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I currently have a site that's hosted in Texas. The majority of the users are from Egypt and I'm a bit concerned that the current hosting is not the optimal in terms of performance. The site is not slow but for how can I know if, for example, hosting it in Europe or Asia is better ?

Thanks in advance. I know this isn't a coding question per se....apologies if this is against any rules but..

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I'm recommending amazon ec2 (for dedicated virtual machines) or theplanet.com (for dedicated physical servers). scalability with ec2 is more easy and has multi datacenter support, also has cdn

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thanks for the answer. but how can i tell if that will actually make a difference ? moving hosts is not something i want to do unless i am 100% sure it will actually make a considerable difference in performance. –  thebends Oct 6 '10 at 21:40
    
you can guarantee it by using multiple datacenters –  sirmak Oct 6 '10 at 21:43
    
multiple datacenters do not really help when all customers are from one country. Then it would be better to chose a datacenter near to his customers. –  Raffael Luthiger Oct 6 '10 at 21:56

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