No one ever thinks it’ll happen to them, but just about every site suffers at some point – by spambots, malware, DoS and other attacks. And if you’re running WordPress, those attacks can be a killer. Your VPS drops, but every time you restart your services to try and do … Read more
When you type a URL into your browser – such as www.setupmyvps.com – your computer contacts a DNS (Domain Name Server). These servers store massive lists of where everything is on the Internet.
One of the things that confused me the most when I was learning how to set up a VPS was the documentation. It would talk about WHM and cPanel as if they’re the same thing, which makes life incredibly difficult. So, for your reading pleasure, here’s what I figured out.
A VPS is a Virtual Private Server (or Virtual Dedicated Server). It’s a sort of “halfway house” between cheap shared hosting and an expensive dedicated server.