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Difference between Windows and Linux cloud server

Difference between Windows and Linux cloud server

A Windows or a Linux cloud server – this is the first question when choosing a cloud hosting plan for your website online. Which operating system to choose can be difficult without knowing the differences between them, and the specific benefits that each can offer. The differences between Windows and Linux operating systems are based […]

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HA vs AWS vs AZURE

HA vs AWS vs AZURE

Cloud computing is more than just a buzzword. It’s technology that lets you run your data centre off-site, giving it additional capacity, lower maintenance requirements, and access from anywhere in the world. High Availability (HA) servers are servers with minimal downtime. This is possible because they are equipped with superior levels of redundancy. The principle […]

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Better security for your Cloud Server

Better 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. […]

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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 […]

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Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

Benefits of WordPress hosting over normal hosting

According to WordPress statistics, over 74 million websites and blogs are hosted by WordPress. If you want a WordPress site, there are two types of hosting options available for you. You can host your website directly through WordPress yourself or you can choose managed WordPress hosting with a web hosting provider. HostAfrica offers managed WordPress […]

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How to build your website with HostAfrica site builder

How to build your website with HostAfrica site builder

HostAfrica offers you the opportunity to design and create a unique website from start to finish. Have you ever wanted to build your own website but don’t want to navigate tricky terminology and confusing coding to do so? The HostAfrica site builder has an easy drag-and-drop interface and there are no coding skills required. You […]

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SSL certificates vs no SSL certificates

SSL certificates vs no SSL certificates

What is an SSL certificate? SSL stands for Secure Socket Layer. What an SSL certificate does is it encrypts information entered on a website so the only the intended recipient can understand it. An SSL certificate is the backbone of data security and protection on the internet. Advantages vs not having an SSL certificate Let’s […]

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Benefits of using HA site builder

Benefits of using HA site builder

Using Host Africa’s site builder is simple and convenient. Choose a website template from the many options in our library, use the drag and drop tool to add content and arrange the layout as you like, and publish the site online when you’re ready to go live. Our site builder is user-friendly and does all […]

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How much space does a VPS have?

How much space does a VPS have?

At Host Africa, we sometimes see clients purchase a VPS, only to run out of disk space within a matter of weeks. We even had one client who ran out of disk space in a matter of days. Why was this? What it really boils down to is a lack of knowledge on the client side. […]

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Linux – Advanced SSH

Linux – Advanced SSH

SSH is not just a way to connect to your Linux VPS SSH or Secure Shell is a network protocol that enables secure connections. It is heavily used to connect to servers, make changes, upload things, and exit. Sometimes these actions happen via tools and sometimes directly via the terminal. If you are tired of repeatedly […]

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