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How steep is the learning curve when moving from shared (cPanel) webhosting to a VPS (e.g. Linode)?

In all shared hosting environments, one can be agnostic to the running OS. What happens in the case of Linode? I know it allows pretty flexible Linux installations, but for starters, besides choosing ...
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Is there any reason to still use a standard shared web host? [closed]

There are a few PAAS providers that now provide a free tier of service and cheap prices afterwards. Some, such as AppFog and OpenShift, also offer easy installations of common web apps such as ...
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Does it matter that the TTL is higher than I've been told?

Ok, so the title isn't very descriptive, I know. Basically, I'm trying to configure Outlook.com to use my custom domain! I've followed the steps and made the account etc. and now I have the DNS ...
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Difference between shared hosting and PAAS? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? They seem very similar. Are there important differences I should be aware of?
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How to consider geographical location when selecting hosting provider?

I am going to buy a hosting service (re seller) where mostly people from Ethiopia will be using it. I am going to host my applications in this server and also partition and sell for other developers ...
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My cPanel login is being redirected. How can I resolve this?

I'm trying to get to cPanel to manage my website. When I type www.mydomain.com:2082 into the browser window, the request seems to be redirected. I made a screen-cast so I could slow down the changes ...
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wordpress sites are slow on shared hosting but plain html/css sites are fast

I've got a shared hosting account, unlimited sites, unlimited GB, unlimited bandwidth etc etc. Of course because it's shared and a cheap one at that - there's too many sites on each server and it ...
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Port forward based on external IP (for VPS hosting)

What I want to do is to host a VPS. First, I'd like to set up a static IP address that forwards to my home IP address (so I can have more than one IP coming into my house). How can I do this ...
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Should I use mod_wsgi embedded mode if I have full control of Apache?

I'm managing a bunch of sites and applications in a shared hosting, using Django via mod_wsgi. I had planned to use daemon mode from the beginning (to avoid restart problems), but ended up purchasing ...
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Transferring local site to shared hosting

I'm looking to setup a simple online text processing tool similar to the Clang demo. The processing program itself is a C++ program which I can modify to provide the desired output I need. Since I use ...
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Google results show .info domain instead of .com

I am on shared hosting currently and i registered this account with a .info domain as the main domain.... say MyDomain.info . However, the site runs from MyDomain.com . This is a cpanel based ...
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Installing python packages on shared hosting?

I will be hosting a Django application on hostgator.com and was wondering how can I install django apps and python packages without using pip, since I won't have access to the root account.
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phishing attack. Where do I start the cleanup?

I'm a newbie webmaster. I've got a domain and a site... and no clue about the web (I'm OK with files and programs... ) I got a message from google that my site is a possible phishing site, with a ...
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Transfering site from shared to vps account

I got a hosting account at HOSTGATOR. it was a shared account and i had three websites present over there. now, i have upgraded my account to VPS at HOSTGATOR and i want to transfer only ONE website ...
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Develop website locally and push updates on Remote Server using Git [closed]

Together with a friend we are looking to develop a website (using Symfony2). We are on a Shared Hosting with SSH access. Below is the environment we'd like to setup: * Use git as Version Control (we ...
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Non-public site for testing on shared-hosting site

Is it possible to as a developer using a shared hosting site such as bluehost, hostgator, and the like, to view your site without making it public. Or do the files you upload always go live ...
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Blogging platform for shared hosting?

First of all, this is not for flame wars. So, please do not bash some blogging platform :P I have a shared hosting account. I want to setup a blog on it. Now, the thing is that as it is shared ...
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Notification for too many Apache connection errors on shared hosting?

My hosting provider specifies how many simultaneous connections the hosting account can handle. The question is how do I know if my site reached this limit and drops connnections? I have a PHP site ...
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Do shared hosting providers typically let users run make?

I had an ersatz build server running on my website, hosted by Network Solutions. Recently, I lost permissions to run make via PHP, presumably because of some silent server move or configuration ...
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Best FREE Mailing List Manager on Shared Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: What's the a good mailing list manager/platform? What's the best FREE (open-source) (and/or easy to install) Mailing List Manager to be used on Godaddy's Shared ...
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Domain name at different host to website

I have someone I'm making a website for with a domain name and current website hosted at fasthosts. I've built them a website hosted at a different host, unlimited web hosting. The website I've made ...
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webhosting with IP access

I'm using a shared webhosting service but I can't access my website using http://ip.ad.dre.sse of the website, I have activated a dedicated IP service but the problem has not been solved. What do you ...
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Is there a way to find if the site is using shared hosting

Is there a way to find if the site is using shared hosting hosting or not?
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How to compare Shared versus VPS hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? While shopping around for a new hosting service, I have find that I have no idea how to decide between shared hosting ...
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How to add Default Document in a Windows Shared Hosting

I have a shared hosting plan where I have hosted my WordPress blog Now each time I want to access the page I have to type index.php after the domain name. If I try to access it without using ...
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How do I grant 777 (rw) permission in shared windows hosting

I have a windows shared hosting on which I have deployed my wordpress blog. Now to icrese my page speed I am trying to cached few resources using W3C Total Cache While trying to activate the plugin I ...
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Do all US providers refuse issuing a separate IPv4 address for a separate website?

My provider told me that they cannot give us a separate IP address for a separate website. I understand that they could give us one where an existing address absolutely cannot be reused, like if we ...
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Shared Web Hosting provider for video or social networking sites [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I found some web hosting service providers who provides very cheap shared hosting services with a lot of features ...
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Looking for recommendations for Windows Web hosting companies [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I've always used Linux web hosting companies such as Dreamhost and Media Temple. I have been asked to host a website ...
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What is the impact of a CMS on page load time versus a static site?

I am creating a 20-page site that will go on shared hosting. Each page will be about 20 KB (including HTML, CSS, and images common to all pages). To avoid manually adding navigation elements to each ...
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What is a rough maximum amount of page views per month that an average shared hosting service should support in your opinion?

Sorry for asking such an in-exact question, but I would really love to know what professional webmasters consider to be the rough limits of standard shared hosting services (GoDaddy, MediaTemple, ...
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1and1: Unable to host an external domain

I'm sorry if this isn't the right place for this question, but I'm presently having difficulties with my hosting provider (1and1). Two weeks ago, two of my clients bought hosting from them on my ...
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How to check on the 99.99% Up time Guarantee?

I subscribed to a Virtual Private Server (VPS) which promises 99.99% of up time guarantee. But I often encounter down time, slow access time and I'm thinking about how to "get them". Is there anyway/ ...
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Does php-gd work with godaddy shared hosting

I was wondering if php-gd was working on godaddy linux shared hosting. I will need to handle photos to a minimum extent so I can resize profile pictures and pictures posted.
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Is there any way to install applications onto a shared hosting account?

I've got a shared hosting account with arvixe.com. I wanted to move my Gemini install from a server in my spare bedroom to my hosting account so I can access it over the web. Unfortunately the ...
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Open-Source cPanel alternative?

Are there any decent (i.e. stable and mature enough to use on paying clients) open-source alternatives to the cPanel web hosting control panel system? I'm fine with paying for it, but it must be ...
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Is there any good hosting for asp.net and MySQL

I have an account with a hosting company and I have made a project in asp.net and I have used MySQL for the database but... the hosting company has not given my account enough privileges to create a ...
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Could you suggest me the cheapest and most “basic” hosting/server solution for my website? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? My website (a soccer portal, containing Joomla and SMF) in the last months has grown so much that the shared-hosting ...
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Moving large amounts of data between shared hosts

I recently acquired a client who is a photographer and was interested in moving web hosts since his current host had threatened to throw him off due to CPU spiking. The migration went fairly easily, ...
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Shared hosting with dedicated IP [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Can you please mention here if you know any shared hosting providers who give option to get a dedicated IP? So far I ...
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Phantom activity on MySQL

This is probably just my total lack of MySQL expertise, but is it typical to see lots of phantom activity on a MySQL instance via phpMyAdmin? I have a shared hosting plan through Lithium, and when I ...
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Joomla hosting with PHP 5.3 + [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Need a good Joomla host with PHP 5.3 + required. Any good suggestions?
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How do I add multiple providers DNS to my domain for website replication and access?

Hello I have a website that I would like to keep online no matter what for that purpose I don't mind buying multiple webhosting packages. Its a small website in terms of size but not in terms of ...
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Shared hosting banwidth limits

I have a shared hosting account with a 20GB monthly bandwidth limit. I have exceeded my monthly limit and according to my host my counter is never reset, they say they use a continuous 30 day counter. ...
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How do I migrate mail from one shared hosting account to another?

My web-host suddenly decide to merge with another company and that move has left me in the lurch. I have two weeks till I can migrate my mail data over to another account. The only way that I can ...
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GoDaddy shared hosting with domain registed at a different registrar

I've got a shared hosting account on GoDaddy, however my domain name is registered at a seperate company. Assuming I already know how to point my domain name to whatever I want, how do I set up ...
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How should we handle a website migration to a CMS?

I am asked to migrate an existing website to a CMS (Joomla / Drupal). The current website is on a shared hosting and there are already lots of files inside the public_html folder. I am thinking of ...
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Looking for new hosting after Dreamhost [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for new personal hosting after using Dreamhost for a while. I'm looking for hosting which has the ...
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My shared-host tells me that they're throttling my website because of MySQL, what can I do?

My shared-host tells me that they're throttling my website because of MySQL, what can I do? I'm not familiar enough with performance tuning of MySQL, generally MySQL just works for me. What questions ...
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How would I setup Mercurial to track site revisions on a shared host?

What specific steps to I need to take to set it up? Do I need special post-commit hooks to update the remote copy of the site? Do I need SSH access to the remote server? I'm looking for a setup ...