Category: Hosting

Physical Servers to Virtual Servers – Are you waiting too?

Should have moved to the Hostek.com cloud before my server crashed.

Are you waiting like Dan? Dan is a real life individual.¬† I’ll leave the last name off ūüôā Several months ago Dan contacted us about his server situation.¬† Dan has a few servers in his local office that are getting older and he is considering moving to a Cloud hosting environment. Dan waited… Then… one day Dan had a server crash and he called us frantically, wanting to get him and his clients moved to the cloud ASAP.¬† In the end, Dan was thrilled that we were able to quickly get him a production ready server online and he was...
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Questions and Answers Hostek VPS Hosting

Questions About Hostek VPS Hosting - What Makes Hostek

We offer free consulting for anyone who would like our team to discuss possible solutions for hosting. We usually hear from companies wanting to move existing sites or servers. VPS hosting is a great option especially for companies because of the low cost and it’s easy to get started. We get a lot of questions about VPS hosting. Below are some of the most common answers we share. Will VPS Hosting Be Slow? Physical server hardware is shared with multiple VPS’s but the good news is we’re super careful about resource consumption. We never OVER provision a server; guaranteeing your...
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ColdFusion 2016 Is Released What Now?

ColdFusion 2016 - What's Next For ColdFusion And Hosting

With ColdFusion 2016 being released almost 1 week ago.¬†It’s had time to settle in and get reviewed. Hostek made¬†ColdFusion 2016 Hosting and ColdFusion 2016 VPS Hosting ready in less than 24hrs after announcement. We caution everyone to recognize it’s a new product so mileage may vary. What’s Being Said About ColdFusion 2016? There’s been several blog posts already describing the pro’s and con’s from recognized names. So instead of writing about this we’ll link to them here: Adam Cameron – “by far the worst ColdFusion release” Charlie Arehart – “hidden gems to uncover” Rakshith Naresh – “Embrace futuristic technologies” There’s...
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How To Buy VPS Hosting Without Losing Your Mind

You¬†want to buy vps hosting but not sure how to compare plans from one company to another.¬†You are not alone. To be successful takes just a few simple rules. If followed you will buy¬†vps hosting that fits¬†properly. Can I Buy VPS Hosting Based On Comparing Resources? There’s dozens of metrics to compare like RAM, DISK, CPU, GHz, I/O, Bandwidth, Transfer, Connections, Page Views and so on. Some companies have their own way to define the “size” of a customer.¬† If you’re evaluating, don’t only consider these numbers. Ask deeper questions.¬†You might uncover ways to save time or money (like not...
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