Getting ready for the Maintenance of your VPS Server

  • 23 July 2015

The purchase of a VPS server is an important step that can also bring different consequences for many people who used shared web hosting services in the past. This happens despite the fact that VPS server market costs are usually reasonably priced, they could also cost you a bit more if management is taken into account. Regardless of whether you're planning an upgrade to the first VPS server package or switching website hosting provider, the process can become a nightmare for inexperienced people or even skilled IT specialists.

If you wish to get good results you should gather enough detailed information and when it comes to an online website, be ready to transfer a substantial amount of data. All of this can certainly be a challenging and complicated process. The great news is that, these difficulties could be definitely avoided. What our team would suggest is that you need to consider and take into consideration very important points.

Plan In Advance

Prior to installing some applications or services on the VPS web server, make a list of the things you should do ahead of time, and what's the purpose of the new server. For instance, create a list of all programs you intend to install, concentrate on very specific things covering anything from operating-system to the control panel, throughout the web app host and add ons to make the high-quality server. To be very specific you should think about system specifications, application release numbers, and the order in which applications have to be installed. Make side by side comparisons of the requirements and tech features of the server. We become aware of a number of IT people, sometimes simply setting up VPS servers have caused several problems as a result of no appropriate planning.

Make a decision on your IT Team

If it is possible, do not carry out all tasks alone in the set up process and during the maintenance of your webserver. In case you have a good team, involve them to assist you in some of these activities. Once you've got a reliable team, you're ready to apply all changes and activities.
 
Planning and communicating with stakeholders

Planning shouldn't pause simply because your web server is already online and is operating. You need to take into consideration exactly how the server will be used every day without facing any system problems. If you work in a medium or larger company, you shouldn't take into consideration only how the system will have an effect on the company, but also on other groups inside your company. It is important to send out all important information regarding the support, account details, along with other information for the stakeholders.

Last modified on Thursday, 23 July 2015 15:23