What is Cloud VPS?

Whether you’ve just started with web hosting or you’ve been around for the past few years, you may have heard about the “Cloud”, “Cloud VPS” or “Virtual servers”. Of course there exist plenty of others similar terms we could go through. In this article, we will try to explain what is Cloud VPS and how […]

9 things you can do with a VPS

You may have wondered what to do with a Virtual Private Server (VPS)? Or what it can do for you? In short, more or less anything. Well, as long as you aren’t breaking the law or violating your VPS hosting provider’s terms of service… As long as you stay in line with that, it’s true you […]

How to Know When Your Business Needs a New Server

So, you already have a dedicated server or VPS plan to host the website for your business. Your website is running smoothly and business is going well, with no changes to your hosting arrangement needed. You may think that with this server your business’s internet needs will be fulfilled for the foreseeable future.  However, there […]

15 Websites: Find Royalty Free Images for Your Blog Posts

High-quality photography has always been an integral part of good web design, for as long as websites have been around. You’re probably used to seeing images on most websites you visit – from personal blogs, to online stores, to forums. The impact that good photography can have on your website is immediately visible.  Unfortunately, too […]

Advantages & possible disadvantages of dedicated web hosting

Table of Content What is dedicated hosting? How does dedicated hosting work? Advantages of dedicated web hosting Possible disadvantages of dedicated web hosting When should you choose a dedicated web hosting? What is Dedicated Hosting? A dedicated hosting is a physical server that’s fully independent and separate from any other machines.  Each dedicated server has […]

Why your website can benefit from a redesign

Now that the economy is slowly starting back up, many businesses are finding the need for web design services to update their website. In these ever-changing times, you may find that some content on your website is no longer relevant, or you need to update product prices. Perhaps you need to redesign your store front […]

Installing Percona XtraDB 5.7 Cluster on Centos 7

In this tutorial, we will show you how we configured Percona XtraDB Cluster 5.7 on Centos 7 server. This install will be taking advantage of the Percona repositories for Yum. For this build we will require 3 Centos 7 systems. In our case this was done using 3 virtual machines running on a local Lan, […]

Securing Proxmox and SSH using Fail2Ban

Out of the box Proxmox does not have any Brute Force protection in the same way as some other virtualisation technologies do. For example when using VMWare EXSi it will block the SSH port by default and when open add some strict rules on access. As such, for our proxmox servers we wanted to increase […]