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HostZealot provides a software tool for testing Internet connection between client's host and chosen location for hosting online project before ordering one of the hosting services, i.e. dedicated server, VPS or web hosting.
HostZealot is pleased to announce that shared hosting is now also available in our location in Sweden!
Virtual Personal Server (VPS) hosting is often regarded as an excellent alternative to other hosting options because:
it is not so expensive as a dedicated hosting;
- but much more reliable and flexible than a shared hosting.
Also, installing or reinstalling an OS of your own choice in any time is one of the benefits, which VPS has compared to shared hosting.
If you have heard a term “colocation”, but don't know exactly what it is and what it has to do with using a server for your commercial needs, this article will give you some basic clues to start with.
Colocation can be interpreted as placing your own server in a rack along with other servers located in a facility with special conditions.
When starting a new project the most important task is to adequately measure its needs. Purchasing the best solution available does guarantee redundancy of resources but is often impossible due to limited budget. However, single-processor multi-core CPU low-end servers are quite versatile and often are able to provide enough resources for a start-up.
Let's start from the very beginning – what is hosts file at all? I'm sure there is no need to tell you in details what Internet Protocol addresses are (IP-addresses or IP's for short) and why do we need Domain Name System (DNS). Information on this subject is easy to find and you have already heard something about it. Let's only highlight the main points.
This topic is about dedicated server hosting and its pros and cons. To begin with, what are dedicated servers? Obviously, the dedicated server is a physical server, so pretty much a computer, which has CPU, hard drive, memory and other useful things. The particular kind of CPU, number of cores, memory and hard drive size completely depend on your specific needs.
SSDs are much faster than traditional hard drives in both transfer speed and latency terms. That is why HostZealot offers both SSD caching and SSD only VPS hosting. Find out more below.
Most of clients already know what is the best VPS OS for them.
Users usually select OS depending on their previous experience or on their project requirements. We provide a wide variety of OS, enabling each customer to choose the one fitting their needs and expectations most.