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33 views

Confused with hosting types [closed]

Hey guys am going to buy a linux vps server.But i have some doubts regarding about this. I know cloud server and vps server are very different from each other ..i have heard digital ocean provides ...
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3answers
64 views

VPS versus Cloud [closed]

Could a cloud enable me to copy/paste a VPS from one physical server to another? I run a few VPS machines and am curious to know if a cloud would benefit me. What would be really cool is if a cloud ...
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1answer
135 views

Are self Self-healing Cloud and Traditional Failover Boxes basically the same?

Does it still make sense to setup your own failover system (HAproxy + 2 or more servers for example) when self healing cloud seems like a practical solution? They seem to do the same job or am I ...
4
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2answers
462 views

persistent storage on Amazon EC2 and other questions

i come from the land of VPSes, and all this cloud hype confuse me. i have been reading through the amazon EC2 guide for the past 2 days, but i still have few sketchy points i'm not understanding. if ...
0
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2answers
622 views

When loading a wordpress site, is more CPU or RAM better?

I'm trying to find a host that can handle traffic spikes for wordpress sites. I can't decide between cloud hosting or a VPS. I know with the cloud I believe the CPU power is elastic and can expand if ...
1
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1answer
2k views

What is a VPU (versus CPU)?

I know that VPU stands for Virtual Processing Unit (versus CPU), but what does that mean exactly? Is it just the new terminology for referring to processor resources in a virtual server versus a ...
4
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2answers
287 views

The CPU and memory is limited in the Cloud, So where is the scalability?

I don't understand cloud, the CPU is limited, Memory is also limited, where is the scalability? Isn't it just the same like VPS with more expensive cost for bandwidth? So what scaling advantage is ...
0
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1answer
112 views

Cloud VPS requirements

i'm planning to sign up for a VPS account to use for websites and SVN repos and similar. What i'm currently plans to host is: 2 Java Servlet webistes with low traffic (Tomcat/JBoss/GlassFish) ...
2
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3answers
392 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 ...
0
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1answer
105 views

I have 8 server-grade machines used for development. Should I create a VPS cloud?

My idea is that each user can spawn a VM, then use dist-cc to do compile using other VMs in the cloud. Is such practice common in development environment? Would performance be much worse than just ...
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3answers
321 views

Hosting solution for startup social app? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? We are in a process of building up a social app. Initially we will have only a few thousands of users than will grow with ...
2
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1answer
98 views

VPS Providers With Instance APIs

My company is trying to find a list of VPS / cloud providers who offer an instance API to create new instances, tear down old instances, and get new IPs / etc. We're trying to make our platform ...
0
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2answers
178 views

Should I host in the cloud in this scenario?

I'm considering moving our website hosting to the cloud. Currently we have about 1000 visits/day (5000 on peaks). I want to know what kind of 'server power' I need to host this. Obviously, things ...
0
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2answers
135 views

Cloud or VPS for a data-mining proof-of-concept setup?

We need to host a proof-of-concept system online for an I/O heavy data-mining app. We typicall need 100-200GB per system, but we have low CPU and bandwidth requirements. Ideally, we'd like to have a ...
2
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2answers
3k views

Recommended cloud hosting provider in the UK? [closed]

This is the list of cloud hosting providers I know that offer their services from data centers located in the UK: ElasticHosts http://www.elastichosts.com/ UK2.net (rebranded service from ...
3
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2answers
4k views

Terminal Server hosted on cloud server or traditional VPS?

We're looking into alternatives for our very small datacentre at the moment. We have two Windows 2008 terminal servers that serve RemoteApps that we're looking to move off-site first off (and if we ...