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July 1, 2021

If you're a Canadian business, individual or catering to Canadian customers, something that is often overlooked when searching for web hosting providers is the advantage of hosting your website within Canada

Hosting your website using a Canadian-based server is advantageous for a number of reasons, including:

Performance Privacy and Security Geolocation Currency

Let's look into some of these advantages further.

1. Performance

Canada’s telecommunications infrastructure is one of the fastest in the world. With direct local access to these networks, websites hosted in Canada tend to be faster and more reliable for your Canadian visitors than those hosted in the US. 

At polur.net, we operate our top-of-the-line server infrastructure at our Montreal, Quebec datacentre. No matter w

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June 10, 2021

If you're wondering what is the difference between our SSD shared hosting plans and our SSD multi-account (reseller) hosting plans, you're not alone! Web hosting terminology can often be confusing and mean different things to different providers — just like "Cloud" hosting, "SSD" hosting, "clustered" hosting all have different meanings or implications.

The primary difference between our SSD shared hosting plans and our SSD multi-account (reseller) hosting plans is the management interface. Our standard SSD shared hosting plans let you manage one or more websites (depending on the plan you choose), all from a single, unified interface. Let's say you want to host a p

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May 18, 2021

virtual private servers (VPS) can be thought of a larger part of a high-performance dedicated server. In other words, multiple VPS are located within a single dedicated server, but to ensure they perform reliably and are scalable, most providers design their dedicated server to have very high capacity and hardware specifications. Many virtual private servers (VPS) can meet or exceed the typical performance of a budget dedicated server, so it's important to distinguish between both types of solutions.

Limitations of a Virtual Private Server

Virtual servers are limited by the host-node that they exist on and in turn, their resources can only go so high before a limit is reached. While virtual does scale well, it is limited by the availability of resources on the host-node. On a host-node there are severa

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