Minecraft Servers Posts on Me4502's Blog

Should you use MySQL with a Minecraft plugin?

Posted on December 23, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

The Minecraft server community has many misconceptions floating around about using MySQL or other databases with plugins, some of which cause servers to perform significantly worse.

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What the Future of Java means for Minecraft

Posted on November 28, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

There has been a fair amount of talk about how upcoming versions of Java will improve Minecraft. What's coming and how will it change things?

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Is my Minecraft Server Host bad?

Posted on October 21, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Quite often we get support requests from users where their server host is at fault. Find out common problems with server hosts, and how to solve them.

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The Ultimate Guide to Running a Minecraft Server

Posted on September 17, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Running a Minecraft Server can be a daunting task. In this article you'll find answers to questions, guides for various systems, and advice on server administration.

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Which version of Minecraft should your server use?

Posted on September 08, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Server admins often ask what version of Minecraft their server should run. This article goes over everything you should consider when choosing.

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Paper vs Spigot, which should you use?

Posted on August 26, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

Paper and Spigot are the two leading platforms for Minecraft servers. Which is better? This article goes over the main benefits of using both platforms

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A Decade of Survival Multiplayer. Celebrating the first 10 years of the Minecraft Multiplayer Community

Posted on August 04, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

As of today, Minecraft has had multiplayer for a decade. We have created a comprehensive history of the multiplayer community.

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Should you use Large Plugins or Multiple Small Plugins?

Posted on July 11, 2020 in minecraft• Tagged with

There is a lot of controversy around large plugins being worse than multiple small plugins, but is it true?

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How to debug unknown Minecraft server plugin issues

Posted on December 08, 2019 in minecraft• Tagged with

Minecraft server admins face unexplainable behaviour which they can't track down. Throughout this article, I'll outline some of the best ways to make it easy.

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How to actually use Paper/Spigot Timings and understand the limitations

Posted on November 30, 2019 in minecraft• Tagged with

A common tool for finding lag on Minecraft servers moment is Timings. But there is more than meets the eye when it comes to Timings report, and they're not always able to tell you what is causing lag.

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Why you should never /reload on Spigot, Bukkit, and Paper

Posted on July 01, 2019 in minecraft• Tagged with

The reload command in Bukkit is fundamentally broken and flawed, here's why, and what you should be doing instead.

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