A broad term for a service where a third party "hosts" (physically stores/runs) computers, content or services that are managed and/or maintained by the customer. Questions that are specific to the current point in time (such as prices) are likely to be closed.

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SQL Server 2008 hosting (for development)

We are doing distributed development, working at home, office and sometimes at customers. We are using assembla for source-repository and we need a centralized-remote SQL Server 2008 database hosting ...
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choosing hosting for custom ecommerce site, shared, dedicated, what to look for?

I have (almost) developed website for my client and now need to decide on hosting. Most of the users of the site will be located in Australia, and so am I and my client. Now, I want to consider ...
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Need some advice on a deployment

So I am about to get started deploying a complicated infrastructure as a hosting environment for several high traffic sites. I will be using ec2 for the servers and other different services from AWS. ...
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Server Vs Desktop vs Hosted for RAM Intensive, Low Traffic Application Serving Response to API

We are a startup looking at putting our semantic search system for resumes live. The system needs to provide responses to api queries for resume search by running through inverted index data of size ...
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Hosting provider recommendation for site to accomodate a php http proxy

Hi Recently discovered my current hosting provider doesn't allow php proxys. Unfortunately for a site I'm building, there is no other option (Flash based web application to consume Twitter API) Can ...
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Highly random PostgreSQL database host

We're working with PostgreSQL very successfully on a moderately large project (approximately 12GB of data in our working set) Currently we're on a 2GB RAM machine with 7200RPM disks. You can imagine ...
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Hosting a Single Domain on Two Servers

I have a site example.com which is hosted on a VPS server. The site often deals with downloads, so I can't really server the downloads from the VPS server. So I want to use a dedicated server to store ...
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Email hosting on multiple servers

I have a domain with hosting on godaddy while the domain is registered on BigRock. My email Ids are hosted on google apps, which was providing 10 free accounts some time ago. I wish to add few more ...
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Java virtual hosting manager

I have a server system on which i want to host java web application's. I can do that only with tomcat and can host multiple application's, but i don't know how can i host multiple application's on ...
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How to set up a Gatekeeper hosting setup that serves pages if they exist, but defaults to another server if it doesn't exist?

I'm building a gatekeeper app that lets the owner of MyClientsSite.com show a modified page that I'm hosting on MySite.com, but visitors to MyClientsSite.com can't know that the modified page is ...
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Point two different IP's to a third one

I'm using shared hosting with Cyberwurx, and I have two different IP addresses from them. How can I redirect the traffic from either of those IP addresses to a different, third IP address? On the ...
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Web Hosting Company that Allows custom SMTP servers, multi domains, .NET 4.0 and mixed hosting

I am in search of a new Hosting company. I currently use GoDaddy, but I've had enough with their service so i'm looking for a hosting company that can meet my criteria. Currently I have 10+ Websites ...
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Email hosting: quota & overbooking

I would like to get a recommendation regarding mailbox hosting with quota. What kind of overbooking do you accept for Business usage? For instance, if I have x mailbox of 100megs and 10 Gig of space, ...
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Getting Blank Page + Unable to Connect to FTP = Server Issue?

So my entire domain is showing a blank white page and I am unable to connect to the server via FTP. Is this most likely a server/host issue?
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Design of a hosting network

I am sketching a network design for a KVM hosting site, preparing for hundreds of virtual guests. In our current design, every customer (no matter if physical or virtual) reside on their own VLAN to ...
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Which hosting controller should I install in a dedicated server, that can handle PHP 5.3?

Hey everyone, I'm new to server administration, so I'm just trying to find a good hosting controller that let me do/have these things in my new dedicated server: - Create hosting accounts, each one ...
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Webhosting with Tomcat

Is there any good hosting company that comes with pre-installed Tomcat server (instead of the commonly Apache) in order to run JSP? Looking for something relatively cheap (like site5.com, mediatemple ...
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How to host web application in apache tomcat

I created a small web application in Java using eclipse. Now I want to host it in apache in my local machine. How to do this? I want some simple instructions not very technical details. Thanks in ...
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I want to point subdomain from my hosting account1 to another server

I have website website1.com and I would to create subdomain sub.website1.com and point that subdomain to another website website2.com . how can I do that ?
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SSL Certificate Setup on Web Host

I have recently signed up for an account with a web host on which I am running an install of Wordpress. I am the only person that will be administrating it and I would like to have secure access to ...
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Unknown Host Error, is this a registrar problem or a host problem?

I am dealing with a barrel of weasels on this one. Ad agency registered the domain in mid-August with Network Solutions. 72 hours ago I updated the DNS to point to a host provided by an associate of ...
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Need help configuring apache with 3 different hostnames that support wildcard subdomains

I have a single physical server. I need to set it up so i can have 3 different domains on it. Each one of these domains needs to be able to support wildcard sub-domains. ...
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Apache 2.2 on Windows Server multiple sites one IP

I'm fairly familiar with the workings of apache on Linux. Enviroment: Hosted VPS (full access) Windows Server 2003 Datacentre x64 edition, Apache 2.2 I have 2 straight forward websites I ...
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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 ...
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I have seperated my mailserver from my webserver and now my contact form will not send mail

I have a website (www.example.com) which is hosted with NAME.COM and I also have Exchange Email account (which uses the same domain - admin@example.com ) that is hosted with Crazy Domains I have ...
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A-Record to point to hosting vs. changing DNS while keeping the mail externally

I currently am dealing with a client whose e-mail is hosted on Google. We are just in the process of taking over their domain, but their current hosting company suggests a different set up than I do ...
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Rebooted Ubuntu Server, didn't come back up. How do I investigate the cause?

Leading off from previous question where I got excellent advice from LinuxDevOps, which I partially chose to ignore; the worse happened, and I don't know why, or how to investigate the cause. I have ...