hey guys, i am thinking about offering VPS services but i have no clue what to look out for that strains a VPS. i dont want to get into a situation where one site depletes the perfomance of an entire VPS (can that happen?). i am trying to offer space for websites that arent computer intensive. can you recommend an approach that i should take, and what to look out for?
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i agree with yaroslav, however when your clients are using pretty much the allocated resources your vps isn't running that smooth anymore.
when this happends you can think of getting a dedicated server or you might want to get another VPS, it all will depend on the budget you have now and when it's needed to think of switching or extra vps's
Yes, heavily-dynamic sites that also use SQL databases (like PHPBB, INVBB forums, etc.) can be quite resource-consuming. Also some 'online stats' of whatever and may others - anything that is generated on the fly can strain your VPS.
However, the other matter is how busy the forum is If you have some 100 visitors per day, I think even the smallest VPS can easily handle it.
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