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Which server do I need for streaming?

11/03/2015 | Internet hosting |

If you’re considering a dedicated server for streaming, first thing that will come up to your mind is probably how much memory you need.


Applications like heavy games, chat servers, video editing programs are known for the fact that they use up your server’s memory very quickly. The more RAM your server has for these applications, the more likely that you will see seamless performance from your dedicated server while using these applications.


Depending on the size of your files, it’s recommended to order a dedicated server with a minimum of 16 GB of RAM in order to run your applications well. Usually, the more RAM you have available the better but this of course depends on how much work you do with these applications.





But what about the cpu, does it really matter?

This also depends on your workload, if you implement caching layers then RAM becomes very critical but if your content is mostly dynamic then it’s recommended to use a server with dual CPU. Overall, we can say that in most cases the RAM is more important than CPU.

Why streaming eats up your RAM:

The reason why streaming servers use so much memory is because each time a request is applied to a video, the video is put into the program’s saved history. The RAM used for the history process is almost the size of the video times the numbers of times your program has saved the history of the video.


At we offer various dedicated servers with plenty of RAM, take a look at all our offers and choose what’s right for your needs.


A Few Differences between Linux and Windows Hosting

10/21/2015 | Internet hosting |

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XenServer 6.5 SP 1 is available on our website and SnelPanel

08/13/2015 | Internet hosting |

XenServer 6.5.0 Service Pack 1 is now available on our website and SnelPanel, time to highlight a few features of this latest version.   Better VM density up to 1000 VMs per host Virtual machi ...


SSD or SATA server?

07/31/2015 | Internet hosting |

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07/20/2015 | Internet hosting |

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New Dell servers with iDRAC 8 Enterprise are available now

07/15/2015 | Internet hosting |

We now offer Dell PowerEdge 13th generation servers with iDrac 8 Enterprise. This line comes with several design and firmware improvements that will boost the performance of your dedicated server. ...


Scheduled network maintenance on 15 July 2015

07/10/2015 | News |

We will perform maintenance on our core switches on 15 July 2015. The maintenance window starts at 01:00 CEST and ends 01:30 CEST. During this maintenance window we will perform the following action ...


Which CMS you should choose

07/10/2015 | Internet hosting |

When you’ve decided to create a website or to start a blog the first question that you are going to ask yourself is, which content management system you need to use.   The most popular a ...


Three ways to troubleshoot before you reboot your dedicated server

07/03/2015 | Internet hosting |

As an administrator you quite often find yourself in a situation where your screen suddenly freezes or that your system gets slow. In these situations you usually tend to reboot your server ...


Debian 8 is now available on our website and SnelPanel

06/25/2015 | Internet hosting |

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