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1answer
88 views

Vagrant hosting service

On a small project we use Vagrant for development environments. Given the simplicity of the setup, we are considering using it for production since it's a small project with low traffic. I know I ...
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1answer
313 views

GPU (Specifically NVidia) Cloud Computing Centres [closed]

In the CPU computing world, you have giant cloud providers like Microsoft Azure, Amazon EC2 and Rackspace. You have also smaller companies that provide dedicated hosting services. Amazon EC2 has ...
1
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1answer
320 views

European cloud hosting provider [closed]

I'm trying to find a good european cloud hosting provider. For legal reasons we can not host our service in the US or with an american company operating in the European union (rackspace). All we want ...
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 ...
1
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1answer
933 views

May I use CDN for whole website (PHP, Apache, MySQL) or just for images and CSS, JS files?

May I use CDN for whole website (PHP, Apache, MySQL) or just for images and CSS, JS files? What's the best choice > cloud-hosting or dedicated-hosting? Does CDN has that support? Witch hosting you ...
1
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2answers
127 views

Recommendations for a cloud/hosted server environment that can run different Windows VMs?

I currently have a colocated Win 2008 server that I use for hosting different windows VMs for testing: Win 2008, Win XP, Vista, Win7, Win 2000. I'd like to ditch the server and use something like ...
0
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6answers
1k views

What kind of hosting is used for *tube sites?

When a site grows from a just-a-fun project to a site with bigger load of visitor, and you want to enable them to upload videos, you might find yourself in a need of a better hosting, including ...
2
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3answers
359 views

How can we protect data on managed hosts(vps, cloud, etc)?

These hosting facilities tend to be great, they are cheap and work well compared to other alternatives. Though while being cheap, there is a compromise to be made and I want to know if there is a way ...
4
votes
4answers
677 views

EC2 vs VPS for hosting [closed]

I started out with Amazon EC2 as a monthly host for my project. I am running a 'small' Windows 2k8 instance with SQL server. This is the HW that I am getting: 1.7 GB memory 1 EC2 Compute Unit (1 ...
0
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4answers
96 views

Hosting providers who can do mix of virtual and physical [closed]

Looking for some suggestions on hosting providers who can provide: Mixture of physical systems built to our specifications, as well as a virtual "cloud" service that allows dynamic growth and on ...
0
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1answer
99 views

Features to identify a true cloud host

I'm reading around to understand cloud computing, and I saw 2 comments that prompted this question: "Cloud" is a marketing term. The actual implementation is what really matters. If you can ...
6
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4answers
769 views

What is the cheapest non-colocation way to serve about 10 static files at a rate of 100 megabits per second to the web? [closed]

I've looked at Amazon S3 and it costs roughly $4746 per month for 100 megabits/s (which translates into 31,640 Gigabytes of data transferred. That's at a rate of $0.15 per gig.) I haven't found a ...
2
votes
4answers
490 views

About to go live: virtual dedicated server or cloud?

I am about to launch my startup company, and we will be going live in a few weeks time. We have really tight budgetary constraints, since we are bootstrapping - and would prefer not to raise external ...
7
votes
4answers
878 views

Distinction between Cloud Servers and VPS

What is the distinction between a Cloud based host and a VPS? I talked to a Rackspace Cloud sales person for around 45 minutes and never came to a real conclusion on this. So, to elaborate on my ...
1
vote
2answers
189 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 ...
0
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1answer
807 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 ...