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Bigstep Metal Cloud FAQ: What You Need to Know

A bare metal server is at its core a dedicated server just that it has a few plus-features that can usually be found in the cloud, such as flexibility… Continue Reading

WordPress Toolkit Deluxe Now Free With Bigstep WHM Servers

Starting this month, WordPress Toolkit Deluxe will be available on all Bigstep servers with WHM, at no additional cost. This tool greatly simplifies the… Continue Reading

Advertising Agencies: How Is Your Hosting Going?

You’re an advertising agency. The marketing director of a huge potential client, let’s say the local representative of a well-renowned company, or a startup… Continue Reading

[People of Bigstep] Ionut Badea – “Servers are built after the human model”

What is his favorite operating system, what does Ionut do when a customer asks an unexpected question, and how would he explain what a server is to a… Continue Reading

Go Green: How to Optimize Server Power Usage with PowerTOP

Data centers are the backbone of the Internet and the online world. Since the pandemic has forced most people to work from home, the demand for digital… Continue Reading

Insurance Companies: What If You Leaked All Your Clients’ Data?

Stories of data breaches and data loss are becoming more common along with the exponential move to the cloud. But why? There can be multiple reasons,… Continue Reading

Sysadmin Day: “Have you tried turning it off and on again?”

July 30. You just launched the long-awaited sales campaign for your online store and things go as planned. Well, almost as planned. Today, all sysadmins… Continue Reading

[People of Bigstep] Ionut Oprea: “When I started working as capacity planner, it was a newly-developed position worldwide”

What is capacity planning? How will the semiconductor crisis affect businesses with on-premise infrastructure? How would Ionut describe our product to… Continue Reading

How to Install a Minecraft Server on Bigstep Metal Cloud

Minecraft is a sandbox multiplayer video game that has become hugely popular in recent years. It is the best-selling video game in history, with more… Continue Reading

Why Bare Metal Servers for E-commerce Databases?

Each e-commerce business has its specific challenges. While you know what features you want your online retail website or app to have, you’ll also need… Continue Reading

[People of Bigstep] Catalin Maita – “Storage engineering is vital in the planning phases of a new project”

From storage engineering, debugging, redundancy, backup, disaster recover, home storage systems, to sports, Catalin, Storage Engineer at Bigstep, discusses… Continue Reading

Stay Safe, Offline & Online: Cybersecurity Checklist – Infographic

2020 has been a year of turmoil and… cybersecurity incidents. Along with the onset of the pandemic, and the global-scale work-from-home movement, hackers… Continue Reading

Blockchain Apps on Bare Metal Servers Part 2: Stability, Resiliency, and High Availability

In part one of this series, we’ve discussed blockchain security. To achieve the full potential of your application and of the blockchain technology, and… Continue Reading