Postgresql vs Mysql Performance and Features Comparison

MySQL and PostgreSQL are both popular open-source database management platforms which are in use by some of the world’s largest sites. In this article, we’ll explore PostgreSQL vs. MySQL and outline the difference between MYSQL and PostgreSQL so that you can make an informed decision on why you may pick one […]

What is WHMCS?

Starting your own web hosting business or offering web services to clients is a great way to deliver value added services to clients. For web designers and developers, it can be a way to bundle additional services with a client and maintain an ongoing relationship after development has completed. A client […]

DNS Record Types Guide

Domain names form an integral part of the internet. Without domain names, humans would be forced to memorize numbers in order to visit a website, or be at the mercy of whichever websites a search engine decides to index. At the core of domains is DNS, or the Domain Name System. […]

How to Install and Manage Sudo

Sudo is a linux command which can be used to grant root-level access to authorized users without requiring these users to login as the root user. This is useful for securing a server by disabling root access and instead granting sudo access to select users.  In this article, we’ll outline how […]

How do I install SQLite on my operating system?

SQLite is an incredibly popular open-source database engine which is used in applications of all kinds.  In this article, we’ll outline what is SQLite, how to install the latest version, and ways to manage databases using the software.  See Also: ServerMania Database Server HostingWhat is SQLite?SQLite is a C-Language library which implements a […]

How to Manage A cPanel License

As of January 2020, cPanel is now licensed based on the number of active cPanel accounts on the server. As such, we have a license management system now available inside of the Surge Control Panel. In this article, we’ll walk you through how to add, delete, and manage cPanel licenses on […]

How much does a Microsoft SQL Server Cost?

Microsoft’s SQL Server 2017 and 2016 are both incredibly popular database server software. If you are looking to setup SQL Hosting, an important factor is how much an SQL Server license will cost to operate. In this article, we’ll outline what SQL Server is, what versions are available, and how each […]