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security for your cloud server
A cloud server is a virtual server and is created, hosted and offered via a cloud computing platform. They behave in a similar manner as a physical server in terms of different functionalities as well as capabilities. Functions of cloud services can be accessed from various locations with the help of a cloud service provider. […]
Cloud Servers

Cloud Servers

Cloud servers are logical servers that are built, hosted and delivered through a cloud computing platform over the internet. Cloud servers possess and exhibit similar capabilities and functionality as typical servers do, but are accessed remotely from a cloud service provider like HostAfrica. There are two types of cloud servers: logical and physical. A logical […]
Virtualization Storage Models and Architecture
Virtualization started off as a way to get more out of modern hardware. It was initially used to split disparate workloads and to isolate different users with different needs on the same physical hardware. In the “old days”, we had to but a new server if the finance department needed a dedicated server to run […]
VPS or Web-hosting - which do I need?
Which package is right for me? This all depends on what you want to do and what skills you have available. The quick and short answer is Websites = Web Hosting and Applications = VPS. This is a bit of an oversimplification. If your website includes some sort of customised back-end software or application, you […]
What is your Cloud Driver?
Choosing your cloud hosting provider is an important decision. How to choose the correct provider depends on what your priorities are concerning your data and your computing needs. Cloud Driver: Features vs Price Often a hosting provider will offer all you ever need, but at a price that s not sustainable. Sometimes the price may […]
VPS or Shared - Types of Hosting
    When it comes to hosting, there are various types that are often confused or misunderstood. The cost of each type is different and the scalability, redundancy and complexity of each also differs. The rule of thumb is “more features = higher price”. ¬†True “CLOUD” hosting is not that common and the term is […]