Load Balancing and Web Site Performance

    By Gail Seymour If you have a Web application that connects to a database or runs processor-heavy, server-side scripts, you will soon come to realize that spikes in demand can cause your site to become sluggish, or even worse, unavailable, just when you need it to function most. If your site has reached the stage

    Dedicated Server Operating Systems

    By Gail Seymour When it comes to choosing an operating system (OS) for your dedicated server, you have choices. Your most obvious choice is whether to go for a Windows OS, or to choose a Unix/Linux distribution suitable for your intended use. Here is a high level overview of some of the most popular options.

    Choosing the Best Control Panel for Your Dedicated Server

    By Melissa J Luther Congratulations, your business has grown to the point that you need a dedicated server for your Web site. This is great news for your business, but it does increase your server management responsibilities. For one thing, you are no longer restricted to your Web host’s choice of control panel, so you

    Advantages of Collocation

    By Samantha Gluck Choosing a server collocation provider is growing rapidly in popularity among small business owners. These businesses have invested a fair amount of money in their servers and peripheral hardware, but don’t have the budget and facilities necessary to reap all the potential benefits of having this equipment.

    How Does a Multi-server Configuration Work?

    By Buffy Cranford Savvy computer users recognize the value of backing up their priceless files on a spare hard drive or rewritable disks. When hearty files begin chewing up hard drive space and impacting PC performance, computer users often examine their Central Processing Unit (CPU) performance and take appropriate measures for freeing up disk space.

    Do I Need a Dedicated Server?

    By Hostway Related Products Dedicated Servers With ultra-high security measures and over eight years of managed hosting experience, Hostway managed dedicated servers are the best overall value in the industry. A dedicated server is an Internet-connected computer devoted entirely to one customer. As your Web site grows, you may begin to wonder whether you need

    Dedicated Servers

    Related Products Dedicated Servers With ultra-high security measures and over eight years of managed hosting experience, Hostway managed dedicated servers are the best overall value in the industry. When you outgrow the shared server environment and need power, space and flexibility, transitioning your business to a dedicated server is an obvious choice. Unlike most other

    Choosing an Operating System for a Dedicated Server

    Related Products Dedicated Servers With ultra-high security measures and over eight years of managed hosting experience, Hostway managed dedicated servers are the best overall value in the industry. Large companies with complex Web sites or separate mail and database systems need a dedicated server for their critical data. When a company is ready to make

    The Windows Operating System for Dedicated Servers

    Related Products Dedicated Servers With ultra-high security measures and over eight years of managed hosting experience, Hostway managed dedicated servers are the best overall value in the industry. Developed by Microsoft, the Windows operating system (OS) is one of the two most popular operating systems for dedicated servers. Windows Server has been around for many

    The Linux Operating System for Dedicated Servers

    Related Products Dedicated Servers With ultra-high security measures and over eight years of managed hosting experience, Hostway managed dedicated servers are the best overall value in the industry. Linux is an open source operating system (OS) that presents you with many choices for your dedicated server. Because it’s open source, many different companies have created