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#BacktoBasics: Dedicated Servers and Cloud Hosting

24.2.2020 by Charlotte Greene

If you’re stuck on deciding whether a cloud hosting solution or dedicated server is right for you, why not give our committed team of highly qualified experts a call now on 0800 458 4545? We’re positive we can find the perfect solution for your business. Trying to work out whether a dedicated server or cloud hosting solution is best for your business? Well, in this blog we’re exploring the differences between the two, and why each solution is a great fit for different intensities of workload. Dedicated servers A dedicated server is a server that is purchased entirely for your…

CentOS 6 End of Life: What You Need to Know

13.2.2020 by Charlotte Greene

After November 2020, the CentOS 6 operating system (OS) will officially reach end of life status, meaning that packages will not receive further security or feature updates. How UKFast is supporting CentOS 6 To ensure that we can continue to…

What is GPU Cloud and How Can You Use It?

11.2.2020 by Charlotte Greene

If you’re looking for a way to achieve high-performance, reliable and fast compute, the answer you’re looking for is GPU cloud. In which case, you’re definitely in the right place. GPU cloud is fast becoming a necessity for modern-day organisations.…

Auto Scaling Applications with Kubernetes HPA

21.1.2020 by Charlotte Greene

This week's guest blog is authored by Lee, one of our in-house DevOps engineers who works on developing our cloud products and streamlining our deployment processes.  At UKFast, we utilise Kubernetes for a variety of applications such as websites and…

Cloud Containers: What Are They and Why Do They Work?

13.1.2020 by Charlotte Greene

Amongst the top predictions for 2020’s tech scene, experts are forecasting huge growth in the implementation of containerisation. To quote DZone’s 2020 Predictions article: “In the future, every data technology will run on cloud containers and, in 2020, Kubernetes will…

Website Load Testing: Why, When and How

8.11.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Website load testing is the process of simulating traffic influxes to your site and measuring its performance. Compared with other forms of website assessments such as usability testing, load testing is a simple process. It assesses your site scripts –…

#BacktoBasics: Shared vs. Dedicated Cloud Hosting

29.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

If you’re stuck on deciding whether a shared or dedicated cloud hosting solution is best for your business, then why not give our highly qualified experts a call now on 0800 458 4545? Selecting the right type of hosting solution…

How Does Uptime Affect Your Business?

5.8.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Today, all organisations, no matter their age, size or sector, are reliant on technology. This has resulted in a huge emphasis on the importance of uptime, and consequently an inherent fear of downtime. But what is uptime and why is…

Connecting Your On-Premise Cloud to Azure

18.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

This blog is in partnership with Azure experts at our sister company ClearCloud. UKFast clients often ask us how they can make use of more than one cloud solution. Whether it’s merging aspects of eCloud with their on-premise environment, or…

Help! I Still Don’t Understand Cloud Hosting

15.7.2019 by Charlotte Greene

Cloud hosting has become a very common phrase used across the globe by public and private sectors alike. But when asked ‘What is cloud hosting?’ many of us still struggle to provide a sufficient explanation. So, if you have no…