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What is the Difference Between Cloud Hosting and Cloud Computing SaaS?

Updated April 20, 2018   Read on for a brief, simple, explanation of the differences between cloud hosting, cloud computing and Software as a Service (SaaS).  Find out how these three fit together and how they are similar yet different in a few minute read of this blog post.     What is Cloud?   The term ‘cloud’ simply refers to a distribution of resources.  There can be ‘cloud’ anything – so long as the resources are spread amongst multiple […]

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What is KVM?

Updated April 18, 2018   Go from curious to well-versed by learning what you need to know about Kernel-based Virtual Machine / KVM technology and how it functions as a layer between the server hardware and operating system plus applications, a hypervisor process.  Want to know the facts on what is KVM?  Read on!     Basic Basics   Virtualization – the idea of making server hardware appear to be wholly tied to a single operating system install, when in […]

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Memorable Quotes from Hosting Horror Stories – Part 1

Updated April 17, 2018   Grin, giggle, cry or wince at this compilation of memorable quotes found when compiling Hosting Horror Stories – things people have said about their hosting experiences (with other hosts).  The sad part is, most of them sound too true to be fiction!  Have a read and decide for yourself 🙂   KnownHost, and the author, hate to hear about people having problems with their hosting – and are always here to offer a dependable alternative.  […]

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KnownHost Forums Spotlight – Another Day at KnownHost

Updated April 16, 2018   With thousands of posts across hundreds of topic threads, the KnownHost web hosting forums are a great place to engage with other site owners and the KnownHost staff, to ask questions, answer questions on topics related to website hosting, server configuration, accounts, control panels and much, much more.   The most popular threads on the forum have unbelievably low bounce rates and exit rates (which means they’re highly engaging).  The forums are truly a place […]

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