How to Install OpenVZ on CentOS

CentOS is one of the most popular free and open source server operating systems. OpenVZ is a popular open source system for creating virtual private servers. Combine the two together, and you have a low-cost yet powerful VPS system. The following is a brief installation guide to get OpenVZ running on CentOS.
Step 1. Add […]

Managing Virtual Machines with Archipel

Virtualization gained many fans in 2011. More system administrators than ever before are seeing the benefit of creating virtual machines for a variety of purposes, from sectioning off business operations to hosting virtual private servers for customers. The more virtual machines you have, the more difficult it can be to manage all of them. Fortunately, […]

Benefits of Using a Virtual Private Server

Depending on the business you are involved in, opting for a dedicated server may make the most sense. On the other hand, there are plenty of situations where you can make a strong case for a virtual private server (VPS) to save money and make things a little easier for you.
The following are benefits of […]

When a VPS is not Enough

It is never an easy decision to decide to purchase or lease a dedicated server. The increased cost and responsibility is more than some are willing to take on, unless they absolutely must. Virtual private servers (VPS) are a good way to have the best of both worlds: the autonomy of a dedicated […]

WebVZ: OpenVZ Web-based Management Tool

OpenVZ is a free and open source virtualization tool that allows you to create virtual private servers (VPS) on your dedicated server. It gives you the ability to run virtual operating systems with “containers” and is regarded as the open source equivalent of Parallels’ Virtuozzo Containers.
WebVZ is essentially a web-based control panel for […]

Should You Go For Virtual Private Servers?

Yeah, you already know that dedicated hosting is way better than shared hosting. And you have all the reasons to move from the server that you share with hundreds of other websites. But, no, you cannot afford to invest in a dedicated server at this point of time. What do you do then? Do you […]