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VPS KVM vs VPS Virtuozzo, Which one should I choose?

Since the addition of VPS on our platform, we’ve only been providing a specific type of virtualization, Virtuozzo. A month ago, we introduced KVM virtual private servers on our platform. That must have got you thinking, “What’s the difference between the two?” This blog post covers the distinguishable features of KVM and Virtuozzo. Virtualization has changed the way we compute. We utilize lesser hardware, save energy and costs as well as run various applications and operating systems on that very server. Why do we need virtualization? Apart from saving time, money, and energy, it: Helps you to manage your resources…

5 Differences between Cloud and Dedicated Servers

There`s a rapid expansion in the number of businesses getting online and multiple solutions are now being provided by the hosting industry to them in order to help them host their data on the right server as per their needs. If you are a startup, there are two major hosting options available to you – cloud servers and dedicated servers. In a cloud server, you don’t need to buy and maintain any hardware as everything is ‘handled’ by the service provider, whereas the user rents or buys the server, software, and other resources from the web hosting provider in a…

Dedicated Servers – Now in India!

At SparkHost, we’re constantly striving to build the best and most useful products for our customers. And one of the ongoing requests we’ve been receiving is to provide Indian flavors of our Dedicated Hosting offerings. Well, you’ve spoken and we’ve heard! You can now get Dedicated Servers in India from SparkHost – all the power and resilience of our existing US offering now available from within India. And that too, in multiple configurations built over Linux platforms. At the core of these solutions lies a cutting edge technology platform supported by SuperMicro Blade servers, Intel Xeon processors, and RAID1 hard drives…

Why Dedicated Servers are the best option for growing Businesses

The nature of Dedicated Servers or their purpose is that it’s usually associated with Businesses that have already matured over time consisting of a large workforce or clientele. This statement is obviously true owing to the influx of data and load that dedicated servers are capable of handling. Imagine if your server crashed, your company could lose out on potential customers and in turn, could damage your business in many ways. Thus, having a reliable dedicated server hosting package is paramount for a business that is growing steadily. Here are a few reasons why dedicated servers are a reliable investment…

When Should Managed Web Hosting be considered?

Managed hosting means outsourcing your business’ technical requirements. Someone needs to manage it on behalf of you. You can both choose to hire an in-house team or outsource this job to someone and let them take care of it, while you pay them for it. However, not all businesses consider web hosting as a priority, and is often substituted by web design. Those looking for web hosting solutions for their websites may often feel confused while choosing the most suitable option. You can, however, choose between shared and dedicated hosting amongst other hosting solutions. If you think your site will…