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What are SSD storage and RAID10? Why are they important for hosting?

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SSD (Solid-State Drive) Storage: File storage based on SSDs, rather than HDD (Hard Disk Drives). Solid-state storage is a newer technology that supersedes disk-based storage in performance, delivering read/write speeds often many times greater than disk-based storage speeds. RAID refers to a technology used to combine multiple SSDs or HDDs in a synchronized array. The result is […]

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Can I order a Free VPS Trial?

Yes. Depending on availability, Free VPS Trials are available for both Linux VPS and Windows VPS services. Please contact us for more information!

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What is RAM (Memory)? What is it used for?

RAM, or Random Access Memory, is a core component of computer systems that is used to store currently-running applications and other data not yet committed to the disk. It is fair to say that the amount of system RAM directly affects system performance. With more RAM, a VPS has more ability to perform without restrictions and […]

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What kind of virtualization does SolVPS use?

SolVPS utilizes Xen virtualization for both Linux VPS and Windows VPS instances. We use a combination of Xen Paravirtualized and Xen Hardware-virtualized solutions, typically Paravirtualized (PV) for Linux VPS instances and Hardware-virtualized (HVM) for Windows VPS instances. It is our experience that Xen offers the best combination of performance, stability, and security for VM instance hosting, and […]

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How soon are new VPS instances setup?

We’ve put a lot of work into our platform to make new VPS deployments as smooth an user-friendly as possible. In most cases, VPS instances are deployed within 1 minute, and become available within 2 to 3 minutes (Windows takes this long to complete initial setup; Linux usually boots up instantaneously).If your service is not deployed immediately, please […]

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How to Ping a VPS from Windows and Linux

Ping is a useful tool for checking if a VPS is online and responsive to outside connections. With certain exceptions, a server will always “ping” when it is online and available. To ping a VPS or another server, open Command Prompt on Windows, or Terminal on Mac OS X / Linux.Enter the IP address of the remote server with the ping command:ping 0.0.0.0 Replace […]

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