Cloud hosting is hosting a service, commonly a website, on multiple distributed servers. Like a server farm, this provides greater performance (through load balancing) and availability than using a single server, but the distributed nature of the cloud means requests can be serviced closer to the ...

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What hosting solutions help with traffic spikes?

A web application is hypothetically featured on Digg or Reddit, and the server load immediately spikes up by a couple of orders of magnitude. What kind of hosting solution will allow the website to ...
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What is your experience with Amazon EC2 hosting? [closed]

What is your experience with Amazon EC2 cloud hosting service? a) setting up and configuring the service b) maintenance c) speed / latency d) reliability? Amazon did experience some major outages ...
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Looking for recommendation for PHP app hosting with (relatively) painless scalability [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? We're a pre-launch startup with a LAMP based application. We're looking for recommendations for hosting services for ...
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Hosting a public dedicated game server with user authentication

I am basically looking for a cheap hosting provider to host a Call of Duty game server in India. But this is not a localized question actually as you will see when you go through the complete ...
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Cloud server or VPS server

I have a website on shared server, which is been suspended , due to high traffic, Now I am planning some thing higher then shared server, I have never used or configure VPS. And after hearing about ...
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What Sharepoint Server Hosting provider would you suggest? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? We run an international organisation that is looking at implementing MS SharePoint. Who would you suggest we use? ...
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Rackspace cloud vs Softlayer cloud [closed]

has anyone ever hosted a high traffic website with these two companies? I would like to know who has the best service and servers. Thanks
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Dedicated Hosting 101

I've been running small websites for years, but recently developed a site that is attracting more traffic than expected. My shared web hosting provider has warned me that this is causing a high load ...
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Rackspace Cloud Servers in Europe?

We have setup a cloud virtual server at rackspace in the US, but we use it from Europe. I found out I am not quite happy with the response time. Of course I knew that there would be some latency. But ...
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Cloud Hosting Options, what are the differences?

I've looked at what I consider the big three (I could be wrong about that) Microsoft Cloud Azure Amazon Simple Web Services Godaddy Virtual Server Space I'm not a server expert, I like hosting a ...
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Cloud hosting vs dedicated hosting: advantages and disadvantages

I'm currently looking for a hosting company that can provide a very solid service with a 100% SLA. In the search both cloud hosting and managed dedicated hosting have come up. (I'd rather not manage ...
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How to choose between web hosting and cloud hosting?

How to choose between normal web hosting and cloud hosting, what are the key points that can make this decision easier. Does everything I can do in the normal web hosting is possible in cloud one? In ...