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IOFlood Policies – Overdue Billing

A top of mind concern in the IT industry is preventing data loss. Typically, technical solutions are considered, but this overlooks more mundane causes of data loss that arguably crop up more frequently, such as human error, billing errors, and similar issues. As a company that cares about the preservation of customer data, we give

Server Pricing Report – May 2020

Welcome to the Fifth installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2020. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,

Server Pricing Report – April 2020

Welcome to the Fourth installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2020. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,

Server Pricing Report – March 2020

Welcome to the Third installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2020. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,

Got Bandwidth? 10Gbps and 40Gbps Ports Now Available

With the rise of online video, more bandwidth is being used now than ever before. At the same time, with innovations from Arista Networks and many others, high speed switching is becoming more and more affordable. IOFLOOD is proud to announce, that customers like you can now get 10gbps and 40gbps internet and private connectivity

What is Apache Keepalive Timeout? How to optimize this critical setting.

If you’ve struggled to fix web server slowdowns or crashes, you may have come across a setting for Apache called “Keep-Alive”. This is one of the most powerful — and frequently misused — features of apache. In this article, we’ll explain: What is Apache Keepalive / Keepalive Timeout? What configuration is optimal for best server

Server Pricing Report – February 2020

Welcome to the Second installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2020. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,

Server Pricing Report – January 2020

Welcome to the FIRST installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2020. If you were following along, last year we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,

How to Install DirectAdmin

With the recent cPanel price increases, many web hosting providers are considering alternative control panels for the management of their websites.  In terms of alternative control panels, as we have previously discussed in our DirectAdmin v. cPanel post, DirectAdmin is a formidable competitor. With that in mind, we thought it would be a good idea

Server Pricing Report – December 2019

This is the ninth and final installment of our monthly server price reporting for 2019. If you’ve been following along, we’ve been tracking changing parts prices for RAM, SSDs, Hard Drives, CPUs, and a couple of GPUs. Typically this is done monthly, and then shared on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are from eBay,