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What are server logs and what are they for
Apr 18, 2022
What are server logs and what are they for

Server logs are files that record and store system information about the operation of the device. They contain data about certain events that occur on the server:



CentOS vs Debian. What is a better fit for your project
Apr 6, 2022
CentOS vs Debian. What is a better fit for your project

Linux-like systems are considered one of the most popular systems for running servers. Linux kernel operating systems occupy the fourth position in the world ranking. Approximately 32% of all web servers in the world use Linux distributions, and 64% of their total number are UNIX-like systems. And every year more and more organizations, hosting providers, and customers prefer Linux. In this article, we will tell you what is better for your server - CentOS or Debian.



What are RAID arrays: advantages, types
Mar 23, 2022
What are RAID arrays: advantages, types

At home, in the office, and in large data centers, the so-called RAID array can be in demand everywhere. Such an array of hard drives can significantly increase the processing speed and reliability of storing large amounts of data. But only on one condition: if you have selected the system that is optimal for your conditions. In order not to make a mistake when creating a RAID array, it is worth evaluating the pros and cons of each of its types. Let’s take a closer look a this in the following article.


Which Linux distribution is best to install on a server in 2022
Feb 15, 2022
Which Linux distribution is best to install on a server in 2022

Linux is an extensive family of operating systems developed by both independent developers and private companies promoting their own software to the market. In this article, we will tell you which Linux distribution for servers is best installed in 2022.



What’s the difference between Docker and Kubernetes
Feb 15, 2022
What’s the difference between Docker and Kubernetes

Let’s see what the difference between virtual machines and containers is, why Docker is so popular, what Kubernetes is, and what are the main IT-market trends in this area. Both technologies are a method of virtualization and are used for application deployment, but there are a few fundamental differences between them which you will discover once you have deeply analyzed and compared them. Let’s see.

Dedicated server for gaming: what it is and why you need it
Jan 5, 2022
Dedicated server for gaming: what it is and why you need it

No matter how great the game is, if it has unstable servers that are not able to cope with the natural load, it is going to fail and be forgotten. Gamers can still put up with bugs, but bad network code, constant FPS spikes, and high ping - these are factors that can easily negate any benefits. Dedicated server for gaming is optimized differently for the specific task - to provide comfortable gameplay to all the people who are connected to the server in real-time. In this article, we will talk about how to choose a game server and what aspects to consider first.

How to install your website on a server
Dec 16, 2021
How to install your website on a server

An empty dedicated server is not suitable for website installation. In this article, we will tell you how to prepare the basic software, and how to configure the control panel of the server and the sites it hosts.

Server: build and launch
Nov 23, 2021
Server: build and launch

Just like a normal desktop computer, a server needs to be configured and assembled in a special case, taking into account many important points, starting with the compatibility of components and ending with their efficiency in terms of performing their tasks. In this article, we will explain what steps are involved in assembling a server, and how it is configured and tested after installation.


Choice of processor when renting a virtual server
Nov 22, 2021
Choice of processor when renting a virtual server

Although we have already told you how to choose the right virtual server, we cannot dissect all of the nuances in one article. This is confirmed by the experience of experts at HostZealot, who are faced with a lot of clarifying questions from customers! For example, VPS Rental customers are often interested in the CPU in their "machine" - and we will tell you all the most important things about selecting this node!

How to work properly with a dedicated server
Nov 18, 2021
How to work properly with a dedicated server

Minimum compromise and maximum capabilities - about how you can describe a dedicated server on the background of other options for hosting online projects on the network. But do not hurry to order the purchase or lease such a server! First, we should understand what it is, what are its advantages and disadvantages, as well as what to look for when choosing equipment. All this information you will find in our article!