Category Archives: Dedicated Server Hosting

Set Up Your Own Dedicated Game Server With This Simple Tutorial

Dedicated Game Server

The online gaming world has completely changed its face in comparison to early days of gaming. You can play with a group and also against several strangers. Want to enjoy weekend gaming marathon with your group of friends? Simply set up your own online gaming server and play as and when you want. Everyone gets connected to the same dedicated gaming server without the need to find everyone on a commercial server open to all. Also, there won’t be the disturbance from strangers for playing.

One other benefit of a dedicated game server is that even if something goes wrong on your gaming machine and you need to reboot the system, others can still continue playing the game. So, let’s learn to set up a dedicated game server. read more

Understanding the Dedicated Server Bandwidth

Dedicated Server bandwidth

What is bandwidth? In terms of computers, a typical definition of bandwidth by Internet Service Providers (ISP) is given as a data transfer rate. To be specified it is actually the amount of data that the network is enable to transport from one area to other during a particular time period, usually it’s one second. Or you can say that bandwidth means the total amount of data downloaded from and uploaded to a server in a specific time period. This type of bandwidth is calculated in various terms like Kilobits per second or kbps and Megabits per second or mbps. When more bandwidth is required it is calculated in Gigabits per second or Gbps. read more

How to Install and Configure Git on Fedora 22

Introduction

Git is a popular open source version control system (VCS). It is widely used for source code management (SCM), by sites like GitHub, which adds a social aspect to coding and makes software development much more easily collaborative . Other projects that use Git are famous names like “Perl”, “Ruby on Rails”, and the “Linux Kernel.”

Please Note:

– These instructions are written for the installation of Git on Fedora 22.

– I will be using a bodHOST Self Managed Fedora 22 server, and I will be logged in as root. read more

Why We Do Not Provide ‘Unlimited’ Hosting Plans

‘Unlimited’ web hosting is impossible.

Many companies claim to offer just that, but this is a misrepresentation of what is actually available, which tends to be very limited. We think that offering ‘unlimited’ hosting is dishonest, and prefer to offer excellent but limited hosting options.

To go into more detail: there are many web hosting providers that offer ‘Unlimited’ plans – plans which claim to have no set limits on either bandwidth or storage space. Many customers incorrectly (but understandably) think that this will give them infinite resources to work with, hosting as many websites as they could ever need on a single low-cost plan. What they’ll find in the small print is that these services are being offered via a method called ‘overselling’. read more

Reasons Why You Should Use a Content Delivery Network (CDN)

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If you run a website or online business, you will want to ensure that your website visitors are able to load your website, as quickly as possible. There are many individuals that will attempt to achieve a much quicker load time, by removing elements from their pages. Although this can work, there are alternative methods to consider. Utilizing a CDN, or a Content Delivery Network, will allow you to speed up your website, without deleting important assets. Below, you will learn about a CDN and the benefits of this type of service. read more

WHAT IS STORAGE POOL AND SPACE IN WINDOWS SERVER?

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  1. Summary
  2. Storage Pool
  3. Storage Space

Summary

Since the availability of Windows server 2012, several new features of storage have made their appearances. This is the case of Storage Pool and Storage Space that offering new possibilities for storing and organizing data.

Both of these features allow you to virtualize storage, firstly because the Storage Pool is the grouping of a set of physical disks, on the other hand, because the Storage Space is a virtual volume created in a Storage Pool.

Now, it’s time to look more closely at these two concepts to better understand it… read more

Understanding How A CDN Works

CDN

There are many companies out there that offer CDN services. A Content Delivery Network, or CND, is capable of delivering your content to users. Below, you will be able to discover all there is to know about the CDN and how it helps you and your website.

Purposes of CDN

 It is estimated that your website’s viewers spend approximately 80 to 90% of their response time downloading the various elements of your web page. This includes a variety of different elements. Some of these will be listed below for your consideration. read more

Comparison between E5-1620 v3 and E5-2620 v3

E5-1620 v3 vs E5-2620 v3

Presentation:

You might have noticed that bodHOST offers two special servers based on these two processors at very competitive price range along with a complete management solution that you will hardly find elsewhere. Anyway, this is not the primary point of today’s our discussion. What we are going to see is, head to head comparison between these two members in the same family, as many still get confused when it comes to the selection, as both are popular and unique features.

So let’s start the comparison!

Advantages of E5-1620 v3

  1. With this series you get a higher operating frequency that helps to achieve better performance for mission critical applications.
  2. The best part is its CPU that supports faster memory with 2133 MHz data rate. That means you get more memory bandwidth which is advantageous for your memory bound programs.
  3. You will also notice performance gains for your applications, which are not memory bound.
  4. In addition, the price of the processor is comparatively less than the price of E5-2620 v3 Microprocessor.

Advantages of E5-2620 v3 read more

How to Migrate the Database from MS SQL to MySQL?

ms-sql-to-mysqlThere are several companies that prefer migrating their database from MS SQL to MySQL. It becomes essential for enterprises to migrate to MySQL when there are few MS SQL server database around. There might be some other reasons as below that can be considered for migrating from MS SQL to My SQL –

  • MySQL supports numerous operating systems including Solaris, Linux distros and Mac which the MS SQL doesn’t support.
  • MS SQL server requires huge license and support fees while MySQL is less expensive.
  • Implementation of highly scalable database infrastructure.
  • MySQL database comes with several advanced features that have been tested intensively over years by a huge open source community.

You can migrate data from MS SQL to MySQL, by using “MySQL Workbench” utility. Installing MySQL Workbenchbecomes easy with the installation of “Oracle MySQL installer for windows” that includes installation of several MySQL tools along with Workbench. read more

Creating multiple instances with OpenVPN

In this tutorial we will see how to create multiple instances on dedicated server with OpenVPN!

Depending on where you are, it happens that some ports are blocked or filtered. Rather than having each time to redo your configuration to adapt to the new port, it is easier to create a specific configuration port.

It should be noted that since the recent version of OpenVPN, the application will default launch all configurations found in the file “/ etc / openvpn” that is to say, all the files in “.conf “. read more