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Should You Host Your Site At Home?

August 18th, 2009 . by Claire

James Rolfe – better known as the Angry Video Game Nerd – recently had a bit of a hosting problem. His host couldn’t keep up with demand, so he decided to host his website at home. Home hosting can work in some cases – but is it right for everyone? Home Hosting: What You Need [...]

5 Signs You’re a Bad Hosting Customer

August 10th, 2009 . by Claire

As a client of a web hosting company, you have responsibilities and duties. A bad client can  harm other customers on by causing reliability problems and other issues that detract from their experience. How can you tell if you are a bad hosting client? Here are five warning signs to watch out for. 1. You [...]

How to Choose a VPS

August 4th, 2009 . by Claire

When it’s time to upgrade from shared hosting, your natural next step is a VPS. There are a few more resource limits and other criteria to consider with VPS hosting. Here’s what we’d recommend. Consider VPS RAM The RAM in your VPS may dictate the overall price, so it’s important to get it right. cPanel [...]