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Is it normal for inbound traffic to far exceed outbound traffic?

I have a web server on a coloc host. All 'planned' activity is over HTTP. (There's no FTP server, no bittorrent client, no IRC bots, etc.) My inbound traffic is consistently 5-10 times higher than my ...
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Backup system, two locations. Recommendations?

I have two servers running Ubuntu 10.10, placed at two different locations. One is production, and one development. I wondered, if any of you had experience with backing up, best practices and ...
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Dedicated firewall vs. on-machine

I'm setting up a bunch of Ubuntu servers in a colocation center. They offer a shared firewall service, but suggested I install a firewall on the servers myself, i.e. configure iptables on each machine ...