Tuesday, June 9

Month: January 2014

Technology, Web Hosting

So what makes a GREAT web host?

So what is a web host anyway? In my opinion, there are two definitions: A BAD HOST:  A computer connected to the internet with outdated software, lax security patches and upgrades, thousands of websites without load balancing software or hardware and a service that collects hosting "rent" with slumlord qualities.  These hosts are usually staffed with technical support people who will often be unaware of the true answers to most problems and will often refer to form letters instead of trying to legitimately address a concern.  This is MANY of the hosts on the internet, including the big box companies - we have all seen their ads on tv! A GOOD HOST:  A well configured, high-end server (not cheap like the server farms used by above).  Properly organized with extra memory and several ...