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Black Friday 2019: How to Be a Success Story

Black Friday is just around the corner. If you have an e-commerce website, you must have big hopes and dreams for one of the most profitable days of the… Continue Reading

When to opt for Metal Cloud servers in your business and why?

Any company that needs a server for its business is faced with the choice between a physical server and a cloud virtual server. Both types have their… Continue Reading

Kubernetes on Bare Metal Cloud

Kubernetes is gaining increasingly more ground in many companies and many applications. Most of you already use GCP and AWS to deploy a Kubernetes cluster… Continue Reading

Nginx in WHM, what is the best option?

For a long time, the only web server available in WHM was Apache, with Litespeed as a paid premium option. However, Nginx is widely considered today to… Continue Reading

Bigstep Metal Cloud Recognized for Premium Hosting Services

We are excited to announce that FinancesOnline, the online review platform for top B2B solutions, has reviewed and listed Bigstep in the top 200 Hosting… Continue Reading

Building the Fastest Wordpress Environment

Wordpress is the most popular content management system in the world and can be installed on various server configurations. While the platform itself… Continue Reading

An Infrastructure as a Service Serious Wordbook

How often have you heard the term infrastructure today? What does instance array mean? What about drive array? Are you sure the terms you are using mean… Continue Reading

Kubernetes Benchmark: Bigstep vs AWS [part 2]

This two-part study compares the performance aspects of running a Kubernetes environment on two different cloud providers: Bigstep Metal Cloud versus… Continue Reading

Using lsapi in WHM

An update for EasyApache 4 released in early February has introduced a version of mod_lsapi that can be installed by all WHM users. This high-performance… Continue Reading

Kubernetes Benchmark: Bigstep vs AWS [part 1]

This two-part study compares the performance aspects of running a Kubernetes environment on two different cloud providers: Bigstep Metal Cloud versus… Continue Reading

Using smartctl and fio to analyze disk health and performance

In this article, we will review a number of Linux cli commands and tools that you can use to interact with the system disks. We will go through rescanning… Continue Reading

Update: AWS DocumentDB vs. MongoDB on Bigstep Metal Cloud

Post Update: video recording of the benchmarking webinar hosted on March 14th, by Bigstep's Solution Architect, Cosmin Pintoiu.  At the beginning… Continue Reading

How to setup a simple load balancer in Metal Cloud

Due to its architecture that combines the power of dedicated servers with the scalability of cloud computing, Bigstep Metal Cloud instances offer a high-performance… Continue Reading