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How the SSD stacks up

How the SSD stacks up How the SSD stacks up HDD vs. SSD vs. SSHD Selecting the right drive for your information storage needs can be challenging at first. Many people are used to HDDs since they’re the standard-issue hardware in most computers. However, SDDs offer plenty of advantages and are well worth considering as upgrades. Hard-Disk Drives (HDDs) are the mainstay of the computing world. Most ...[Read More]

Three Good WordPress Plugins for SEO

Three Good WordPress Plugins for SEO WordPress is one of the best content management systems for search engine optimization. One reason that WordPress is great for SEO is because WordPress ensures that websites are efficiently structured. Another reason is that quality SEO plugins are readily available for WordPress. These plugins are usually completely free and created by active community members ...[Read More]

Web Hosting: Seven Things You Want

Web Hosting: Seven Things You Want Nearly every business needs a website. For some, even a few seconds of downtime means the loss of several thousand dollars in revenue from potential customers. Reliable web hosting is an absolute necessity in today’s world, but with so many options to choose from, it can be hard to find your way. When you tell a company “host my website,” you need to know exactly ...[Read More]

Private: sctatch

Private: sctatch Value Servers Processor Type Processor Cores RAM Hard Drive Transfer Price/mo. SSD Starter Server Intel Xeon L5420 2.5GHz Dual Quad (8 Total) 16GB 1x 120GB SSD 20 TB $60 Sign Up SSD Standard Server Intel Xeon L5420 2.5GHz Dual Quad (8 Total) 32GB 1x 240GB SSD 50 TB $90 Sign Up SSD Performance Server Intel Xeon L5420 2.5GHz Dual Quad (8 Total) 32GB 2x 240GB SSD 50 TB $120 Sign Up B ...[Read More]

How to test a Linux servers performance

How to test a Linux servers performance

How to test a Linux servers performance To test a server performance we suggest using . To install UnixBench, access your system as root, and run the following commands: apt-get install build-essential libx11-dev libgl1-mesa-dev libxext-dev wget http://byte-unixbench.googlecode.com/files/UnixBench5.1.3.tgz tar xvfz UnixBench5.1.3.tgz cd UnixBench ./Run

Private: Migration Guide

So you’re ready to make the switch to one of our Reseller, Cloud, or Dedicated Hosting Plans. Now all that’s left is getting your existing websites moved over… Migrating to a new host can often be a chore, but it doesn’t have to be! VerticalSwitch provides freemigrations from your current hosting service, in most cases with little or no downtime.   While our expert support staff will be handling m ...[Read More]

Private: Submitting the request

What we need to begin your migration: (make this a form) General Everyone: Your Email Address Number of sites hosted Old Hosting provider Name Old Hosting Account Domain Old Hosting Account IP/Hostname Dedicated or VPS Root to Root: Root Password to current Dedicated or VPS WHM/cPanel if applicable Shared/Reseller Accounts With Control Panel: Old Hosting Account Control Panel Username Old Hosting ...[Read More]

Private: Preparing for the migration

Scheduling migration Scheduling with our staff: Submit  Migration Request form  (link to form) Once the form is submitted, our support Staff will determine the following: Set expectation on time-frame Determine if migration needs to be split into chunks Explain when/why we may need to split the migration into smaller groups <- reference General examples form earlier Display general policy on bu ...[Read More]