What’s The Difference Between SATA And SAS Hard Drives?

In this post I will share with you the differences between a SATA and a SAS drive. Main Differences Between SATA and SAS Hard Drives SATA stands for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment and SAS stands for Serial Attached SCSI (SCSI Stands for Small Computer System Interface, typically pronounced as “scuzzy”). They’re two types of interface […]

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SAS Drive Explained

What Is A SAS Hard Drive?

SAS stands for Serial Attached SCSI (SCSI Stands for Small Computer System Interface, typically pronounced as “scuzzy”) and is a technology for transferring data from and to hard drives. Whilst SAS refers to the interface it is typically used to describe a type of hard drive, usually 10K or 15K SAS. The higher speeds and […]

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What is a SATA drive

What Is A SATA Hard Drive?

SATA stands for Serial Advanced Technology Attachment and it is a type of interface for a hard drive. Whilst SATA is the name of the interface it is generally used to describe the type of hard drive being used, eg: 7.2K SATA. The low cost and high capacity of SATA drives results in a low […]

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Uptime explained

What Is Uptime Explained

What is Uptime Explained Uptime is the measure of the uninterrupted time that a hosting system experiences. Ideally uptime would be at 100% (i.e. zero downtime) but in the real world this is extremely difficult to achieve. In layman’s terms, Uptime is the number of hours that a server is working and available and is […]

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What is a RAID Controller?

A RAID Controller is a hardware card or software application used for the purpose of virtualizing multiple hard disks in a server. The advantages of using RAID is to offer a variety improvements in data storage to address different requirement, namely to improve one or more of the following: Data Reliability – i.e. error free […]

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RAID explained

What Is RAID?

That term RAID stands for Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks (also referred to as Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks) and was first coined in the late 1980’s. RAID is a virtualization technique to reduce the possibility of data loss caused by hard disk hardware failure. It works by replicating data across two or more physical […]

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What Is A Hot Swap Hard Drive?

One of the most important hardware components in a hosting server is the hard drive. This is where the physical data is stored. There are two main types of hard drive: Traditional (Spinning) Hard Drives Solid State Drives (SSD) The main difference between them is that the traditional hard drives store data on a spinning […]

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Content management system explained

What Is A Content Management System?

What Is a Content Management System? – Explained A Content Management System or CMS for short, is a web based application that allows users to create, edit and maintain a website or a sub-section of the website. In basic terms it is a web design tool that non technical users can use. The most common […]

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Website Security Tips

How To Secure My Website From Malware

Keeping your website safe and secure from hackers is an ongoing process. Ultimately you are responsible for securing your own website. In this post we will look at the best ways to ensure that you protect your valuable data and website from being hacked. Watch this quick video on how to protect your website from […]

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Can I Upgrade Or Downgrade My Hosting Package?

Yes you can upgrade or downgrade your web hosting package anytime. All you have to do is login to your billing area and you can request to either upgrade or downgrade. You can also get in contact with our support team and they will help you. Do make sure you check the hosting features before […]

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