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What is Cloud Computing? Or How to Speak Intelligently about Cloud and Virtual Private Servers

Tuesday, March 20th, 2018

We are often asked questions about Cloud Servers and Virtual Private Servers (VPS) and which is better and in what circumstances.  We also find that many customers are using these terms without a good understanding of what they mean and the differences between them.

What is the difference: Public vs Private Cloud

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Understanding Cloud Servers

Tuesday, March 6th, 2018

There is a lot of talk about Cloud Storage, Cloud Computing, Cloud Servers, and related things that can be accomplished in the pervasive land of distributed, abstracted computers.

Cloud = “Someone Else’s Computer”

LuxSci offers the option of running on dedicated servers in the “cloud”, in addition to the more common options of running on shared server(s) and on physical dedicated servers.  However, this all begs the questions:  “What exactly is a cloud server?”, “How powerful is it?”, “How reliable is it?”, and “When is a Cloud Server a better solution than a Physical Dedicated Server?”

What is a Cloud Server?

Here we answer those questions for you. 

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High Security Dedicated Cloud Servers at Low Price

Thursday, August 1st, 2013

VPSNew LuxSci dedicated cloud servers start at $100/mo. This allows many more customers to take advantage of dedicated solutions, even a HIPAA-compliant one, without a big price tag.

See also Understanding Cloud Servers.

LuxSci has for a long time offered both dedicated physical servers, as well as dedicated virtual private servers located in our private cloud.  Now that we have signed HIPAA Business Associate Agreements with Rackspace for their public cloud infrastructure, we are able to offer dedicated virtual private servers that reside there … to all customers: those with compliance needs and those without.   The ease of public cloud server management and the low underlying cost of these solutions enables LuxSci to provide its services on them to its customers at a much lower price point than was previously possible.

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How to Avoid Public Cloud Server Email Blacklists

Monday, May 2nd, 2011

The deliverability of email messages sent from public cloud servers is a real problem. Public cloud servers are generally on black lists and grey lists and there is not much that can be done to prevent that …. it’s the nature of the public cloud.

If you need to send outbound email from a public cloud server, you can sidestep blacklisting  and improve deliverability by using an outbound email service and smarthosting your messages though “clean” non-cloud servers.  In short:

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