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What to do when an open source tool requires massive bandwidth?

I've written a real-time socket API that communicates with a data provider and emits data models to connections subscribed to model events. Imagine the provider is StackExchange and the model is a ...
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How can I work out how much RAM I'm (a) using or (b) would benefit from?

I used to run my site from a 4GB VPS. As time went on my storage needs grew, and I ended up moving to a 3TB dedicated server. As a side benefit, I now had 32GB of RAM. Though I'll admit I didn't ...
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What are books for web site setup, server/network configuration, and operations? [closed]

I am looking for book recommendation. The book that has full coverage of website setup, such as: Domain application, DNS, SSL certificate application and installation, Security, Networking, ...
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How would I go about setting up NodeJS on my Bluehost hosting account? [closed]

I like using NodeJS and I've gotten OK at it. Currently I'm paying Heroku to host my NodeJS apps, but I've also have a nice hosting account on Bluehost for a while. However, Bluehost by default, ...
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File permissions for shared hosting environment

I am trying to set-up a shared hosting environment where users are given SFTP access to one or multiple folders. Consider the following scenario: /var/www/ holds several directories that represent ...
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Setting up a custom subdomain on Tumblr using both A record and CNAME?

I would like to separate my main website (hosted on a vps) from my blog (hosted on tumblr). My main website should be at mydomain.com and the tumblr blog should be at hello.mydomain.com. I'm having a ...
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Point www and naked domain to other server

I'm kind of lost with this. I've got a domain parked on a web hosting company. The webpage is a webapp that generate too much traffic to be on a shared hosting. On current server I manage the ...
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Multi-site hosting security - ensure no scripts can run as Apache user, but only as each website's user

In setting up a hosting environment with multiple sites that should be isolated from each other, I did the obvious step of having PHP be configured so it runs as the user that's associated with each ...
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using ftp instead of ftps [closed]

I need to say that I'm not an expert in the web hosting and the whole networking subject and I recently had an argument with my web hosting provider regarding a FTP issue. My web hosting account is ...
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Would upgrading my server specs make my app faster? [duplicate]

I'm launching a web app, which is currently in beta running on a "Lite" VPN account from my hosting provider. It has 2 cores and 1GB RAM. I have only about 10 users now but Im considering whether I ...
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Is a Raspberry Pi too slow to use as a web server? [duplicate]

Is a Raspberry Pi 2 too slow to use as a web server to run a php script to edit a file? I'm talking about the Pi2 with 1gb ram and 0.9GHz processor.
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Redirect with apache subdomain from oher hosting (?)

My requirement: access subdomain.example.com where example.com is a shared hosting, and subdomain is an app (schooltool) running on port 7080. I tried to configure virtualhost, but I can not set the ...
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Multi-hosting ssl/https site in apache /2.4.7 ubuntu 14.04

I have been trying to host 2 site site A and site B in apache web server the configuration are given bellow: Site A <VirtualHost sitea.com.au:443> ServerName "sitea.com" ServerAlias sitea.com ...
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Prepare Windows Server 2012 for web site hosting only [closed]

Hi there I am a good programmer and also a complete newbie in windows administration so apologies for my fist question in serverfault. So I've just got a new server machine that I'm planning to host ...
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What is INODE usage and can I reduce it?

My webserver keeps giving me the error backup failed due to high INODE usage... What is this and how can I prevent it?
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Dedicated server issues with SSL and IPs, content showing on wrong site [closed]

We have a number of sites on this dedicated server. Pages from one site are showing up on another site. Example: clientsite1.com (right site, no SSL installed) clientsite2.com (forwards to SSL, ...
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DNS is not pointing [closed]

Let me clear scenario first 1)I purchased static IP from network provider and his name server is INPUDIIDNSPRPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM and INCHVSIDNSSEPRD01.TATACOMMUNICATIONS.COM 2)Then I just ...
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Create nameservers in Ubuntu server to host domains [closed]

I have a domain(from IndiaLinks) and a VPS server(from OVH with an IP). Consider the domain as mysite.com. Before purchasing this vps, I used to host it with shared hosting by adding the given ...
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What is the Server Requirement for Web App 20 hrs/7? [duplicate]

I have a Web App that is run 20hrs/7 days by 100 clients at once. What Server (Hardware) should I maintain? What if I will have 1k(1,000) clients? Thanks.
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Estimating VPS requirements for business shared hosting options [duplicate]

I'm looking at setting up some basic business-level shared hosting for some of my clients, and I am just trying to decide what server specs I would likely need. I'm expecting to throw around 20 sites ...
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Setting up multiple sites on one IP address [closed]

I am working for a client that has a CentOS 7 server running Apache 2.4.6. I have a Zend Framework/PHP based website running on the server. It only has an IP address. No domain name is pointed to it. ...
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CGI not supported in a server…is it possible? [closed]

Goodmorning. I'm very new to web developing. I made a website whit a massive use of CGI, then I started to search for an host. Once I found my host I started to search for the configuration files of ...
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Using multiple IPs on one machine for web and game server

We are looking to host a game server. The game we are going to be setting up a server for is subject to DDoS from other servers, players, etc. Many other server and administrators have pointed out ...
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Is there a way I can find all domain names that have a CNAME with a given value?

Is there a tool using which I can run a query that returns all domain names that have a CNAME with a given value (e.g. something.example.com)?
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How to set up a global CustomLog on Apache2 for every virtualhost

Actually I got some issue with file descriptors on Debian Wheezy with 3.2.13 kernel and Apache/2.2.16. I would like to reduce this limit, actually each virtualhost got a CustomLog and an ErrorLog, I ...
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Is it a good idea to use long max-age and changing urls instead of normal caching approaches [closed]

I'm trying to improve the speed of some websites that I'm serving by setting appropriate caching headers. I've read in some tutorials that it is not a bad idea to have the URI of assets reflect their ...
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Execute PHP script when someone requested a certain file in another Folder

I am building a WebHosting service. Users can create a Account and upload Files with FTP and access them by visiting username.mywebsite.com (just an example). I would like to record the number of ...
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Subdomains are not resolving [closed]

I have an Ubuntu+Virtualmin server with multiple sites on board. Sites are working fine but for some reason "www." and other subdomains are not resolving. My server IP is 107.170.xxx.xx. If I add ...
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Push code from GitHub to (suppose) GoDaddy automatically [closed]

Not sure if this is the correct StackExchange site to post this question. Please guide me accordingly if otherwise. Assume that I got the code from my programmers and I reviewed it and pushed it to ...
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Troubleshooting web server continuous load issue

I am a beginner at managing a web server. And I am trying to learn how to troubleshoot an issue in Windows Server 2008 R2 running IIS 7.5 with a .NET 4.0 MVC website. A website I manage has been ...
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Is setting up private server for websites faster? [duplicate]

I am a web developer and my last website was a tad slower because of HD pictures, PHP and JQuery. I had hosted it on Godaddy. So my question is whether I can privately host a website from my home and ...
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How can I block traffic FROM Amazon Technologies Inc. (possible DDOS attack) [closed]

I've a small website (portfolio) and I usually notice traffic of about 10-20MB per day. But for few recent days I've noticed about 10-15GB (1000 times more) each day for 4 days now (and it continue ...
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Robust and flexible hosting of DNS A records

I'm currently working on a web platform that will be used to power lots of small websites. All of the websites will be hosted on this platform, on either a dedicated or VPS set-up. I don't want to ...
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Server wont let me save URLs to MySQL database?

I am posting here because all other forum say it's a server environ issue. I have a site with the ModX CMS on it hosted on a GoDaddy server (not sure about the specific setup is as client has ...
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How to check my site speed? [closed]

im the developer and in charge of a company's Wordpress based site our site started to run a lot slower recently and i am trying to figure it out for two weeks now! My main problem is that every ...
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How do ISPs handle Customer IPs blocked by WebHost [closed]

At my ISP, we issue static IP addresses to customers. A lot of times, we get complaints from our users unable to access their websites or emails from their IPs (but same sites and mails are accessible ...
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Did I do anything wrong when config Server.xml to point another domain into a folder that is not a ROOT folder in webapps folder?

Ok, I have a main domain: mainDM.com (which is the domain of the app named mainDM) bought from Godaddy. I also bought a Godaddy Win2000 VPS with IP adress xxx.xx.xx.xx. In Godaddy I pointed that ...
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How do I apply IP filters by domain on a multi-domain website in IIS 6?

I'm running one install of Kentico, a .NET content management system, running on IIS 6. One install is able to manage multiple websites. Within IIS, multiple domain names are pointed at the same ...
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Domain and Webhost in two different companies [closed]

I am planning to migrate from godaddy to another webhosting company but not including my domain registrations. I have two domain names and I am planning to get one free domain name from the webhosting ...
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Hosting a /dev/random dependent service

I have developed a game that requires shuffled decks of cards to run. Since it uses /dev/random to generate shuffled decks, I was wondering what sort of concerns should I take into account before ...
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Dedicated Server or Shared Hosting? How can you tell? [closed]

I understand this might be a difficult question to answer from the research I have done so far, but here it goes: I don't have access to my so called dedicated server. This is managed by a 3rd party ...
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Webhost similar to Dropbox with PHP Support? [closed]

I have a website that uses PHP. I need to host it online on a webserver that is similar to dropbox. I'm trying to look for features that include: PHP Support Version Control Sync Client (windows) ...
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Hosting a JEE application on my own server with custom domain [closed]

I have a website which purpose is to help people build routes and use various map tools. The site is all static with lots of javascript source files which do the logic. However i want to convert this ...
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Is it possible to upgrade version of php on my remote hosting server? [closed]

I have a hosting server which provides me php version 5.2 but the application made by me require php version 5.4.So is there possible any way how can i upgrade that version of php on my remote server ...
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Running multiple web sites on a single EC2 instance [closed]

To cut costs and simplify management, we have been thinking about running multiple web sites on a single Windows EC2 instance. Is that something you would recommend? what are the pros and cons? Can ...
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what're the proper DNS record settings for google apps so that my site hosted on another company can send email that won't consider spam [closed]

I'm using Google apps email and I have a website that's hosted on shared hosting company. How should I configure the DNS records so that incoming mail will get to Google but at the same time email ...
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Best way to redirect pages on an apache/centos web server

I have a centos 6.5 web server running 2 websites off 1 ip address by using virtual hosts. domain1.com and domain2.com - both hosted on the same web server above. I need to redirect about 40 pages ...
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Domain keeps going back and forth between old and new hosting service

I moved my domain yesterday from Heroku to DigitalOcean. The process went fine and the website seemed to be working fine on DigitalOcean. Today morning I noticed this error when I tried to access my ...
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redirect to specific port without apache

I'm running a few small web applications listening on different ports... 8787, 8888, & 8000. None of them are apache though. Is there any way via either DNS or iptables, or some other way, that I ...
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How to live a Pleskless life? [closed]

I have always used Linux with Plesk when hosting web projects. It's easy to host multiple websites and setup email accounts but I realized it's overkill sometimes. I think it uses a lot of resources ...