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    The current CTO of Serverpoint.com and an accomplished web developer. Peter is one of the leading voices at Serverpoint and one of the founding members.

Why is a Windows VPS usually more expensive than a Linux one?

Customers ask us this question often, and the answer is that a lot of elements contribute to the pricing of a Windows based virtual server.

First, and most obvious, are the Microsoft licensing fees involved. Windows isn't free like Linux, and through an SPLA contract, also known as a Service

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Product updates: Introducing our new Client Portal, version 5!

Head over to our new URL, https://portal.serverpoint.com, to see our new creation!

We are so proud to release this new version to all our clients. This has been a year long project!

With our new portal, you will be able to manage your virtual servers, as well

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Product Updates: Announcing our Improved Backup Service for ColossusCloud!

We are so proud to finally make this new system available to all customers of ColossusCloud at all of our six data centers!

This is a project we've been working on for a long time in order to reliably do daily backups (also known as snapshots) of your virtual servers,

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Survival in the Cloud: Downtime is not a matter of IF, it is a matter of WHEN.

A great thinker once said: "The Internet is held together with bubble gum and duct tape". And that is so true.

One thing we like to educate our clients on is the subject of downtime. Downtime can be greatly minimized, but not forever eliminated.

First, do not believe any claim

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Survival in the cloud: Don't Put All Your Eggs in One Basket

Your cloud provider, such as our ColossusCloud service, is the basket.

Your apps and clients are the eggs.

What was the lesson you were always taught from when you were a child? Don't put all eggs in one basket.

Our service provides 6 different and fully independent regions where you

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Survival in the cloud: A Shared environment, such as Virtual Servers, may not be what is best for you.

Do you like control? You don't like it when your public cloud provider announces a maintenance window and you have no control over that?

We get it. No one likes downtime or forcing you to reboot your virtual servers. But the "cloud", whether it is ColossusCloud or AWS/Azure/Google/

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Survival in the cloud: Control Test Reboots are Necessary to Avoid Heart Attacks; Schedule Them with Our Staff.

A client recently asked us to add an 8TB hard disk to his dedicated server while the server was live. That's no problem, as this client has a dedicated server with hot disk swap capabilities (we can install/remove disks via a front facing ejection mechanism).

We do, however, always

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Product Updates: The Death of Gigabit Networking!

With the introduction of our new line of Xeon Scalable and Xeon E3v6 dedicated servers, we are also declaring war on old gigabit networking technology.

It is time to accelerate the web hosting industry's transition to the next level of networking evolution, based on fiber ethernet as well as networking

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Proper Architecture: Separate Your Microsoft SQL Database Backend From The Frontend

In a previous article, we explained the advantages of separating your frontend, such as WordPress, from its backend, such as MySQL, by running them in separate virtual servers.

When operating a similar application in a Microsoft Windows environment, it is a good idea to separate Microsoft SQL to its own

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Proper Architecture: Separate Your Backend From The Front End

Let's say you are running a popular MySQL/Wordpress based website. We will also talk about MySQL.

Your front end is the website itself, managed by WordPress. And your backend is the MySQL database.

While most clients deploy both in one server, this is actually not a good idea, from

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