The Benefits of Using Solid State Drives

For the past two decades, hard disk drives (HDD) have ruled the storage landscape. Servers in particular have relied on high-performance HDDs to store data for short-term use. For long-term storage, many organizations may have used tape backup, although even those have gradually been replaced with hard drives. Now, solid state drives (SDD), which use […]

How Important is Memory on a VPS?

Yesterday, we looked at low end boxes, inexpensive servers with less powerful hardware than your average high-quality dedicated server. ¬†Many low end boxes are actually virtual private servers (VPS), and are, therefore, technically not boxes at all. ¬†With a VPS, you share your server with other tenants, all of whom need to play fairly to […]