What kind of hosting is this?
This is Linux Shared Hosting. This means that your website is hosted on the same server as some other websites and therefore shares the available resources with them.We monitor the resources of shared servers very closely and migrate sites onto alternative servers if the average resource usage exceeds more than 40%.
The downside of shared hosting is that if another account does something which is very resource intensive, it can slow things down for other users for up to a few seconds. We have safeguards in place to mitigate the effects of this, but it can't be completely eliminated.
If this is a major concern to you, then you should be considering a VPS instead, as that has guaranteed resources.Back to FAQ's