IP addresses. These special groups of numbers are used to identify a computer connected to a network. These addresses are unique to specific computers or smaller networks on the internet and are used to send data from one place…

How To Secure Your Server

by Hayden Smith

One of the most important aspects of using a Virtual Private Server that you will be responsible for is the security of the server. This encompasses both keeping the bad people out and also keeping your secure data in. So how do you go about doing this? Limit Access The first thing to do is…

How Does A Cloud VPS Work?

by Hayden Smith

When choosing a new product or service, it’s important to have an understanding of how it works before deciding for sure if it will meet your needs. Hosting is no different. It is vital that you have a basic understanding of how the various technologies work to ensure that you make the right choice. In…

Why You Should Protect Your Online Activity With A VPN

by Kelly Kirkham

Chances are it is not news to you that data breaches are a serious risk to anyone who can connect to the internet. The latest news headline most likely details the latest infiltration, and the business and individuals affected. Protecting your online activities is incredibly important, and an easy way to accomplish this task is…

So Just What Is A LAMP Stack?

by Hayden Smith

When you come to set up a website on your VPS, you may encounter the need for a LAMP stack on your server within the software requirements. So what is a LAMP stack, and how do you get one? As you may already have gathered, LAMP has nothing to do with lighting and is all…

What To Learn When Moving From Shared Hosting To A VPS

by Hayden Smith

Moving from shared hosting to a VPS can be a daunting task as you take on the responsibility of running a server for yourself. If you are considering making the move and are unsure of what it may entail, here’s a list of the skills you need to help you: How to control a server…

How To Choose Web Hosting For Your Startup

by Kelly Kirkham

Building your own business is an exciting, yet completely terrifying, time in any entrepreneur’s life. The decisions made in the early days of your business can have lasting effects, which is a lot of pressure to be under from the start. While we can’t help with all of the tough choices you will have to…

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