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Introducing the Redesigned ServerMania Customer Experience

2019 is ramping up to be a busy year for ServerMania, and we are excited to introduce a completely redesigned client experience to you. We have recently upgraded our Dedicated Servers pricing page, order form, and client management control panel Surge and we’d like to introduce some of the key functionality to you so that you can make the most of your hosting experience with ServerMania

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RAID Hard Drive

Everything You Wanted to Know About RAID (and Why You Need It)

There are a few things you can count on in life: death, taxes, and hard drive failure or data corruption. No matter what brand of hard drives you use or what kind of drive you select, eventually you will experience drive failure. While data corruption and drive failure rates have drastically decreased due to Solid State and NVMe drives, it’s still something you need to protect against. This is accomplished through offsite backups, and RAID.

But what is RAID, and how do you select the right RAID option for your server? In this article, we will cover the anatomy of RAID, the variety of options available, and tips for selecting the right one.

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two paths demonstrating the decision between Ubuntu and Centos

Comparing CentOS vs. Ubuntu – How to Make the Right Choice

Linux tends to be the operating system of choice for hosted servers thanks to its inherent stability and low license costs. Although there are hundreds of distros to choose from, the decision often comes down to CentOS vs Ubuntu, both of which are seen to be among the very best.

So how do you pick the one that is right for you? First it helps to understand a little about CentOS and Ubuntu.

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