RAM is an abbreviation for Random Access Memory. This is a sort of computer memory, which, different from other storage devices including harddrives or DVDs, enables the information to be accessed directly without reading the previous content saved inside it. Whenever a program is started, it is stored within the RAM, since it could be accessed considerably faster than if it was read from another media. In terms of the web hosting service itself, additional RAM means that more web apps can work at the same time on a certain hosting server, especially when they're resource-demanding and are accessed by a great number of of people all at once. Not like a shared web hosting package where the resources of a given account could be flexible and quite often depend on what other users consume also, a VPS has a guaranteed amount of RAM which can be used always. That memory is allocated to one hosting server only and won't be used by other clients even when it's not used.
Guaranteed RAM in VPS Hosting
All our virtual private server plans come with a set amount of RAM. Put simply, even when you use only a fraction of the resources your plan includes, we shall never allot the free resources to another VPS account on the very same physical web server. Due to the fact that we create just a few virtual servers on a physical one, the latter will have plenty of free memory to guarantee the proper overall performance of all the VPS accounts even when their RAM allocation is upgraded greatly at some point. If you also decide to upgrade your plan or to keep the current one and to include just more memory, the new amount shall also be reserved exclusively for your account. This way, we make sure that your web sites will function properly at all times whatever the other VPS accounts are using.
Guaranteed RAM in Dedicated Web Hosting
If you acquire one of our dedicated server solutions, you shall get a top-notch hosting server with sufficient RAM to run even several resource-demanding web programs without any effect on the overall functionality of any one of them. As we test each and every hardware component before we use it when we construct a server, we will ensure that the RAM sticks are not defective and that the hosting server performs flawlessly. The physical memory you will get shall be available all of the time, so even in times where you use merely a part of it for any period of time, we will never change the configuration. You'll be able to check the hardware, including the amount of RAM that you have, in the billing Control Panel.