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Uptime

Uptime matters for those with websites, applications, or online stores that are mission-critical. That’s why Liquid Web maintains 99.999% uptime for our customers. Learn about our uptime guarantees and related information.

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, […]

Case Study: Liquid Web Helps Factory Direct Craft Scale from Catalog to eCommerce

In the early 80’s, Shari Doggett was eager to help support her young family. In her pursuit, Shari began selling napkins and placemats at local flea markets. Soon, Shari’s hard work would eventually grow and become Factory Direct Craft. Factory Direct Craft is a global eCommerce store focused on producing home decor and providing exceptional […]

When to Invest in High Performance Hosting

Is your website or application growing exponentially, or are you experiencing downtime? Whether your company’s success is leading to website or application slowdowns, downtime, or availability issues, or you are expanding into a new business area that has different business requirements, there are many reasons why companies evolve into high performance hosting environments. But what […]

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 […]

How Does a Clustered Server Environment Help Businesses Save Money?

Almost all businesses rely on online services for critical business processes, if not directly for revenue. Downtime and performance disruptions represent lost productivity and sales, along with mitigation, reputation, and other costs. The real cost of tech glitches and outdated technology could mean millions. For this reason, a large and growing number of businesses make […]