UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator
What's a UPS unit? What precisely a diesel backup generator? For what reason are they found in every data center?
The UPS and the diesel generator are 2 devices for keeping a web server operational if there are difficulties with the primary power supply - an outage or unstable current that can't keep the web server functional, for instance. UPS is an abbreviation for Uninterruptible Power Supply, even though it can often be referred to as Uninterruptible Power Source as well. The UPS is, basically, a highly effective battery that's connected to the hosting server and to the power network at all times, so if there is any interruption, it's already operating, that permits the web server to keep on operating without losing any info. The diesel generator is an engine that can power up an entire data center. It does take some time to start working and it is the UPS that provides this time. Those 2 power solutions are a requirement for any facility or hosting company that wants to stop information loss and hardware damage as a consequence of an unexpected electrical power issue.
UPS & Diesel Back-up Generator in Cloud Website Hosting
We offer Linux cloud website hosting in three of the major data centers globally. They are located in the USA, in the UK and in Australia. Considering that data integrity and hosting server uptime are our priorities, the 3 facilities have numerous backup systems against electrical power outages. A number of diesel generators can keep the servers up and running for hours or even for several days and every machine that is part of our cutting-edge cloud platform includes its own enterprise-class UPS to keep it functional until the generators begin working. This setup is among the reasons why we are able to ensure a 99.9% web server and network uptime, so if you host your sites inside a shared account with us, you'll benefit from a fast and outstanding service and never having to worry about any disturbances due to electric power outages.