Which VPS Plan is Right for Me?

What should you consider to choose an ideal VPS that suits your project/requirements? The following guideline will help you figure out the necessary resources quantity.

Note
  • If services at https://www.vps-mart.com/ do not match your requirements, we suggest that you take a look at Hyper-V services or dedicated servers.
  • Do not worry if you are a little off in your calculations, as Database Mart allows you to upgrade RAM, CPU without having to scratch and restart. While upgrading your disk, there is only 5 minutes of downtime. Feel free to contact us via a ticket or live chat if you need to upgrade!
     

Resources Quantity

​1. RAM

The RAM you need is affected by many factors, such as the applications, websites or traffics. Please read  the following guideline to get a closer answer if you plan to run these applications/webistes.
 
Applications/Websites
Applications Name
Minimum RAM
Recommended RAM
Website & server management
cPanel/ISPconfig
-
2GB+
 
SolidCP+IIS
-
2GB+
Web hosting / blogging
WordPress/DNN
512MB to 1GB per site
1GB per site
Mail server
SmarterMail/MailEnable
1.5GB
2GB-4GB
 
Postfix
1.5GB
2GB-4GB
Host a VPN
OpenVPN
1GB
1GB+
Trade
MT4/MT5
1GB
2GB+
Database
SQL/MySQL
-
2GB+
Browser
FireFox/Chrome
-
2GB+
 
Note The more applications/websites you run, the more resources you will need.

2. CPU

Database Mart Intel has many different kinds of servers with different CPU, such as Intel Eight Core Xeon E5-2670 (2.60 GHz), E5-2680 (2.70 GHz), and E5-2690 (2.90 GHz). They have been proven to work smoothly even during peak times.

3. Hard disk

Database Mart provides solid-state drive for drive C. They are better than the traditional disks in rebooting speed, performance and transfer speed. Additionally, we also provide special plans with SATA disk for extra storage or backup. You can request us to help upgrade the SSD and SATA disk at any time when necessary.

4. Choice of OS 

Database Mart provides most editions of Windows operating systems, and Linux operating systems to both VPS and dedicated server as follows. Linux is an open-source operating system. The Windows VPS hosting can be preferred if you are developing in .NET or if you have applications that are designed for the Windows platform. If you need other operating system, please contact us and send us the OS file.

Windows:

  • Windows Server 2019 Standard Edition x64,
  • Windows Server 2016 Standard Edition x64
  • Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard Edition x64
  • Windows Server 2008 R2 Standard Edition x64. We recommend that you to order it with our Cisco firewall since Windows Server 2008 R2 is End of Life (EOL) now.

Note If you need Windows desktop OS installed, please provide ISO image and license key in advance. But it applicable for basic or higher level of VPS only.


Linux:

We provide the following Linux operating system:
  • CentOS 6.x-7.x 64-bit
  • Ubuntu Server 16.x-18.x 64-bit
  • Debian 7.x-9.x 64-bit
  • OpenSUSE leap 42
 
Note If you need other operating systems, please provide ISO image. But only basic or a higher level of VPS support importing a client's ISO file.  

5. Backup

If you need to frequently backup in Windows, we suggest you order a VPS together with Remote Data Center Backup (Twice per week, every Wednesday and Saturday).
We use Backup for Workgroups to back up all your SSD (C: partition) system files to our remote data center backup servers where you  can then restore and  backup files in your server whenever needed .
If you are still unable to decide on how to choose a plan, please contact us any time via a ticket or livechat.

6. Database

If you are unsure how to choose a correct SQL server edition, please refer to the following form and articles for more information:
Feature
Standard
Web
Express
Maximum memory for buffer pool per instance
128 GB
64 GB
1410 MB
Full-text and semantic search
Yes
Yes
Yes
Maximum relational database size
524 PB
524 PB
10 GB
SQL Server Agent
Yes
Yes
No
 
 

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