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Colocation hosting

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Mar
17

Colocation is a hosting option for those who want the benefits of a web hosting provider (robust network infrastructure, electrical power redundancy, cooling equipment, etc.) and still own their server hardware. The upfront cost of a colocation server is higher than the one for a dedicated server. However, the monthly fee is lower in colocation since you do not have to pay the server hardware location fee.

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Dedicated server

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Mar
2

dedicated serverA dedicated server is a physical server on which you have a total control of the resources. The CPU, memory and disk IO characteristics of your server are directly related to your choice of hardware at purchase time. As as result, the performance of a dedicated server is highly predictable. The performance of a web site running on a developer workstation will be similar to the performance of a dedicated server with equivalent specifications.

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Virtual Private Server

Posted Posted by Patrice Guay in Web hosting     Comments 2 comments
Feb
22

Virtual Private ServerThe development of virtualization technologies and software has lead to an new web hosting product siting between the shared server and the dedicated server: the virtual private server (VPS). Also referred to as virtual dedicated server (VDS), this virtual server is hosted on a physical server typically running a hypervisor. The presence of the hypervisor on the physical server allows a better control on the resources allocated to the virtual servers. Each virtual server can run its own operating system with custom settings, configuration and services.
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Shared web hosting

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Feb
9

shared hostingA shared web server is generally a slice of a physical server along with a control panel to simplify the management of your web solution. The available resources of the physical server are shared between the different guests. The ratio of resource allocation between the guests is fluctuating according to offer and demand. This entry-level solution for web hosting is offered at a low cost but has several limitations. Limited scalability and variable performance due to host resource consumption are the main drawbacks of this web hosting solution.
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