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Jake Fellows

Jake is the Sophisticated Hosting Product Manager for Liquid Web's Managed Hosting products and services. He has over 10 years experience involving several fields of the technology industry including hosting, healthcare, and IT system architecture. On his time off, he can be found in front of some form of screen enjoying movies, video games, or researching into one of his many technical side projects.

What is Server Leasing?

What is a Server? A server is a powerful computer connected to a network (typically the Internet) and provides access to some resources or services. There are many types of servers. For example: Web Server: This is the most common type of server. It hosts a website that is typically accessible over the Internet. This […]

Which is Better For My Business, Dedicated Server Hosting or Cloud Hosting?

Choosing between a cloud server vs dedicated server hosting solution is an important decision for your company. In the past, it was common for businesses to start off on a shared Linux server when first learning about web hosting and then upgrade to a dedicated server to support increased web traffic as the website scaled […]

5 Ways to Free Up Disk Space on a Dedicated Windows Server

How often do you think about your Windows-based dedicated server running out of disk space? Yet having enough free storage is critical to maintaining stellar server performance.  Without it, not only will you see the immediate reduction in speed, but other automatic processes, such as backups, also wouldn’t be able to run properly. Let’s walk […]

13 Load Balancing Metrics to Monitor

Is your business looking to increase reliability and efficiency for infrastructure through load balancer monitoring in 2020? Whether its internal employees or potential customers visiting your site to find text, downloads, application data, images, or video, all of these assets are sitting on several cloud servers waiting to be requested. In some cases, websites can […]

Is High Availability Clustering Right For You?

In recent years, the idea of “high availability” infrastructure has gained more and more mindshare in the hosting space. But as with most technology, a common understanding or agreed definition is a little elusive. Especially around high availability clustering. In this piece, we will examine what High Availability Architecture actually is, what it is not, […]

What is DRBD?

Did you know that it is possible for your server to crash while your website remains online? Highly reliable databases are critical for online services to function in the event of a catastrophe. Therefore deploying dedicated High Availability Databases ensures they remain available, even if one node crashes. DRBD: A Highly Available Tool That Can […]