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In this article, we will describe in detail how to install Ubuntu on a server. We will use Ubuntu 20.04 LTS distribution as an example, as it is one of the most popular and stable. Minimum hardware requirements for this OS version are as follows:
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.
When ordering hosting services it is not enough only to determine the type of server that is suitable for your need. It is very important to choose an operating system for it. It affects a lot: stability, safety, functionality, the flexibility of settings, ease of administration, etc. It is especially important for VPS. In this article, we will explain why Ubuntu is a great choice!
Overselling is a service of reselling previously sold server processing power. The essence of the fact is that many customers of hosting providers do not use fully leased capacity, and they stay idle. In this case, some providers take and resell idle resources to other contractors. In practice, this approach allows:
When creating an online store one of the most important steps in the search and selection of hosting provider, on the servers of which will be placed the webserver. Speaking in the language of analogies, hosting is a platform on which the point of sale is located. Instead of square meters here you get the hardware resources, which are necessary to maintain the online store. And the higher the server capacity, the better will work online store: more stable, faster, more reliable.
VPS is an acronym that stands for a virtual private server. When renting a VPS, the client gets a part of a physical server, which has almost the same functions and features as a separate full-fledged server. However, there are some limitations: for example, VPS does not provide access to the operating system kernel, and the choice of available control panels is limited by the hosting provider. Otherwise, VPS servers offer the same benefits as a physical server:
There are two types of hosting:
VPS administration panel is necessary for competent management of functions and settings of web-server - it allows you to monitor the work of one or more sites. The main functions of the control panel include:
The test period - the possibility of short-term rental server at no charge. This is a good opportunity to assess the quality of services provided by a hosting provider. If there are no problems during the trial period, it proves that the hosting provider is responsible and open to the clients. In this article, we are going to tell you what aspects you should check during the trial period and what you should focus on during the analysis.
Due to an excessive increase in load, the virtual server can begin to "suffocate" - it simply will not have time to process all incoming requests and perform the assigned tasks. As a consequence, there will be delays in the server, and the loading speed of the site pages will decrease to unacceptable values. In this article, we will talk about what causes can provoke this, how to conduct an analysis to assess the load on the VPS server, and what are the ways to solve the problem.