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Snapshots are not backups

Snapshots are NOT backups

Many IaaS Cloud Providers offer a “Snapshot” feature on their block storage (eg: AWS EBS). Generally speaking, a snapshot is ...
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Major Network Upgrade

I am writing today to announce our latest network upgrades. We have recently upgraded our edge routers. We have used ...
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Speedtest.net now at M5 Hosting!

People often ask us various forms of the question, “How fast can I move data to/from my server, VPS or ...
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How We Handle Hard Disks and Data Destruction

It’s part of being a Dedicated Server and Cloud hosting company. We go through a lot of hardware. If a ...
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M5 Hosting Won Best of San Diego Internet Hosting Award Two Years in a Row: 2016 and 2015

M5 hosting won the “Best of San Diego Internet Hosting Award” two years in a row, 2016 and 2015. This ...