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I am in Pakistan. Here we have the latest technology but we have frequent electricity loadshedding. If I want to start an online education system catering the students of Pakistan only, should I create my own servers or use GoDaddy/NameCheap servers?

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It's not advisable to host servers in an environment where frequent power outages occur, to circumvent connectivity issues, data loss, etc... You would do better to use servers hosted in a more stable and reliable environment, preferably with data centers located geographically as close to your audience as possible. – dan Nov 20 '13 at 8:48

I always advise webmasters to use a hosting company that is in a reliable data center. Hosting on your own webserver at home has many disadvantages:

  • Less reliability due to power outages and ISP outages
  • ISP restrictions on which ports are open
  • Limited bandwidth (often throttled when running services)

The hosting company doesn't have to be GoDaddy. In fact, GoDaddy doesn't have a stellar reputation as a hosting company. See our related question: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements?

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