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3answers
79 views

Data storage solutions for rapidly running out of space [closed]

I have 2 web servers (1 live and other backup), the issue I have is our storage is rapidly running out. All the data on the server is used by our customers and new documents are uploaded to the ...
3
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1answer
2k views

Cheap 'n' easy AIX hosting services? [closed]

I'm working on a product that's written in generic, cross-platform-friendly Java. However, this Java component plugs into a natively-compiled, platform-specific third-party SDK. A potential customer ...
0
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1answer
86 views

Best Server Hosting Technology for unscaled code

Ok so i changed my question to make it more clear. If I have a social networking site with 1000 users online at the same time what would be a better solution. A dedicated server with one box? or a ...
4
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2answers
1k views

Are there any hosts that use openstack? [closed]

http://www.openstack.org/ I'm looking for a good cloud hosting company with utility style costs (paying for how much bandwidth, hard disk, cpu is used.
0
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3answers
164 views

What is a private or public cloud?

I'm looking into cloud hosting and came across the terms private cloud and public cloud. Are they the same as shared hosting vs. vps/dedicated hosting?
0
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1answer
104 views

Hosting solution for batch processing of data (LAMP)

I've created an app that goes out and fetches data and then processes it in batches, triggered via cron jobs. The app has no web front end, it just stores data in a DB to which I connect from my ...
2
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2answers
119 views

How to put 1000 lightweight server applications in the cloud

The company I work for sells a commercial desktop/server app that runs on any non dedicated Windows PC or server and uses Tomcat for all interactions with the application. Customers are asking that ...
3
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2answers
178 views

Things I should look for/tread cautiously if I am moving to the cloud

What should I be looking out for when moving to a cloud like Rackspace? Another user at serverfault had issues like compute cycles (CC) exploding and I did not want to have the same experience.
1
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2answers
191 views

I need a relatively cheap host, which will be able to handle sudden peaks in traffic?

We're launching a product in a few months, which will obviously have a website. Judging from our current traffic, we believe that overall traffic will probably not be that much, but we are aiming at ...
1
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3answers
1k views

I am on Rackspace Cloud. What is Bandwidth Out and Bandwidth In?

Can someone give me very easy to understand examples? And how to calculate? Suppose someone views a page off of my web server. This page is 400kb. How much is the bandwidth in and out for me?
0
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1answer
818 views

Suggestions for iPhone game server hosting [closed]

I'm working on an iPhone application which requires a server component. The game would interact with the server using JSON and would essentially be a CRUD interface to a database backend. I don't ...
3
votes
7answers
8k views

Expecting High traffic on website..How to manage

I am expecting high traffic on a corporate website i am managing.At present the website is hosted on godaddy shared hosting. As it will be an IPO for my clients company so i don't have any idea what ...
1
vote
1answer
325 views

VPS solution to match cloud scalabilty and reliability

Having this architecture in mind: server 1: webserver - floating/surges of CPU load and BW consumption server 2: dbserver - floating I/O from webserver and steady/heavy I/O from batch-process server ...
3
votes
2answers
377 views

Should our web-app go Cloud or multiple VPS?

Let's say we have a web-app and there's an automated/under-the-hood process which updates the DB. At the moment, they all ran in the same server. We'd like to separate the batch-process from the ...
1
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4answers
817 views

Moving ASP.NET web application to a 'cloud' - has anybody actually done this?

Has anybody out there actually moved an ASP.NET application from a traditional hosting environment/situation - i.e. where you own the kit, or use Rackspace - to using a cloud service/provider? Does ...
1
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1answer
225 views

Cloud platform for virtual desktops

Is there any software that itself works on a cloud computing provider? For example, VMWare ACE running on an Amazon EC2 platform? Or perhaps a vendor that provides a virtual desktop solution and hosts ...
11
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2answers
580 views

What is your favorite cloud computing provider? [closed]

Which cloud computing provider would you recomend for a windows stack, in terms of cost and reliability?