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When Is It Time To Upgrade to a Dedicated?

When Is It Time To Upgrade to a Dedicated Server?

Starting a small blog or website with a shared hosting package is wise for most, but you should know upfront that rapid expansion may hinder the performance or even viability of your website if you have not planned for it. For 95% of informational sites, your average hosting package should prove to be enough. The problem with many hosting companies today however is massive overselling to be competitive in a tough market. This is basically offering unlimited this, and a ton of that all for small price just as below 5$, under the premise that 9 out of 10 clients wont ever approach anything near what is being offered.
When Is It Time To Upgrade to a Dedicated?
Shared servers are just that shared. It means that if someone on your server has a spike in traffic to their website one day, resources may be taken away from your website. If hundreds of other websites on your server have a spike at the same time there is a good chance that performance will be affected. Think of it this way. A web hosting server is just a computer do you share your work computers processor and RAM with 400 other people? That is exactly what you are doing if you are on a shared hosting plan. Though sharing brings its benefits, the biggest one being low price, there are some situations where you need to consider upgrading to dedicated server.
Before go for the upgrade, you must be aware that you have to keep the website running, it’s software platform and the partition that you take on the server and adjust it to your specifications, or to hire technical expert to support it. With more resources, come along more cost. Before moving to a delicated hosting account, make strict and correct conclusions what will be your needs. It is not advised to upgrade if the tech part is way more above your pay grade.
Dedicated server hosting provides you with the highest caliber of stability and performance rates. With your growing business at hand, you may want to consider visitor traffic utilizing your resources effectively. Although it may seem like an expensive upgrade, keep in mind the amount of business you face losing if your shared hosting plan cannot keep your business website up and available to your customers online all the time.

10+ Considerations When Choosing VPS Hosting

10+ Considerations When Choosing VPS Hosting

A Virtual private server, or VPS, may be the hosting solution you are looking for. If your website is experiencing immense growth, it may be better to host the site on a VPS. A shared hosting environment tends to be unstable and your growing site may be taking up too much resources. Having a VPS ensures that you are allocated a fixed amount of resources. You don’t have to worry about resource hogging. In addition, you can also make custom tweaks to your site that requires admin rights. You can’t do that in a shared hosting environment.

10+ Considerations When Choosing VPS Hosting
10+ Considerations When Choosing VPS Hosting

Virtual private server (VPS) hosting is a flexible, scalable, and economical hosting solution that can fit the needs of almost any kind of website. It’s a perfect solution for those who have outgrown their shared hosting plans but don’t really need to move to a dedicated server.
With so many hosting businesses out there how can you ensure you choose one of the more reputable ones? Here are a few pointers that should help steer you in the right direction:
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Google's Ajax Libraries API

Google CDN: use AJAX Libraries API to Speed up your Ajax apps

Google's Ajax Libraries API
Google's Ajax Libraries API

I don’t use a lot of JavaScript, but as you probably know, I’m a fan of offloading things to other people when it can save me the hassle of doing it myself.
A CDN — short for Content Delivery Network — distributes your static content across servers in various, diverse physical locations. When a user’s browser resolves the URL for these files, their download will automatically target the closest available server in the network.
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