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How To Choose The Right Server To Host Your Database

How To Choose The Right Server To Host Your Database

A database is the heart of most modern web applications, mobile applications, and services. Whether it’s a traditional SQL database like MySQL or PostgreSQL or a NoSQL database like MongoDB, the server that hosts your database will determine its reliability, availability, and performance. In this article, we will explore the factors that you should keep in mind when choosing a database server and take a look at three types of server – hybrid, cloud, and dedicated — and their suitability for hosting databases of various types and sizes.

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How To Choose The Best Server for A Small Business In 2018

I think you’ll agree with me that choosing the best server for a small business can be a difficult process. With so many server types, processors, hard drive, and other options to choose from, it’s almost impossible to know where to begin.

It doesn’t have to be this complicated. It turns out, there are just four things to really consider when choosing a small business server. In today’s article, I’m going to run down our top 3 small business server choices, and show you how you can choose the right server for your project.

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Buyer’s Guide to Xeon Servers

The Intel Xeon line is often the best choice for high-demand servers and workstations. A Xeon server can handle data-intensive processes and maintain the speed that Intel is known for.

If you are new to the Xeon server and Central Processing Units (CPU), read on to see what sets them apart from other CPUs. Understanding the features will help you choose the right server for your needs.

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4 Security Tips for Your Dedicated Windows Server

It's official: server compromises are on the rise across the globe. In fact, in recent years, hacking has increased by a shocking 32%, leading companies to lose millions of dollars in business and even more in consumer confidence and trust.

If you have a Windows dedicated server, then it's your responsibility to ensure that you've done everything you can to keep your consumer data and information safe from hackers.

In this article, we'll share with you some of our most valuable tips when it comes to increasing the security of your Windows dedicated server.

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A Game Developer’s Guide to Dedicated GPU Servers

A GPU dedicated server is a powerful piece of technology that has the potential to change the way you manage and interact with your data.

Finding the right server for your processing requirements is a key step in ensuring your project starts off on the right foot.

Join us, today, as we analyze GPU servers, what they do, and what you should expect when investing in one.

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Is Unlimited Dedicated Server Bandwidth Possible?

Businesses today use more server bandwidth than ever before. With file sizes getting larger and the internet getting faster, this trend isn't likely to slow down anytime soon.

You've probably seen companies offering unlimited bandwidth, and while that idea sounds nice, it doesn't exist.

Just look at one notice a Rogers internet customer in Canada received when they tried to make use of their unlimited bandwidth. Don't let this happen to your business. 

To help your company find the best bandwidth options for your needs, we're breaking down why unlimited bandwidth doesn't exist, and the best alternatives.

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How to Set Up an Affordable Dedicated Server

For those of you experienced with system administration, a how-to on setting up a dedicated server is as exciting as reading the back of a cereal box. But, for some developers and anyone new to hosting, a guide is a useful resource to follow. 

This article will outline a very high-level overview of setting up an affordable dedicated server for your business.

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Understanding How to Protect Against DDoS Attacks

Distributed Denial of Service attacks, or DDoS attacks, are becoming more common. These attacks can be a huge problem for any type of business that has an internet presence. Are you prepared to protect against DDoS attacks against your server?

Even with sophisticated DDoS protection, major online services such as Twitter and Spotify can suffer due to a DDoS attack. If your server has no DDoS protection in place, then you don’t stand a chance against these attacks.

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