RAM is an abbreviation for Random Access Memory. This is a type of computer memory, that, different from other storage devices like hard disk drives or DVDs, permits the info to be accessed directly without reading the previous content stored inside it. Whenever an application is started, it is stored inside the RAM, because it could be accessed much more quickly than if it was read from another media device. With regard to the web hosting service itself, extra RAM means that more web apps can operate simultaneously on a given web server, especially when they are resource-demanding and are accessed by a great number of of people concurrently. Not like a shared web hosting solution in which the resources of a given account could be flexible and quite often depend on what other end users consume also, a VPS features a guaranteed amount of RAM that can be used always. That memory is allocated to one hosting server only and won't be used by other clients even when it is not in use.
Guaranteed RAM in VPS Servers
If you choose to host your Internet sites on a VPS server bought from our company, the amount of RAM that you'll get with it will be guaranteed and will be available constantly no matter what. The VPS accounts are created on powerful servers and when your virtual server is created, the RAM memory that comes with the particular plan will be "locked", so even when you use only a part of it at one point while another VPS account is using almost all of its resources, we'll never allot the free RAM from your account even temporarily. This is valid if you upgrade the whole memory of the virtual server as well - the additional amount shall be added to your existing account permanently. You shall be able to upgrade either your entire package or just the server’s RAM with only several clicks through the billing Control Panel.
Guaranteed RAM in Dedicated Servers
If you acquire one of our dedicated server solutions, you will get a top-notch server with sufficient RAM to run even multiple resource-demanding web applications with no effect on the overall functionality of any one of them. As we test every hardware component before we use it when we build a web server, we will make sure that the RAM sticks are not malfunctioning and that the web server performs flawlessly. The physical memory that you'll get will be available all the time, so even in a situation in which you employ only a part of it for any given period of time, we will not change the configuration. You'll be able to take a look at the hardware, including the amount of RAM which you have, inside the billing CP.