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Why Every Business Needs A VPS

What is a VPS? Virtual private server (VPS) technology has been around for a few years now and has proven itself as the best web and application hosting platform for small and medium-size businesses. While a VPS looks like a dedicated server to its user, it is in fact serving multiple clients at the same time, all of which have their own "private" server on the same hardware.   The advantages of VPS technology are many fold. First, a VPS carries all of the benefits of a dedicated server. This includes the ability for businesses to choose their own operating system and web server software. They can also have total control over what applications they run on the server and how they run them.   How reliable is VPS? As with a co-located private server, a VPS usually sits in a data center with multiple connections to the internet, generator back up power, and physical security to ensure that it, and the companies depending on it, stays available at all times. Most modern microprocessor chips are designed to support "virtualization" in their hardware, making them very good at keeping separate virtual machines apart from each other. While in a traditional shared...
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Have Sites Like Facebook Made People More Comfortable With Cloud Solutions?

The rise of social networking sites such as Facebook has led to a number of developments and changes within the technology world occurring alongside alterations to our own lives. Many of us would now struggle to conduct our daily forms of communication and correspondence without the use of such sites, but what exactly does this mean for cloud computing? Have sites such as Facebook made people more receptive to and comfortable with the computing solutions that they offer? Cloud computing has been labelled as the “next big thing” of the technological world, despite initial concerns over the safety of data and the security of the services that are provided. The increasing acceptance and positive expectations for cloud computing could therefore be attributed to the changes which social media sites, such as Facebook, have instigated. Opening a world in which our personal information and data is entered on a web-hosted site has meant that many of us are beginning to find ourselves more comfortable with the notion of entering data into an online environment. Familiarity All new technologies and systems become commercially popular once they are considered familiar, with the step between familiarity and normality being particularly small. Social network sites and...
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VPS Hosting For Dummies - What Is CPanel VPS Hosting?

cPanel VPS hosting is the use of a single partitioned server to behave as if it were many servers.  These virtual machines act the same as several physical computers – except that they are actually all contained in 1 single server. cPanel, derived from “control panel”, is an interface system that allows one to easily monitor and adjust the settings of a VPS, or Virtual Private Server. Indeed, the cPanel interface is specifically designed to meet the needs of the administrator and to make the job easier.  Combining the CPanel interface with a VPS hosting system can greatly increase the efficiency and ease of running websites. CPanel VPS Hosting - What is "VPS Hosting?" VPS Hosting, or Virtual Private Server Hosting, is basically the use of an outside server to store and protect your work.  These servers are usually kept in cooled and isolated rooms designed to protect them from weather, people and power outages.  cPanel makes it possible to access and even change the information within a server through any outside device so long as it is connected to the internet.  One has the ability to access their server using a Mac, Linux or Windows operating system as long as...
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How to Set Up a Website

Websites are to the internet what software is to computers. The internet simply cannot function without websites, and with the increasing popularity and accessibility to the internet and its resources, websites are more important now than ever. As such, persons and businesses everywhere are building websites all over the world to give themselves and their businesses a formidable web presence. In fact, many businesses and personalities operate only in the realm of the World Wide Web and make their living from the same. Websites can be particularly useful in personal and business branding and increasing the sphere of one’s reach. Setting up a website is no longer something left to programmers, but is now something almost anyone with an internet connection and computer can do. There are many webhosts now offering website building tools and hosting and are geared towards new users who have no programming experience. Many of these webhosts have both paid and free website hosting services that can be taken advantage of by persons wishing to set up a website and give themselves much needed web presence. With all these available options, there are just a few easy steps the average user can to take in order to...
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Why Do You Need cPanel Web Hosting?

I am very happy that cPanel Inc developed cPanel Web hosting because it made it easy for me to install websites in a matter of minutes. cPanel is a proprietary software and therefore is used by thousands of Web hosting companies. For example I have hosting with Hostgator and day use cPanel to allow me to install a WordPress website in under 3 min or less. cPanel is well known as an easy to use Control Panel interface for website owners. This makes making changes to your website very easy for the average non-technical website owner. Advantages to cPanel Web hosting cPanel is very popular and I could list any advantages to using this software, however in this article I will limit my list to 3. Easy for non-technical Webmasters you no longer need to have programming knowledge to start your own website using cPanel Web hosting. You might however need some basic computer skills, but I'm sure we all have them in this day and age. If you do have any problems, your web host will probably have how to videos to help you out. Nothing is difficult in cPanel as they use icons to show clearly where each of...
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