DigitalOcean Acquires Cloudways: A Perfect Match!

Today DigitalOcean announced that it is acquiring Cloudways. This is massive news in the web hosting world because Cloudways is one of the largest managed cloud hosting providers of SaaS services. According to DigitalOcean's investor announcement, the acquisition is projected to increase "high … [Read more...]

Liquid Web vs Hostgator: Avoid the Crocodile

Thanks to free Acronis backups and a 100% uptime SLA, Liquid Web is far superior to Hostgator. Liquid Web doesn't offer shared hosting, so this comparison is for VPS systems. The Hostgator VPS is a terrible deal because it costs more than Liquid Web, has fewer features, and has lackluster … [Read more...]

Hostgator VPS Review: A Terrible Choice

Compared to the competition, the Hostgator VPS is just bad. Other providers justify their prices with extra features or excellent customer support, but Hostgator doesn't bother. There's no sound backup system, no reasonable compensation for SLA uptime violations, and it doesn't even have cPanel. … [Read more...]

Liquid Web VPS: The Good and the Bad

uLiquid Web VPS plans have excellent features, and they are known for their fantastic customer service. The downside is the high renewal costs. But the two-year discount is so high that it can be cheaper than other providers over four years. The extra features add so much value that you'll pay more … [Read more...]

KnownHost vs LiquidWeb: A Superior VPS

While KnownHost and LiquidWeb are excellent VPS hosting choices, Liquid Web is better because of pricing and features. Even though KnownHost has more attractive long-term VPS pricing, LiquidWeb's initial discount is so high and for so long that it overcomes the disadvantage. KnownHost holds an edge … [Read more...]

Moving From Shared Hosting to VPS is Hard!

I won't lie - if you're coming from shared hosting, you're in for a rude shock at how much work you have to do with a VPS. Migrating to a VPS is extremely hard if you have no experience. No web hosting provider tells you this. They all want you to upgrade to their "managed VPS" service, promising … [Read more...]

SiteGround VPS and GoGeek: (Review)

Note: SiteGround doesn't have a VPS solution, and I no longer recommend them for shared hosting. Instead, I suggest NameHero Hosting for both. SiteGround's renewal prices are simply too high, especially after they replaced cPanel with their custom interface.SiteGround asked me to take down this … [Read more...]

Cheapest VPS Hosting Coupons in 2023

Here's a list of the cheapest VPS hosting coupons in . All prices are in USD. Liquid Web 9.9 Liquid Web is the best managed VPS solution, with pricing starting at $/m. It's the only VPS with 100 GB free Acronis backups and guarantees a 100% uptime. You also get Cloudflare … [Read more...]