Systems Administration

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,

Cyber Monday – Bandwidth Bonanza Sale

Did you know IOFlood.com has a super secret Cyber Monday Sale? High End Servers… Unlimited Bandwidth… Unbeatable Prices… Email us: sales [at] ioflood.com to find out more!!!

Server Pricing Report – November 2019

This is the eighth 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 with WebHosting Talk and on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are

DirectAdmin vs. cPanel

With the recent price increases for cPanel licences, there has been a lot of chatter on various hosting forums regarding alternatives, so today I thought I’d take a look and see what else is out there for those of you that may be considering looking for an alternative.   There seems to be three main contenders

IPv4 Address Subnetting Explained

Every server at IOFlood comes standard with one /29 worth of IPv4 IP addresses.  Additional IP’s can be added at an extra cost, up to a total of one single /24 (or equivalent) worth of IPv4 addresses per server.   But how many IP’s do you really get with a /29 or a /24? In this

Server Pricing Report – October 2019

This is the seventh 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 with WebHosting Talk and on our blog. Currently, all listed prices are

Server Pricing Report – September 2019

This is the sixth installment of monthly server price reporting for 2019. August was incredibly busy, so again this month we’re skipping from July to September. 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

Server Parts Pricing Report – July 2019

This is the fifth installment of monthly server price reporting for 2019. May was unusually busy, so again this month we’re skipping from April to June. 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