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When Should I Switch to a Dedicated Server?

May 20, 2011

Running your site on a virtual private server may be a great deal, but if your business is going great, and traffic is rocketing, your regular Web Hosting, usually Virtual Private Server (VPS) may not be able to handle it. So here are some things to consider when thinking about jumping to a dedicated server. […]

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Presales Questions to Ask a Host Before Signing Up

May 18, 2011

With thousands of web hosts waiting for your business, it can be hard to choose a reliable web host. Here are some presales questions to help you narrow down your list. What is your Uptime? This is a big one, seeing as how a website that is down isn’t a website at all. Ask your […]

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What is Reseller Web Hosting

May 10, 2011

Sometimes there are companies out there that offer to host and manage your site for you, but they don’t actually own their own servers. Instead, they rent servers from an established web hosting company and sell packages to you. This is known as reseller web hosting, and depending on your needs, it can be good […]

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Which is the Best Web Hosting Control Panel?

May 9, 2011

Since a control panel will you interface for managing things on your web host, picking a good one is important, particularly if you are in the market for a VPS or Dedicated server which give you the option to install the control panel you want. In this article, I’ll try to help you make a […]

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Windows vs Linux For Web Hosting

May 6, 2011

When it comes to web servers, you can generally pick from two operating systems: Windows and Linux. Years ago, choosing one over the other would give you a vastly different feature set. Not any more. A server running Windows can now do pretty much everything that a server running Linux can, and vice versa. It […]

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What is Overselling?

May 6, 2011

In the 1920’s, many American banks because of financial insolvency. A small dip in the stock market made many people want to take their money out of the banks. The banks practiced overselling, so there wasn’t enough money on hand to meet demand, and they shut down. Web hosting companies play a similar game to […]

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Free Web Hosting – Is There Any Worth Trying?

May 3, 2011

Ten years ago, there wasn’t any reliable free web hosting. Your only options ranged from shady to downright frightening. Times have changed, however, and free web hosting has its uses, especially if you are only looking to create a personal site. Traditional Free Hosting Sucks When free web hosting first appeared, it tended to mimic […]

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Apache vs Litespeed

May 3, 2011

When you say “web server,” Apache is the first thing to pop into my head. And for good reason! This web server handles nearly 60% of all website traffic and has been pivotal in the creation of the modern internet. In fact, without Apache, there probably wouldn’t be an internet as we know it. However, […]

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Is Unlimited Bandwidth Really Unlimited?

May 1, 2011

While shopping for the best shared hosting, you have probably seen every web hosting company boasting about “unlimited bandwidth” including with their web hosting plans.  Everyone hosting company advertises this, but what exactly does this mean? As it turns out, it means relatively little. What is Unlimited Bandwidth? Bandwidth, also known as throughput or channel […]

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Best Places To Buy Domain Names

April 23, 2011

When you purchase web hosting, you also need to buy at least one domain name to go along with it. For that, you should go through a domain registrar. Domain registrars are businesses that are allowed to sell top level domains (TLDs) like .com, .net, .org and/or country-code TLDs like .co.uk, .tv, .ly, etc. There […]

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