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Our Action Plan for Spectre, Variant 2

Earlier this year, the tech world was buzzing about two processor vulnerabilities, Meltdown and Spectre. The vulnerabilities affect processors from multiple vendors, can allow normal users and programs running in user space access to kernel memory. This allows unprivileged users to read arbitrary data in main memory. This includes passwords, private keys, certificates and all other sensitive information.…

The last Virtual Private Server Rocket Ride: New Horizons reached!

Here at FastComet, we have a constant craving to provide our existing and future customers with the thing they need the most – reliable, affordable, secure and features rich Web Hosting Service. With that in mind, our Infrastructure Engineers were sent to a mission to the edge of the known Virtualization Technology universe and beyond. Their mission – to improve our VPS services by researching a brand new Virtualization Platform which will be light years better than the one we were already using.…

When to upgrade your hosting plan?

When you’re first launching a website project, the sheer span of hosting options can seem overwhelming. In the beginning, if you are just starting out your adventure of having your own website, it’s often safe to figure you can rely on one of the more basic plans and then upgrade when the time comes. It’s fair to say most first-time website owners opt for a shared hosting plan. It has the all the features to get your website off the ground; it is low-cost and beginner-friendly at the same time.…

How to maintain a healthy Inode Count

The Birth of a new Shared Hosting Server is an interesting process. To create the home of hundreds of new websites requires the proper distribution of finite resources. Unlike bandwidth which is generated at a later stage by those same websites, the initial setup is a procedure which must be precise to the byte. …