Cloud Servers vs Physical Servers: A Comparison

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Cloud Servers

Introduction

In this article, we will compare the similarities and differences of a cloud server vs a physical server. Every business has similar and different approaches in how they operate. The differences often relate to what is essential for that specific business: the clientele, the need to process information/orders, and how quickly market adaptation changes are needed.

Since almost every industry today has some type of online presence, hosting providers have adapted to offer products that solve many of the challenges that face todays businesses. One such hurdle a company must solve is which type of hosting infrastructure is best suited for their demands. These choices include both cloud servers and dedicated servers. Cloud servers and dedicated servers each perform distinct tasks based on use-cases, and can be a challenge to determine which environment will satisfy the requirements that a business requires.

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Managed Hosting vs VPS Hosting

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In this article, we will discover what a Dedicated server platform, managed WordPress hosting and a VPS server hosting platform is, how they compare and differ from each other, as well as the advantages and disadvantages of each. These two concepts aren’t mutually exclusive, and in this article, we hope to provide you a better idea of what to look for in a hosting solution.

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Managed Dedicated Server Overview

Reading Time: 5 minutesAre you looking for hosting? You may be asking yourself what is the best solution for your website or online application. One that will provide the uptime and reliability you need with the best support in the industry?  Let’s go through a breakdown of our traditional Dedicated Server options to get a full scope on the aspects of these types of servers. Continue reading “Managed Dedicated Server Overview”

How to Use IPMI

Reading Time: 3 minutesIPMI (Intelligent Platform Management Interface) is a great way to manage your server remotely. Having IPMI combined with a Liquid Web VPN is similar to having a remote Kernel-based Virtual Machine (KVM) attached to your server. Continue reading “How to Use IPMI”

Which Is Better: Cloud Hosting or Dedicated Server Hosting?

Reading Time: 5 minutesBoth Cloud and Dedicated servers are two types of hosting solutions that you will find across many professional web hosting companies. Whether you’re a small business or a thriving enterprise, the question remains: what is the difference between Cloud and Dedicating hosting and which one is the best solution for you? Continue reading “Which Is Better: Cloud Hosting or Dedicated Server Hosting?”

What is HIPAA compliant hosting?

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You may have seen HIPAA compliance appear in your search for a secure web hosting provider, but what exactly is a HIPAA server? What is HIPAA, for that matter? You may also be wondering if you need to be using a HIPAA compliant dedicated server? These are all great questions! We first need to start with the term HIPAA, as it’s quite a vital piece to understanding when a HIPAA compliant server is necessary. Continue reading “What is HIPAA compliant hosting?”

What Is HIPAA Compliance?

Reading Time: 3 minutesHIPAA, or Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act, sets the standard for protecting sensitive patient data. Any company handling protected health information (PHI) must ensure that all required security measures are in place. Essentially, you can think of HIPAA like PCI compliance, except with health information instead of financial info. HIPAA compliance ensures that companies handling PHI follow proper security practices and procedures. Continue reading “What Is HIPAA Compliance?”

How to Resize a Server

Reading Time: 2 minutesUpgrading your Cloud VPS server is a simple process, and can be done in just a few satisfying clicks. Upgrades are a necessity. You work hard on your blog, or eCommerce store, and the traffic grows! Once you’ve optimized your WordPress site or Magento store, reward yourself with an easy upgrade process and increase the available resources to your Cloud VPS by following the steps below. This process can be followed for Cloud VPS Server or Cloud Dedicated servers.
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  • These instructions are intended specifically for resizing your VPS Cloud server.
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How to Reboot a Server via Manage

Reading Time: < 1 minuteRebooting a VPS server in Manage has been made incredibly easy, and only takes a few clicks. Further simplifying the process, multiple servers can be rebooted at the same time!
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How To Create a Private VPS Parent

Reading Time: < 1 minutePrivate VPS Parents, are completely dedicated to your infrastructure and offer the functionality of a private cloud all within the Storm interface.
Easy customization, superior scalability.
With the Storm Private Cloud parents, it’s easy to create Virtual Instances with customizable amounts of RAM, disk space, and CPU cores. Continue reading “How To Create a Private VPS Parent”