This article is complimentary to the previously published article What Are the Advantages of Cloud Server Over Dedicated Server for WordPress. Even the $100/month dedicated servers offer certain advantages over cloud server for the purpose of hosting WordPress. While the list of reasons why cloud servers are superior to running WordPress is endless, it is true that on a dedicated server, you are … [Read more...]
What Are the Advantages of Cloud Server Over Dedicated Server (for WordPress)
Premium cloud servers from reputed web hosts (including IBM, Fujitsu, and also Linode's dedicated CPU) offer several advantages over cheap dedicated servers. The 100% warranty of what you'll receive is only present for colocation hosting. Colocation is super costly, and complicated, adding extra headaches and expenditures. The reason cloud servers have been a popular choice over any kind of … [Read more...]
Understanding RAID Arrays for Dedicated Servers
RAID is a set of storage virtualization techniques that distribute data across multiple hard drives to improve either performance, security, or fault tolerance for the entire system(s). Since its inception, the main feature of RAID architecture has been its ability to combine multiple low-cost storage devices and common technology into a single array, so that this grouping offers increased … [Read more...]
What Elasticity in Cloud Computing Means?
Elasticity in cloud computing is the ability of this cloud to adapt to application needs as quickly as possible. There are several definitions according to various authors, some considering the notions of scalability and elasticity as identical, others as distinct. The advent of such distributed systems inevitably leads to technical problems that must be solved or limited. At the economic … [Read more...]
How to Enable PEM Certificate Based SSH Login
After following this guide, you'll get an identity file-based SSH authentication like AWS, HP cloud provides a way to log in. Commonly most of the cloud servers and dedicated servers are delivered with SSH login using the root user account. This is a security risk since any attacker can easily guess the username root and run a dictionary-based attack. The attackers can log in using the root … [Read more...]
Does a Dedicated Server Load WordPress Faster than a Cloud Server?
No. The tweaks we describe on this website will deliver comparable results on a premium cloud server and a $100/month dedicated server. You can not make WordPress faster beyond a certain point. There is a software stack limitation. If your budget is $100/month for hosting one WordPress website then a cloud server is a better option unless you need TBs of disc space. There are several reasons … [Read more...]
Is it Good to Run Apache Web server and MySQL Database on Separate Cloud Servers?
It is common to have a single LAMP-based website on a cloud server so the database and web server are on the same "container". With the advent of database-as-a-service, some of the web hosts are already offering MySQL, PostgreSQL database servers as separate instances. The question is, to run a WordPress installation, is it practical to have MySQL database on a different server? What are the … [Read more...]
How OS-Level Virtualization Works
OS-level virtualization is a method of allowing multiple instances of an operating system (as "guests") to use the kernel of a host system in isolation from each other. In contrast to virtualization using a hypervisor, container virtualization has some limitations like its guests but is considered to be particularly resource-efficient. The Docker software became popular in IT in 2013, among … [Read more...]
How Does Edge-Enabled Distributed Cloud Works?
In a distributed cloud setup, public cloud services are offered to customers at remote satellite locations outside the cloud provider's facilities. This gives the enterprise increased capabilities for storing and processing data in different data centers situated at various physical locales. The responsibility of operation, management and maintenance of the services lies with the public cloud … [Read more...]
Disadvantages of Cloud-Native Computing
The market for cloud-native solutions is growing steadily, but they come with a price. Analysts are predicting that more than 95 percent of application workloads will run on cloud-native platforms by 2025, however new technologies are not accepted linearly. Cloud native development is the process of building and running applications in a cloud environment. By leveraging cloud architecture … [Read more...]
What is Multitenancy in Cloud Computing?
Multitenancy in computing corresponds to a principle of software architecture in which a single instance of the application runs on the server, but serving multiple clients or organizations (fork or instance). This model differs from multi-instance architectures where each organization or customer has its own installed instance of the application. With a multi-tenant architecture, the application … [Read more...]