RAM is an abbreviation for Random Access Memory. This is a type of computer memory, that, unlike other storage devices such as hard disks or DVDs, allows the information to be accessed directly without reading the previous content stored in it. Every time a program is launched, it's stored inside the RAM, since it may be accessed much quicker than if it was read from another media. In terms of the hosting service itself, extra RAM means that more web applications can work simultaneously on a certain server, especially if they are resource-demanding and are accessed by a great number of of people at the same time. Unlike a shared web hosting solution where the system resources of a given account can be flexible and quite often depend on what other users consume as well, a VPS includes a guaranteed amount of RAM that can be used all the time. That memory is allocated to one web server only and will not be used by other clients even when it's not used.
Guaranteed RAM in VPS Servers
If you choose to host your websites on a VPS server purchased from us, the amount of RAM you will get with it shall be guaranteed and will be available constantly no matter what. The VPS accounts are set up on powerful servers and when your virtual server is set up, the RAM memory offered with the particular plan shall be "locked", so even if you use a part of it ultimately while another VPS account is using most of its system resources, we will not allocate the free RAM from your account even for the short term. This is valid if you upgrade the entire memory of the virtual server as well - the extra amount will be added to your account entirely. You will be able to upgrade either your entire package or only the server’s RAM with just a couple of mouse clicks through the billing CP.
Guaranteed RAM in Dedicated Servers
When you need a highly effective hosting solution for your sites and apps and you purchase one of the dedicated servers we offer, you will have a substantial amount of physical memory available all of the time. You will be able to see the hardware configuration whenever you want from your billing CP, including the amount of RAM. We test out the memory sticks thoroughly as well as the rest of the parts before we use them to assemble any web server, so if you get one of our packages, you shall get a high-quality hosting server that will guarantee excellent efficiency for your Internet sites. Even in case you don't use the total capacity of the machine for an extended length of time, the physical memory will still be available for your hosting server only.