theHand posted: I run 20 regularly on a dedicated server. If you're co-hosting on a VPS someone else might be getting your resources. I don't think I'd have any problem going to 40 or higher.
But I also have a very high spec server, 32 GIG RAM and everything that comes with that...
Actually metaquotes imposes a limit of 32 MT4 instances on computer/vps/server. So no, you cant run 40. You can run 32 max. I run 32 on my dedicated server, with optimization it runs smoothly, without opt it is terrible regardless the params. 2016.12.09 09:06:05.971 Windows Server 2012 R2 Standard (x64 based PC), IE 11.00, RDP, UAC, 12 x Intel Core i7-3930K @ 3.20GHz, RAM: 45575 / 64947 Mb, HDD: 2492809 / 2861258 Mb, GMT+01:00
32 MT4 platforms at the same time? Are you kidding me… How will someone be able to manage them all and follow their charts.. On the other side – I would love to watch someone manage more than 20 platforms at the same time. This is going to be insane!!!
TiffanyK posted: 32 MT4 platforms at the same time? Are you kidding me… How will someone be able to manage them all and follow their charts.. On the other side – I would love to watch someone manage more than 20 platforms at the same time. This is going to be insane!!!
pipmenow posted: I have a problem of slow or not responding MT4 platforms. I don't think that my resources are the problem, or are they? I use a VPS with 6GB Ram and quad core processors. What would limit me from running as many MT4 platforms that I want? It seems the more I run the slower they get. If I check to resources being used I only see about 1.5GB RAM being used and about 15% processor power, but still the more platforms I run the slower and slower it gets. They are all still reporting to myfxbook every 5 minutes, but if I try to view the platform it does not always display or takes a very long time. The problem is worse during heavy market activity. At night when the market are slower the platforms respond quicker. Each platforms has an average of 4-8 charts open each running one EA. Any suggestions would be helpful. Thank you.
You need to look at band width to get best service. here you can look at https://www.forexcheapvps.com/ here u will find 6GB ram with Unlimited Bandwidth, 300GB SSD Disk will give you more space. It has 5 Core CPU with Auto Backup.
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