Why Managed Hosting May Be The Best Option For You

Dec, 03, 2014 | Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments
Managed Hosting

Let’s face it, web hosting technologies along with the hardware and software behind it aren’t exactly the easiest of things to understand and comprehend, even for those with a little bit of knowledge. There are so many variables that come into play when running a reliable, secure and powerful server that can change the entire way it should be set up and run to best handle specific traffic or resource requirements and remain safe from intruders and other less than desirable occurrences. This is where a good web host, such as Digital Pacific, steps in by offering the option of…



Dedicated Server Benefits

Feb, 12, 2013 | Business Websites, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Any website getting over 10,000 hits a day may be ready for a dedicated server. Though shared plans can be effective for smaller websites, their disadvantages start to reveal themselves once traffic picks up. While you’re saving money, you’re also sharing precious bandwidth. This translates to slowdowns, failures, and a host of other problems your visitors will experience when trying to use your site. The benefits of moving to a dedicated server are numerous. Reliability One of the biggest advantages to moving to a dedicated server is the increased reliability it affords. At last, you’ll be left to worry only…



VPS Hosting Australia

When you’re setting up an online business, one of the things you need to do is find a web host for your site. There are thousands of web hosting providers today offering different types of hosting services. Not all of them can give you everything you need. For example, shared hosting is perhaps the most common web hosting option today. It’s perfect for small online business owners who don’t expect to receive too much traffic on their sites. However, if you anticipate a huge growth in your business, you need a hosting service that can give you more space and…



VPS Hosting

Jan, 25, 2012 | Business Websites, Tips for Hosting, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

VPS stands for virtual private server. A VPS hosting option is one step up from shared hosting. With VPS, a physical server is subdivided into smaller virtual servers – each with its own set of isolated hardware and software features. A virtual server is private and dedicated, but it does share actual physical server space with other VPS accounts. The Advantage of VPS over Shared Hosting A VPS account will allow a user root access via remote Desktop Access on a Windows hosting service, or through SSH on a Linux server. Having root access means VPS users can install their…



How To Get Your Business Online

While making money on the Internet is certainly not as easy as it used to be, there are still plenty of opportunities out there. With a realistic approach and plenty of patience, many people are perfectly capable of making an income online. While there are freelancing opportunities to accommodate a wide variety of skills such as writing, web design and much more, starting your own business from scratch is somewhat more challenging. One of the greatest attractions to starting an online business is that the costs are minimal. Keeping your goals realistic is also essential. It’s wise to completely ignore…



Magento Hosting Explained

Australian Statistics reveal that Six-and-a-half million Australians have Internet access at home or work, and they spend more than $11 billion dollars a year in online purchases. So, if you own a shop selling anything from jeans to jams you need to be able to tap into this lucrative marketing opportunity and open an online store with an e-commerce platform. Magento is one of the fastest growing e-commerce platforms around and the Magento Community Edition is free! Its flexibility and wealth of features are some of the reasons this software has been downloaded by over 1 million users. Magento has…



An Introduction to VPS

Mar, 31, 2011 | Support, Web Hosting | 0 Comments

Recently we discussed recognising when you might need to move from shared hosting to a dedicated server. What wasn’t discussed was that, for some people, moving to a dedicated server is a big commitment of time and money. While dedicated servers are an excellent option, it is a big step from a shared server to dedicated server solution. Luckily for those people who are still unsure if a dedicated server is right for them, there is a middle ground. That middle ground is a Virtual Private Server, or VPS. I should note that all server types play a role, from…



How will I Know if I Need a Dedicated Server?

Feb, 22, 2011 | Web Hosting | 2 Comments

Many growing websites and online businesses will eventually hit the limitations of shared hosting. While shared hosting is a cost-effective solution for smaller sites, some people will need more.The question for these websites and business is, “How will I know if I need a dedicated server?” Do you need room to move? Many shared hosting facilities have limitations on storage space and the number of files you can store on your share of the server. This can be an issue for community-based sites that encourage members to upload files such as user account avatars or larger files like user-generated audio…



Understanding Dedicated Hosting

Jan, 31, 2011 | Web Hosting | 1 Comment

As you may already be aware, not all servers are the same. The level of support, bandwidth, storage space and available software usually depends on how much money you are prepared to spend. Most small businesses will begin with “shared hosting”, where many websites share the one physical server. All the storage space, RAM, CPU and bandwidth of the server is divided up amongst the different sites. While shared hosting is a good choice for personal and small scale business sites, it is designed for sites with modest needs. As your requirements change with your growing business, you may wish…



Dedicated Server Operating Systems

Apr, 22, 2010 | Web Hosting, Webmaster | 1 Comment

Dedicated servers give a person or business plenty of flexibility when it comes to web hosting. That flexibility encompasses the ability to choose a dedicated server operating system that suits your needs. There are several options available involving either a Linux or a Windows based system, each of which we will discuss briefly below. Linux Linux is a Unix-like operating system that is completely open source, and predominantly used on servers. Based on the Linux kernel written by Linus Torvalds, Linux is free to use, modify, enhance and redistribute under the GNU General Public License.   CentOS CentOS, which stands…



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