Cloud servers and dedicated servers both play an important role in the IT infrastructure of most modern businesses. As many organizations are considering the move from more traditional hosting platforms like Dedicated servers, it’s important for you to understand what each server type is in order to choose the right one for your application.
As hosting technology evolves, we are introduced to new categories of cloud infrastructure such as IaaS and PaaS. Each of these structures has advantages and disadvantages depending on your business goals. In this article, we cover all you need to know about Infrastructure As A Service or IaaS so you can determine if it’s the right choice for your business.
Cloud computing is the use of internet-connected servers to host software and virtual infrastructure accessed and controlled over the web or an API. The phrase “cloud computing” has only been used for a decade or so, but the history of cloud computing stretches back much further. In this article, we provide a brief history of cloud computing from the 1960s to today.
When you have one server to manage, it makes sense to configure it manually. When you have a handful of servers, you might think about writing a few Bash scripts to handle repetitive software installations and configuration changes. But when you deploy many servers, whether dedicated servers or virtual servers, the complexity becomes overwhelming, and you waste enormous amounts of time troubleshooting, updating, and configuring servers.
A container packages an application's code, binaries, and dependencies together. The container includes everything the application needs. It runs on any compatible hardware, whether a dedicated server, a hybrid virtual server, or a developer's laptop. Containers simplify the development and deployment of applications.
The modern development world seems to require three things which are difficult to achieve at the same time. Development should be fast, code should be high quality, and costs should be kept to a minimum. Software that is developed quickly is rarely the best quality. Testing code to make sure it's high-quality inflates product timelines and increases costs.
Agile is a method of software development that came to prominence in the early years of this century. It is an iterative approach to development that breaks projects into small units that can be completed in short time frames. Agile became so popular that younger developers may not have experienced any other way of building software.
In the first quarter of 2019, the enterprise Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) industry generated over $23 billion. In 2018, the average business spent $340,000 on SaaS products, 78% more than the previous year. The majority of U.S. businesses use SaaS web applications to support critical operations, creating a vast market for application developers.
The ServerMania team is full of incredibly talented and passionate technology experts who work hard each day to ensure our clients are empowered with the best server technology to meet their business goals. This month, we spoke to Jose Velilla, Customer Success Manager here at ServerMania.
It’s not hard for most of us to remember the good old days of dial up internet. While the content being loaded was significantly smaller than it is today, it could still take hours or even days to download some files. Thankfully, those days are long gone and many residential users even have access to speeds up to 1Gbps. But what advancements have been made for server connections?
During the month of October, ServerMania celebrated Computer Learning Month. We hope that you were able to learn a bit more about servers, through the various educational pieces we shared during the campaign period.
cPanel has introduced an updated licensing system for their popular web hosting control panel. In this blog, we’re outlining what exactly is changing in the licensing process and how this will impact current and future cPanel orders