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Correct me if I am wrong: We see cloud hosting is payable per hour, only when the site is accessed, but knowing Google robot crawls the website almost every minute, we still end up paying full price monthly. If I am right, then what's the point of subscribing to cloud hosting that is paid hourly instead of monthly?

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closed as primarily opinion-based by dan Dec 3 '13 at 7:10

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Since this question is based on an incorrect assumption, it will likely invite opinions on how often Google crawls and hourly versus monthly hosting plans...which is off-topic for this site. – dan Dec 3 '13 at 7:10
Google doesnt crawl all the time. – user1721135 Dec 3 '13 at 8:32
You pay per hour that your server is running, no per hour the website is being visited. – Brendon Dec 3 '13 at 10:54
@Brendon, when the website is being visited, doesn't the server run? – Victor Dec 3 '13 at 14:02
The point of cloud hosting is you pay for every minute the server is running, not per request. So you might need to scale to 3 servers during a busy period. But you need to have at least 1 server running continuously to host a website. – Brendon Dec 3 '13 at 15:07

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