Resource limits

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For Web Hosting accounts, you can view the differences in package values here: https://archhosting.net/website-hosting   

The resource limits for each Web Hosting account is mentioned here:  

  Startup Business Enterprise
CPU 100% 100% 115%
Memory 512 MB 2 GB 4 GB
Disk 2 MB/s 4 MB/s 6 MB/s
IOPS 1024 1024 2048
Entry Processes 10 20 30
Total Processes 40 60 80
Inodes (soft) 300,000 600,000 900,000
Inodes (hard) 400,000 700,000 1,000,000

 

Note: If recently updated, inodes will show inaccurately while quotas rebuild

Note: cPanel displays CPU usage as a maximum of 100% regardless of the internal settings

CPU Limit

Your CPU limit is how much processing power your web hosting account is allocated. 100% allows for one core of usage. 200% would allow for two cores of usage, and so on. Physical cores on web hosting servers are 2.5 GHz with a max turbo frequency of 3.0 GHz.

Memory

Your memory limit is how much virtual RAM your web hosting account is allocated. Please note that after upgrading your plan, you may wish to change your PHP's memory_limit (via the MultiPHP INI Editor in your cPanel) to make use of the added memory.

Disk

Your disk limit is how much IO your web hosting account can consume at one time. If you exceed this limit, additional operations are throttled (not killed) until usage returns to normal. Cached disk operations (e.g. hitting the same file multiple times in a short period of time) will not contribute towards your IO usage.

IOPS

Your IOPS limit is how many disk operations you may perform per second. 

Entry Processes

Your entry process limit is how many processes can enter your account's virtualization. For example, each concurrent connection spawned by Litespeed will count as an entry process. Processes generated by your account itself will not contribute towards entry processes. 

Total Processes

Total processes accounts for how many processes you have running on your account. Once this limit is reached, no new processes may be spawned until one dies.

Inodes

Essentially, an inode can be treated as a single file. If you create one file named "kitten.jpg" that will use one inode. If your inode limit is 5,000, you can store 5,000 files. A soft inode limit can be exceeded for a period of time, while a hard inode limit can not be exceeded at all.