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3answers
78 views

Best Apache2 + MySQL config for VPS Server [closed]

I've bought a VPS Server with 1v core and 1GB ram, but yesterday I tried to host a website using Apache2 + MySQL... Everything went wrong! I had around 400 unique vists and the server was dying, full ...
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2answers
37 views

How to setup multiple VPS or virtual machines on a VPS hosting account? [closed]

Let's say you have a Linux VPS hosting account and you wanted to add several VPS's inside that VPS or virtual machines, how can you do this? A scenario could be that I wanted to install an IIS server ...
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1answer
27 views

How many VPS do I need for my website? [duplicate]

I made a website which aims at simulating a trading market. There are a list of prices and corresponding volumes that people want to purchase. Users can purchase at any price any time. My website ...
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votes
1answer
90 views

Why do VPS's cost more than specialized hosting like webservers? [closed]

You can get a reliable web host for a few bucks a month. But for the same VPS, it might cost you $10 a month. Why are specialized servers for purposes like web cheaper (for the consumer) than a ...
0
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1answer
43 views

DB Server location in relation to main Web Server

Ive recently taken the plunge and started renting a VPS for my web projects. As the demands on the system get higher so do the costs. MY VPS is US based due to costs, but Im based in Germany. ...
1
vote
1answer
144 views

Which function should be disabled/enabled in php.ini for web hosting servers? [closed]

I have a VPS (Ubuntu 12.04) and I'm testing it for hosting services. Currently the VPS is running only one website for testing, so which function should be disabled/enabled in php.ini so that I can ...
0
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0answers
82 views

VPS hosting websites - DNS wrong on certain devices

Sorry for the badly worked title but here is my problem. I host about 10 websites on a VPS running Windows 2003/IIS 6.0. I get a phone call from a client telling me there website isn't accessible ...
0
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2answers
182 views

Webhosting on virtual sever vs physical server: Security vulnerability

In comparison to a physical server, is there any special security vulnerability in virtual servers for purpose of hosting several websites? For example, can the fact that there is not any hardware ...
2
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1answer
89 views

benchmarking a vps system

I've been having some performance problmes lately with my ecommerce package (ASP.net + SQL Server) running on Hyper-V based VPS so I am thinking about switching my VPS for a faster one. To evaluate ...
1
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1answer
57 views

Best Way to Backup Multiple FTP and DBs?

I have a VPS with http://knownhost.com which has been a great company but I plan to switch to http://wiredtree.com soon. I was wondering what is the best and safest way to backup 5 complete websites ...
0
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2answers
108 views

light web server to run on vps

Has anyone tried to build a really light server that uses the least amount of space and memory, while giving high performance? I would assume that linux kernel can be configured to keep only ...
1
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1answer
52 views

What is happening during a cPanel transfer?

I am switching hosting providers and the new host says they can migrate my cPanel with all it's settings. What actually happens during the migration and what kind of risks do I face? I am running ...
1
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4answers
324 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. ...
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3answers
452 views

How to transfer files betwen 2 hosting servers?

I have a live website that I want to change my hosting provider to a new hosting company. Currently I have several gigabytes of data as a .zip files in my old hosting environment that I want to shift ...
1
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2answers
426 views

Would NetBSD be a good choice for a web server?

I've the choice of crafting a NetBSD image for a Xen VPS host, and was just wanting to play around as I like BSD and wished to use it for my general web hosting. I will be hosting a low-mid traffic ...
2
votes
2answers
176 views

Setting up and configuring a new VPS server

I am new to VPS servers. I have always used a shared hosting platform all my life. At the moment, we are working on a project at work thats is going to require more than just a shared hosting server, ...
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?
0
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3answers
306 views

What should I do to increase security on my server

I have recently purchase VPS2 package from knownhost. I created support ticket with authentic information of the account too for setting up the server and fixing some issues. I have been long with it, ...
1
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4answers
169 views

difference between DEDICATED SERVER and VPS

what is the difference between them or they are same ?
1
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2answers
261 views

Can you suggest a guide for setting up linux VPS for web application

I'm wondering if you might be able to recommend an online guide, or alternately a book, that can help walk me through the steps of setting up a Linux VPS from scratch without a cPanel. In particular ...
1
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3answers
205 views

virtual vs dedicated server? [closed]

What is the biggest difference between virtual and dedicated server?
1
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2answers
407 views

Why cloud when you can get 16 Core Shared CPU VPS? [closed]

I'm wondering why would people choose to go for cloud with budget about $50 a month for only about 1-2 cores of CPU power.. I am currently 16 Cores Shared CPU VPS with 512MB of memory. I'm thinking ...
2
votes
3answers
138 views

How do I get started learning how to host my own VPS? [closed]

I am about to roll out a webapp that I developed in Rails, and am at the hosting decision stage. I am trying to figure out how to proceed. i.e. do I go Heroku or manage my own VPS. I like having ...
1
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1answer
134 views

Linode (or any other VPS really): Choosing a hosting package for a Django webapp

I have a Django app that is regionally focused on NYC and am looking at hosting solutions. I see Linode has a Newark location; going with the assumption I could chose the location. There's a few ...
1
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1answer
236 views

Hosting: cPanel Reseller vs cPanel Fully Managed VPS

I read many questions (and also the answers) here on SF about this subject, but I couldn't find my specific one *1. Some are asking comparisons and suggestiosn to move from a reseller to a vps without ...
1
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2answers
117 views

Is there any limit on number of sites i can host on VPS server

I have one VPS server with 40GB hard drive centos 5 two IP address 748MB RAM Is there any limit on number of website i can host on it. I am currently hosting 20 sites . All using one IP. Other ip ...
5
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6answers
364 views

Recommendations for Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V VPS Host?

I'm looking for a well-respected, high-performing Windows Server 2008 Hyper-V VPS host. For my linux hosting, I use a shared WebFaction account, so I'm spoiled by their incredible service and ...
4
votes
3answers
477 views

Choosing a Host — Reseller or VPS?

I'm developing a common-interest social networking community which is soon ready for release. I need some advice on what type of a hosting plan will best fit both my emerging website development ...
0
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2answers
176 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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1answer
242 views

Where should I go with hosting my site: VPS, GAE, another option?

My website, http://JonathansCorner.com/, began life before 1994 as www.imsa.edu/~jhayward/ and has been through various iterations and improvements to content, HTML, and the like, but remains 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 ...