Dedicated Server

Dedicated server

It’s a type of web hosting when all the resources of an entire computer (server) are given to one client.

Dedicated hosting differs advantageously from shared hosting and VPS by not limiting the resources of a physical server allocated to one user. It also doesn’t limit access to the server which allows a user to install any software they wish and even operational systems.

Despite the high quality hosting dedicated servers provide, they are usually less popular than shared web hosting because they are more expensive and more difficult to administer. However, dedicated servers are widely used in a corporate environment. Continue reading

Virtual Private Server

Virtual Private Server

What is VPS?

VPS is an abbreviation for ‘Virtual Private Server’ which literally means ‘virtual private (dedicated) server’. Most readers are probably acquainted with the notion of a physical server. But those who hear it for the first time should focus their attention on their CPU (if , of course, it’s not a laptop or a table that you use) because this is the physical server itself. The difference is that the majority of people use it only for games, music and movies. But if you install necessary server programs, you will be able to proudly call you CPU a Physical Server. Continue reading

OpenVZ VS Xen


As you probably noticed, the majority of VPS hosting providers offer you a choice of tariff plans differing in technical characteristics, as well as virtualization technology. As for the latter  parameter, in most cases we are talking about the two platforms – Xen and Open VZ. A user can clearly see that the Xen virtualization technology is usually 35-50% more expensive than OpenVZ. Why is that? Mostly, because of the resources distribution technology, and also because of some other differences that can explain the higher price. Continue reading

HostGator Review

HostGator Review, founded by Brent Oxley in 2002, is a popular web hosting service provider – the company boasts serving over 4,00,000 customers in more than 200 countries. In a highly competitive web hosting industry HostGator is well-known for its customer support, has approximately 90% customer satisfaction. HostGator can be a good choice for small and medium-sized businesses looking for cost-effective services and operations. Continue reading