Hosting games on remote servers isn’t a new concept. In fact, it’s been done for decades now. The key differences lie in how much both server technologies and games themselves have evolved over the years.
The majority of online websites over the internet are really small — we are talking about 1-2 GB total size at most. Such projects are very low-demanding in terms of server resources and custom modifications. Because of that, even a more basic shared package would be able to accommodate your site.
Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting is one of the most interesting types of web hosting plans. The characteristics of VPS makes it suitable for a large range of use. It lies in the middle ground between shared hosting and dedicated servers, sharing similar traits to Cloud hosting accounts.
Virtual Private Server (VPS) hosting is perhaps the least understood hosting option for those new to website building. While the term may seem a little intimidating, the concept behind it is simple and it has clear and distinct advantages over shared hosting.
In the early history of the world wide web, the first real websites were static. Built in scripts such as Hyper Text Markup Language (HTML), they were designed to present static information to visitors upon request.
Every person using shared web hosting services is more or less concerned about the protection of their data. It’s absolutely natural — there are other users on the same server, which opens the doors for all kinds of breaches and web attacks.
The brainchild of a Russian software engineer by the name of Igor Sysoev, Nginx is a free, open-source web server that was created with one primary purpose – to solve the C10K problem. The “C” in “C10K” stands for “concurrent,” and the “10K” denotes 10 thousand connections. The concept is used to describe the unpredictable behavior servers displayed when they had to process a large number of simultaneous connections back in the early 2000s.
What do you need before you start a new website? Generally, a lot of things. But we’ll start from the very beginning – domain name and web hosting.