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1answer
57 views

What size bandwidth pipe do I need? [duplicate]

I am currently hosting in a data center and paying a very large monthly bill. We are moving to a new office and I have been toying with the idea of installing a leased line and self hosting. Public ...
3
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3answers
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Network Latency and Timing as shown by Chrome

I'm trying to understand why a static image being served by IIS is taking ~ 182 ms to load. Using chrome I captured the following timing information. When I request the same image by opening ...
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0answers
110 views

How can i detect and diagnose local network problems on a multi-server environment?

I'm a software engineer who trying to detect (and solve if possible) weird local networking problems since 2 weeks on multi-server hosting environment. We bought 3 dedicated boxes with 32GB ram 8 ...
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1answer
165 views

Hosted Network Latency

Background I have a new hosted, dedicated database server behind a dedicated firewall (Cisco ASA 5505 Sec+). The plan is to have a virtual (aka "cloud") web server or two on the other side of the ...
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0answers
32 views

Server dropping all clients at intervals

I administrate large-scale servers for Minecraft: Pocket Edition. For the past couple of months, I have had the issue where at intervals the server will close all active connections to it (VNC and ...
0
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1answer
27 views

hosting machine capability [duplicate]

I'm curios what's the traffic a dual-socket CPU server machine can handle? Just hypothetical, does anybody have a clue what are the keystones? Is it more about hardware or connection or anything else ...
2
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1answer
739 views

Multiple static IP addresses pointing to same Windows 2008 r2 server

I have a Windows 2008 r2 VPS which I am using for both IIS and Apache. Im looking to have two static IP addresses to point to this server. One for IIS to use and one for Apache. I already have one ...
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1answer
89 views

Network setup: resolve subdomain to internal server's VM through other servers

This is my problem: I have two subdomains: foo.company.com bar.company.com These will be used for projects hosted at our office. The setup at the office is just one server (10.10.10.9) with 2 ...
2
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1answer
81 views

Host data transfer limit calculations and network protocol headers

OK, this might be a really stupid question, but... I'm building a web app that utilises websockets. There's fairly rapid messaging going on, so I've been taking a look at the network traffic with ...
1
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0answers
135 views

Hosting 25 Websites at home on a 16Megabit upload/60Megabit Download with Dynamic IP Pros and Cons [closed]

Problem: I was hosted on dedicated server for about £500 a month, then I moved to colo for £200 a month and now I am finally moving the server from colo to my home internet. The servers with ...
4
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2answers
450 views

How to find the lowest latency midpoint between two geographic locations?

I'm looking for a geographic location (not service) to host internet services that will give me the lowest latency on connections from two other locations. How would I best determine the most ideal ...
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4answers
3k views

finding the best network latency between two countries

I know there are many tools to test for bandwidth and latency, but they all rely on having at least one host from which you can run those tests. I wonder whether there's an online source or some ...
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2answers
84 views

How do I get the internet speed that of a hosting company? [closed]

I own a popular website, heavy on traffic and space. I can't solely trust my hosting company with backups, plus - hardware is expensive to rent. So I am looking into hosting the website in-house. I ...
0
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1answer
55 views

Slow webserver connection or hard disk

I have an old compaq proliant dl360 collocated in a hosting facility. It used to run incredibly fast but now it lags and seems to drop requests. SSH is fine but FTP will often time out, then ...
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2answers
165 views

What is level 1, 2, 3 support in web hosting or network support? [closed]

Often when I send a support ticket to some web host, if they cannot handle it they will say something like "We will escalate this to level 3". What exactly is that?
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3answers
153 views

Network equipment to provide firewalling, switching, and redundancy

What kind of networking equipment would you recommend for a set of hosted Web servers, given these circumstances: Current Situation There are two web servers in colocation, in a dedicated closet. ...
1
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1answer
52 views

Global Colocation hosting single vendor vs multiple

We are openning 2 data centers in the US and 2 in Europre that are globaly load balanced. From uptime stand point am I risking in single point of failure going with one vender for colocating? Most ...
3
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4answers
278 views

Router recommendation to virtualize 800 IPs

I've recently been looking at getting some new load balancers for our environment as we are expecting to double our client base in the next 12 months. Currently we have 400 public IPS serving 800 ...
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2answers
252 views

How to install a “virtual” network card on a virtual server?

We have purchased an unmanaged VPS windows hosting solution from one of the UK based companies. We have Windows Server 2008 Standard Edition. We need to install certain third party applications on ...
1
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3answers
286 views

Network Question

I have a question about whether something is 'possible' by default or requires additional setup. Lets say I have two systems behind a firewall and they are in the same domain and subnet. System 1 has ...
0
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1answer
196 views

DOCSIS 3 Cable Modem Question

Does anyone have an idea of how many IP addresses max a DOCSIS 3 cable modem can support? I seem to get varying answers even from different people at our ISP. Thanks, Ryan
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8answers
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How much network latency is “typical” for east - west coast USA?

At the moment we're trying to decide whether to move our datacenter from the west coast to the east coast. However, I am seeing some disturbing latency numbers from my west coast location to the east ...
1
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1answer
117 views

Dropped connections between Linux Servers in Data Center

I have a number of linux servers at a us-based datacenter. The servers were installed by the hosting company, and are running fedora core. We're experiencing problems with dropped connections. The ...
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3answers
114 views

Separation of website hosting from email hosting for a single domain

Is it ever good practice to separate website hosting from email hosting for a single domain, via virtualization? Example: A dedicated server hosts a single domain, xyz.com This server runs a web ...
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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?
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3answers
593 views

Akamai is well known. But what is it exactly?

I currently use Rackspace Cloud to host a big search engine. (over 40 servers). What is Akamai, and how does it compare to what I am currently using?
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3answers
1k views

Does routing distance affect performance significantly?

When I say routing distance, I mean on a global scale. For instance, if my target audience is in China, do I look for a host within China?
9
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6answers
11k views

How does geography affect network latency?

I have the option of hosting our database/web server at a managed hosting company on the East Coast (US) or one on the West Coast (US). Our company is based out of New York City, and both hosting ...
9
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10answers
5k views

Basic firewall, switch, & router device? [closed]

I am a developer and haven't dealt with server admin or networking in years, so "rusty" is very generous. I am setting up a new web server cluster (starting with two 1U web servers and one DB server). ...