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1answer
65 views

Identify if windows server is dedicated or vps [duplicate]

I have offers for vps and dedicated hosting. The price for dedicated server is around $100/month which makes me think whether I am really getting a dedicated machine or just scammed to give me vps in ...
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2answers
104 views

When should I consider a dedicated server instead of cloud VPS?

Currently I have a web app running where I have 9 VPS servers connected to a Load Balancer. As my web app has been getting traffic, I've been purchasing new VPSs to handle the load. Managing so many ...
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1answer
43 views

DNS propagation: A record and IP change on domain panel and VPS?

I'm moving my website from a VPS to a dedicated server. In my Domain administrative panel there is a DNS zone where i've changed the A record from the previous IP address to the dedicated server's ...
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2answers
59 views

Where to start a dedicated / VPS hosting small buisness [closed]

I hope I'm posting in the right place, this site seemed the most relevant to my question. Anyway, one of my friends and I want to invest in a hosting company, we don't really know where to start, we ...
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1answer
54 views

Which AWS plan is proper for me? [duplicate]

I use a dedicated server with 2gb ram, 6ghz (Dual Xeon) cpu and 500gb Bandwith (actually I need %30 of this bandwith) and 120 gb storage capacity (and I need only 50-60 gb capacity) I have a Java ...
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1answer
135 views

VPS vs Dedicated server, security- and performance-wise

I've been search the web for information and advice on the whole "VPS vs Dedicated"-question. All I can find on the subject is based on economy and a bit performance. So here goes: What are the pros ...
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0answers
70 views

Dedicated server vs VPS: advice on scaling site

We could use advice on a scaling/ops issue. We have a simple mobile app that runs on Rails 3.2.12 and uses MongoMapper instead of ActiveRecord. There is one database call that sporadically performs ...
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2answers
136 views

Correctly configure nameservers with cPanel

I just bought a VPS with cPanel/WHM. My hosting provider gave me 3 dedicated IP addresses with my plan. I read on the internet that I should use 2 IPs for my nameservers and the other one as the main ...
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2answers
85 views

What to upgrade, RAM over capacity [duplicate]

I'm currently running a series of sites on a single VPS. My RAM usage has been continually going over capacity and, even after upgrading, I seem to be using all of my allotted RAM and burstable RAM... ...
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2answers
104 views

Dedicated server running VPS how should I back it up? [closed]

We are renting a dedicated server and running a vps within it. We would like to back up the vps so if there is an issue we can restore quickly either from another server or from the current server. ...
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1answer
783 views

pg_hba.conf entry for host

Im getting this error with postgre in my centos vps Unable to connect to PostgreSQL server: FATAL: no pg_hba.conf entry for host "::1", user "xxx", database "xxx_xxx", SSL off in Here is my ...
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1answer
14k views

Does Google provide hosting servers means like vps or dedicated servers? [closed]

I want to make it sure does google provide hosting servers like virtual private servers or dedicated besides free hosting that is available from sites.google.com Does google have something like ...
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1answer
188 views

Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. AMD (vps) vs Intel Dedicated [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How do you do Load Testing and Capacity Planning for Web Sites I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated ...
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1answer
232 views

What CPU is equivalent? Moving from VPS to Dedicated Server. [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Can you help me with my capacity planning? I want to move from VPS to Dedicated Server I guess that VPS specifications are not equal to Dedicated Server and I predict ...
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1answer
138 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 ...
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4answers
349 views

Can we call a VM as a 'dedicated' server?

I've noticed our 'dedicated' web server is running on an MS VM. I don't like it, cause we can't tell if another VM is running on the same machine or not, other than taking the word of the provider. ...
1
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1answer
195 views

how to host my site on many vps?

i have a php search engine, running on apache, hosted on centos 5 vps, no mysql, nothing really, just a bunch of php files, i have in average 600 visitors, i need more bandwidth, i want to host my ...
10
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2answers
774 views

Dedicated server or Cloud Hosting?

This is a Canonical Question about Cloud Hosting When deploying my application to the Internet: Should I chose a dedicated server, cloud hosting or a VPS? What factors should I consider when ...
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2answers
170 views

Any guides for setting up basic services on clean VPS/dedicated server?

Do you know any guides to basically set up a server (VPS or dedicated) for working as (mainly) web server ? I mean installing and setting up basic services like: apache with php, mod_rewrite, etc ...
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277 views

Which one is Better: One dedicated server or multiple virtual private servers?

We are building a huge real estate website (startup) with the next year goal of having about 30.000-40.000 visitors/DAY and 9.000.000-10.000.000 pages per month. This inferior estimate is based on ...
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1answer
184 views

Amazon EC2: VPS/VDS or dedicated

Are Amazon EC2 instances VPS/VDS or dedicated servers?
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1answer
188 views

VPS vs Dedicated Server - RAM & Processor [closed]

First off, take a look at these two packages. One is a dedicated server package, the other is a VPS: Dedicated Server VPS My question is about which will have superior performance. I intend to run ...
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3answers
73 views

VPS for each webapp?

I'm trying to understand how to use the VPS and how to use the resources I have. I need to run several webapps, each on a separate domain. I have 1 dedicated server. Should I split it to different ...
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1answer
48 views

Same hardware: better to have 1 VPS than OS directly on hardware

I have a dedicated server. I read here that VPS is better because it can be booted and restarted quickly. I'm not sure if this applies to my case or not, but my question is: Is it better to have 1 ...
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1answer
42 views

Where can I find a reliable resource that compares different providers of Microsoft VPS and Dedicated Servers?

Where can I find a reliable resource that compares different providers of Microsoft VPS and Dedicated Servers?
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577 views

Is it possible that my VPS is outperforming my dedicated server?

VPS specs: Linode 512 (more info) Dedicated server specs: Dual Atom (more info) john -test on the Dedicated server john -test on the Linode
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2answers
107 views

Server configuration [closed]

I currently use Linode VPS (512) for my image sharing site. I'm looking to move to an unmetered dedicated server as the cost of my needs on Linode is huge. I have around 60-70GB/day of outgoing data ...
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0answers
75 views

High load httpd - Which type of machine do I need to provide this service?

I am running some very small sites that recieve a lot of traffic in bursts. The content served is < 2MB per user but there have been upto 8000 connections at a single time, this would probably be ...
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1answer
1k views

Benchmarking hosting providers IO with Bonnie

Ok, because of a bunch of projects I'm working on I've access to dedicated Servers on a 3 hosting providers. As an experiment and for educational purposes I decided to see if I could benchmark how ...
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3answers
491 views

Cloud hosting vs Dedicated vs VPS :: disk IO

I am disappointed with the unreliable disk I/O in VPS (no matter what the virtualization and cpu/ram specs, shared disk often becomes a bottleneck). Can someone tell me whether the disk in cloud ...
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5answers
309 views

Cost effective way to host site / VPS / yourself?

i am paying about 55 USD for a VPS every month that makes it about 660 USD a year. For the current traffic, it's good enought but, my question is, wouldn't i be better off, if i would buy for example, ...
0
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1answer
85 views

Move grid hosting to dedicated?

I have been using a grid hosting solution to host a site of mine for some time. it is a drupal site with reasonable traffic. I have a vps with the same host which provides 0.5GB of memcached, but ...
0
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5answers
316 views

Choosing between a dedicated and virtual dedicated server for my startup

I'm about to launch a startup site I've been working on for some time, and I'm just now looking over hosting plans. The site's main feature is fairly processor-heavy (a lot of text processing), so I ...
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2answers
152 views

Is a dedicated server similar in setup to a VPS?

I was thinking about getting a dedicated server (I may need the extra power that a VPS can't provide) from The Planet but I don't know to much about how you would operate one. I have experience in ...
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4answers
524 views

What should I know before considering a VPS or dedicated server?

I have a plan for the future for an application and web service. The client will have an application that will send requests to a server-side Java backend that will process requests, and the server ...
2
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3answers
464 views

hosting, which one to choose? shared, vps, dedicated, colo?

I have a local centos setup with the following installed. Ive got kind of used to my local server (i like setting up my own servers) and would like to find the easiest way to replicate it online. I ...
5
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4answers
539 views

VPS or dedicated server for a web server?

I currently have a small dedicated server at ThePlanet and I want to do an hardware upgrade. On this server I am hosting a php web application. I have done some comparaison between ThePlanet, Amazon ...
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2answers
80 views

Dedicated Server with Windows Web Server 2008

I have a dedicated server with Windows Web 2008 OS. My understanding is that this license doesn't allow to run Hyper-V. Are there other no-cost/low-cost options to creating production capable VPS ...
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4answers
233 views

bulk vps server [closed]

So I'm thinking about get a dedicated server and partition it myself, any recommendation on hosting company that will allocate me /22, /23, etc? What is the cost associated?
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5answers
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Renting a dedicated, but getting a VPS. How to detect? [duplicate]

When renting a dedicated server, how can one be certain than he/she is not getting a VPS or some other virtual machine variant instead of a true dedicated hardware box? Which checks can be run ...
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2answers
239 views

Virtualization as a way for scaling

I'm asking this question to find out what are you best practices to prepare your system for scaling, I know that basically you don't have to over optimized before really having to, and that's the best ...