With everyone talking about the cloud these days – why are we even offering regular Virtual Machines (VDS) and Physical Machines (bare metal servers) anymore?

This is a question that we get asked quite frequently, in some for or other – so I thought I should address this in a short post – which ended up being quite lengthy. The reality is that today’s cloud hosting – be it AWS, Google Cloud or Azure Cloud which we at HyperOps offer – has many amazing qualities but also certain weaknesses. Contrary to what most pure cloud providers would have you believe, it is not an optimal solution for everyone. When used for hosting websites or web applications with pretty stable and predictable user traffic with no… read more →