Managed vs Unmanaged Dedicated Servers

Managed vs Unmanaged Dedicated Servers – Pros & Cons

Shopping for a new Dedicated Server? That means you’ll need to make the choice between managed vs unmanaged hosting. In this article, we’ll discuss the pros & cons of each option and break down the many benefits of managed hosting. Nowadays, most websites begin their digital life on a shared hosting account. Most website owners will not switch to a dedicated server before they are certain that it’s required for them. The terms “unmanaged” or “managed” (sometimes referred to as “fully-managed”) are only relevant when talking about dedicated servers or VPS Hosting. Shared hosting is always considered fully-managed due toRead More

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What are Dedicated Servers and why get one?

What are Dedicated Servers and Why Would You Need One?

Nearly 2 billion websites reside on servers around the world. By the time you finish reading this article, there will be a thousand more. Businesses large and small benefit from websites of their own. If you’ve looked to create one, you’ve seen providers talk about dedicated servers. But what are dedicated servers, anyway?

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Unlimited Bandwidth vs Unmetered Bandwidth - What's the difference?

Is Unmetered Bandwidth The Same Thing as Unlimited Bandwidth?

Over 4.3 billion people — or 56% of the world’s population — now use the Internet. On any given day, many of these Internet users carry out over 3.5 billion searches on Google alone. And upon clicking on a search result, they end up on one of the 1.27 billion active websites today. Now, wouldn’t it be awesome if these users landed on your website? Of course. But for them to even see your site’s contents, your website needs to be on a server with sufficient bandwidth. This is why you should consider a server offering unmetered bandwidth. With this,Read More

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Your Guide to setting up a video streaming server

Your Guide To Setting Up A Video Streaming Server

As of January 2018, 85% of U.S. internet users watch online video. More and more people will expect your website to provide streaming video alongside text content. You can host your video on sites like YouTube and Vimeo, but you’ll be at their mercy. They’ll show ads alongside your videos that could be from your competitors, you have no control over the other “related” videos they show beside yours, and they could take your video down with no warning. Running your own server gives you complete control over your content so your visitors will experience it the way you want.Read More

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why Fully Managed dedicated servers?

7 Reasons Why Your Business Needs Managed Servers

Keeping your web server up to date is important but there are a lot of things to stay on top of. For example, updating PHP can help with security and performance but do you know how to make that change? Running a web server can be challenging for anyone who isn’t an expert. Let’s look at how a managed server can help make your website faster, more secure, and a better experience for your site’s visitors. What Are Fully Managed Servers? When a server is “fully managed” it means the hosting company looks after many of the technical parts ofRead More

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How to install Wordpress on VPS or Dedicated Servers?

How to Install WordPress on Your VPS or Dedicated Server

WordPress runs more than 33% of all the sites on the internet. The sites that install and use WordPress range from a page or two with a handful of visitors each week to thousands of pages and millions of visitors. You might be a bit intimidated by the thought of installing WordPress yourself. It’s not as complicated as you might think and if you host your site on Maple-Hosting’s managed servers, we can install WordPress for you. Let’s look at what you need to consider when choosing your hosting, and then go through the different methods of setting up WordPress.

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Gaming servers 101 - how to install, setup, and use for beginners

Gaming Servers 101: The Beginner’s Guide to Setting up a Game Server

Are you into Minecraft? To this day it still has over 91 million players every month. How about a game of Counter-Strike: Global Offensive or Ark: Survival Evolved? All of these games allow you to make and run your own server, guaranteeing more control over the multiplayer experience. If you’re looking to buy dedicated gaming servers, you need to ask yourself four questions before you buy. It’s always important to ensure that you can use your dedicated servers for more than one purpose. Once you buy your own game server, you now have to set it up. Are you readyRead More

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Speed Up Your Website With An Unmetered Dedicated Server

How to Speed up Your Business Website with an Unmetered Dedicated Server

A lot of things are better when they’re unlimited and unmetered. Unmetered parking, unlimited phone data, and, of course, an unmetered dedicated server. Because the truth is, even in the era of cloud computing, unmetered dedicated servers still have clear advantages. Want to find out whether an unmetered dedicated server can help you, and how it can make your website faster? Keep reading to find out more.

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What to look for in a video streaming dedicated server?

Video Streaming Dedicated Server: What To Look For

A video streaming dedicated server is an ideal solution if you are offering your web users a video on demand, a video sharing / live streaming platform, or an online video platform. Video streaming dedicated servers deal with large volumes of data and need to scale nearly all their specifications, including RAM, disk space, bandwidth, and port size. Compromising on CPU To save money, about the only component you could possibly compromise on is the CPU, but don’t go too far. You will still need a robust CPU to handle dynamic content. What dynamic content you might ask? While mostRead More

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Buying a Dedicated Server - 4 Things to Know

Buy a Dedicated Server: 4 Questions To Ask Before Buying

Before you buy a dedicated server you might have a few questions regarding what you can use it for. With most hosting companies, you will have an opportunity to customize your server or you can purchase one that meets your specific needs. It is very important to know what it is exactly you’ll be using the server for, before buying one. Also, when buying a server, make sure you understand that it may be tough to add additional capacity later on. Here are 4 common questions to ask yourself before you buy: 1. How will I be using this dedicated server? DedicatedRead More

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