Is it time to upgrade to a VPS?

A virtual private server is a term to describe a virtual machine. Otherwise known as a cloud server, VPS provides the power and functionality of having your own server at a much more accessible price. Purchasing a VPS service means total use of the machine with root access, dedicated CPU and RAM.

Do you have multiple websites?

Shared hosting usually allows for sub-domains but hosting companies can sometimes be picky about you having more than one webpage. Companies like ASPnix allow you 5 -100 websites per shared hosting account but others can be pretty restrictive. VPS hosting will provide ample disk space for all of your data and websites. With dedicated RAM and CPU you know that you wont have problems handling massive data or traffic.

Are you expanding as a business?

With more business comes more traffic and with a shared hosting environment you may find that data and processing power are not up to your new expectations. VPS offers you a flexible way to continue to grow.

What kind of content will your site host?

When upgrading to dynamic content make sure that you have enough resources. Dynamic content will soak up all of your system resources like a sponge and if you are still using entry level shared hosting you will eventually need a lot more than what you have.

Is your site slowing down?

Web hosting companies want to treat their customers fairly and if you require a huge amount of resources then you may end up seeing yourself slowing down.

Do you have added security and backup a concerns?

There are certain security limitations with a shared hosting account that don’t apply to a VPS. Companies like ASPnix and others make regular backups to insure your data is safe as well as utilize a hardware firewall to add to your security and give you 24/7 tech support. This can be critical if you are in need of added attention to security and have critical data on your server. In the event of some kind of an emergency you can always call on someone from their staff and get the help you need to identify and solve any issue.

Why you need to backup your website

Backups are one of the most important maintenance features you can manage. If you aren’t already making regular backups you really need to start immediately. Being vigilant about your data safety is the only way to prevent the unforeseeable Continue reading “Why you need to backup your website” »

Simple IFTTT Recipes For Everyday Use

If This Then That is a way in which you can automate various tasks and activities across various platforms and systems. Below are some very simple “recipes” that might inspire you to make something new or to automate some of your daily tasks. Continue reading “Simple IFTTT Recipes For Everyday Use” »

Growth and expectations of IOT in 2018

Last year we saw a huge amount of growth in the IOT industry with adopters in manufacturing, transportation, utilities and healthcare leading the race. The Manufacturing sector spent an estimated $178 billion last year, transportation $78 billion and utilities at around $69 billion. Overall, its expected to become worth $6 trillion in total between 2015 and 2020. So what does this year hold? Continue reading “Growth and expectations of IOT in 2018” »

IOT, The Cloud, and Farming. Why Farmers Need Managed Web Services.

The future is a strange and wonderful place where our technologies are expanding to meet the needs of so many more industries each and every day. Unlikely bed fellows are now realizing the huge potential for cooperative growth. As IOT innovation is popping up in every industry a subject that has previously not been often addressed in tech circles is farming. Continue reading “IOT, The Cloud, and Farming. Why Farmers Need Managed Web Services.” »

What to build next with Raspberry Pi

With the newest Raspberry Pi 3 B+ available, a lot of makers and single board developers have rediscovered their love of all things Pi. New and old enthusiasts alike are seeking new projects to explore and build. Here is a run down of a few common suggestions and a lot more less commonly discovered projects that may inspire you. Continue reading “What to build next with Raspberry Pi” »

How to adapt your SEO to utilize speech recognition.

Do you own a business and want to make sure your business is available to as many potential customers as possible? As technology changes so will the ways in which your customers will find what they are looking for. Continue reading “How to adapt your SEO to utilize speech recognition.” »

3 Reasons The Cloud is Critical to Small Business

Studies have shown that the mass of businesses adopting cloud related solutions has impacted more than just collaboration, analytics, and accounting. The ways we build customer relationships and the very core of our business models is changing as well. Continue reading “3 Reasons The Cloud is Critical to Small Business” »

What new changes to expect in the coming age of IOT?

The internet of things revolution is happening right now. Things are moving fast and nobody fully knows where it will take us. Here is what we do know. Continue reading “What new changes to expect in the coming age of IOT?” »