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cPanel & WHM: Learn the Difference on Bigstep Metal Cloud

This year, in March, cPanel celebrated its 26th year of providing the graphical interface and automation tools that simplify the process of hosting a… Continue Reading

MetalSoft Launches Intelligent Bare Metal Automation Platform to Support Cloud Native Workloads

MetalSoft announced the launch of their intelligent bare metal automation software platform. This infrastructure management tool allows enterprises… Continue Reading

How To Best Adapt Your Business When The World Is Moving Online

With the world on its way to moving online, social and work habits have seen a significant shift, forcing businesses in different industries to adapt… Continue Reading

Cloud Computing Vs. Edge Computing: Friends Or Foes?

Terms like 5G, internet of things, cloud and edge computing are more discussed in the business and tech communities. While cloud computing adoption has… Continue Reading

Why and How to Set Up a Private Chat Server for Your Small Business or for Gaming

The coronavirus pandemic has forced companies to work from home and the need for chat applications is higher than ever before. With security issues around… Continue Reading

Five Essential Apps To Install On A Fresh CentOS 7 Server

Depending on the installation type, CentOS comes with many useful applications out of the box. However, some key ones are missing. Every system administrator… Continue Reading

How to Configure the Best TLS Settings in WHM: From A to A+

The COVID-19 pandemic forced organizations worldwide to turn to a work-from-home policy for the safety of their employees and the world at large. Keeping… Continue Reading

How SMBs Avoid These 5 Unknown Public Cloud Costs

The public cloud may seem the most cost-effective option for your small business, but it’s not as inexpensive as it appears. There are several hidden… Continue Reading

How the Bare Metal Cloud Helps Developers Scale in 2020

While cloud storage adoption was a top priority for businesses this year, approximately 65% of business data remains on-premises on flash, disk, and tape. Scalability… 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

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

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

Where to Run Containers

There is a never-ending debate on where to run your containers, bare-metal or VMs (virtual machines). At Bigstep we have chosen the raw power of bare-metal… Continue Reading