Gone are the days where people thought of “servers” as big, bulky machines installed in data centers. Now, “servers” more often mean cloud instances or VPSs.
All that being said, dedicated servers are still a favorite choice for many. Research shows that dedicated server market grows by $237 million each year . So, the question is, what’s the better choice between virtual and physical servers? (more…)
10 years back, people were happy with sites that loaded in 10 seconds. Not anymore.
These days, people browse sites on the go with their smartphones. If it’s not loading in 2 seconds, they just open the next site. (more…)
A locked gate is an obstacle, but a skilled attacker can easily defeat it. Now, what if this gate has 10 different kinds of locks, is rigged with an alarm, and leads to a mine field? Yeah, that would dissuade a vast majority of attackers. This approach to security is called Defense in depth. Server security experts use a similar approach called Layered security to keep out attackers. (more…)
High load, aka high load average is the most common reason for business downtime in the web hosting industry.
Applications freeze, websites timeout, and customers abandon cart.
Yeah, we hate it too. That’s why, here at Bobcares, our Dedicated Server Admins monitor our customer’s servers 24/7 and fix load issues in as little as 5 minutes.
Everyone loves a fast website. Even search engines such as Google say a site should respond within 200 milliseconds . This means you should keep your site lightning fast not just to keep your customers happy, but to retain your SEO rankings. (more…)