LAMP stack development image

One of the most popular uses for a VPS is to host websites. In order to begin doing this, a few things have to be installed and configured. This is where the LAMP stack can be useful.

The common development term LAMP stands for Linux (operating system), Apache (server), MySQL (database),… Read More

Windows vs. Linux servers image

Server operating systems are not created equal. There are many things to take into account when choosing an operating system to run on a dedicated server or a VPS. We’re going to take some time today and go over a some of the most important things a person should… Read More

What Can You Do with VPS image

 

A Virtual Private Server, commonly called a “VPS,” is a virtual server. The way it works is simple. A dedicated server is split into many “containers” and each “container” is a separate “private server.” Each of these “containers” can function just like a dedicated server. Multitudes of operating system… Read More

Tux The Linux Penguin image

 

People love Linux. It’s open source, widely available, and endlessly configurable. What more could a user ask for?

One of the most interesting things about Linux is the fact that there are many different versions. These are called distributions or “distros”. There are so many distributions that it can… Read More

How to Install iftop Server Monitor image

If you’ve ever wanted a command line tool to view updated network information then we would suggest you check out the wonderful iftop server monitor. iftop is an excellent tool if you need to view connections to and from your system,… Read More

How to install NCurses on CentOS 6

 

We’ve all, at some point, needed to check our disk usage. If it was on your desktop PC or laptop running OS X or Windows then it’s fairly simple to do. However when all you’ve got to hand is… Read More

Disable Recursive Lookups in BIND image

 

When setting up a new VPS, it is sometimes possible to overlook the little details.  A lot of times, unless you are using a particular service it may get ignored.  BIND is one of those services.  Unfortunately, if left in… Read More

 

Hello URPad customers!

We asked, and we most definitely received! Firstly, we would like to thank everyone who participated in our recent Feedback contest. It was a fantastic learning experience for us!

We have gone through all the entries and have picked the winners!

How Did We Choose the Winners?

We based our decisions on a few things:

Best constructive criticism Contestants understanding of the industry How reasonable the… Read More

Firstly, Happy Halloween! May you all receive lots of candy!

As most of you know, in an effort to provide you all the very best of services, we have made the very bold move of migrating many of you to our own facilities. We hope that you all understand that we are doing this with you best interest at heart. As always, our support team is available 24/7/365 to help… Read More

HOUSTON, May 17, 2013 – Root Level Technology, an established pioneer in web hosting services and web development services, is excited to announce the addition of a brand new datacenter in Houston, Texas. The Houston site will be the company’s largest site and reflects the company’s commitment to continuously enhancing customer service and support.

Located minutes away from the company headquarters, the new site is powered with premium bandwidth from… Read More