RAM, that refers to Random Access Memory, is a computer storage media which is accessed noticeably faster than a hard disk, due to the fact that the information can be read randomly, skipping the bytes before the needed data is reached. On a hosting server, the RAM is used to load scripts and web apps once they are executed, so the more RAM you may use, the more applications you'll be able to run simultaneously and the more people will be able to explore your sites with no effect on the site’s/server’s functionality. In contrast to a disk drive, however, the RAM is used for temporary storage purposes, as the information is lost once the power is shut off. In case you use a shared web hosting account, the physical memory your scripts can use may be limited and could change depending on what the some other clients on the same server use. With a virtual or a dedicated hosting server, however, you shall have a set amount of RAM that will not be used by anybody else even if you don't use it at a particular time.
Guaranteed RAM in VPS
The physical memory you will get with every virtual private server we offer is guaranteed and will be at your disposal all of the time even when you don't use all of it for a long length of time. Every VPS account provides fixed system resources and runs in an isolated container independently from other accounts on the physical machine, so even in case some account starts running out of memory, we won't allot some of your memory to that account. We also never distribute the entire physical memory on the hardware node among the virtual accounts created on it, as a way to ensure that it won't run out of memory. That way, there'll always be free RAM if you wish to upgrade your package and we ensure the flawless functioning of the physical hosting server.
Guaranteed RAM in Dedicated Hosting
All our dedicated server plans come with a large amount of physical memory, that will enable you to run rather heavy web applications with no challenges. We use new and thoroughly tested hardware components when we set up a new web server to ensure that there won't be any troubles of any kind. The RAM memory isn't an exception and if you get a dedicated server, we shall make sure that you get the best general performance possible from the configuration that you have chosen. Even if we identify that you're not using the full capacity of the server, we shall not alter the hardware in any way, so the total amount of RAM that'll be readily available will always be the same. You are able to take a look at the configuration, including the physical memory, within your billing CP at any time.