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Shared vs. Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? What is the difference between shared hosting and dedicated hosting for my website?
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How can I make sure my website will be available during a presentation?

I have an online presentation to do next week and I have it all ready to go. The website is HTML and CSS only (no DB), and currently resides on my shared hosting account. Now, although my shared ...
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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 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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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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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 ...
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Allowing temporary access to cpanel for freelancer

I'm currently using a2hosting's cpanel on a shared hosting account. I'd like to temporarly give access to a freelance developper so he can upload some php files, csv files and create tables in my ...
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How to transition from a shared server to VPS or dedicated managed server

I have a website that's currently on a shared server plan. It's been working fine. In about a week, I'm expecting a spike in traffic during a specific 4-day event. I could have as many as 1000 ...
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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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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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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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Installing a PHP framework to a host without public_html or www folders (ftp is DocumentRoot)

I've developed a PHP framework that operates with the directory structure of / /classes/ /templates/ /.../ /www/ (public_html) But I've come across a host that only allows ftp to the ...
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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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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 does duplicate file and directory names affects SEO

I have some 40 crawl errors in my website, those are pointing to files which are not existing. and I want to resolve all 404 errors I dont have acccess to .htaccess file. Because i am on shared ...
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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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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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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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Does an SSL Certificate actually require a dedicated IP?

My web host which I have been with for at least going on 8 years now is requiring a dedicated IP address, which is $3.33/Month now for assigning a SSL Certificate with my web hosting package and ...
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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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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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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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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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Rebranding: how do I redirect my website to a new domain, and blog to a subdomain?

I have a website that I am rebranding and using a new domain name for. Right now it is primarily a blog hosted at the root. I am going to be redirecting from www.old.com to www.new.com, and I also ...
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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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My email based support form on my shared host is being blocked by Gmail

On my site (developed with ASP.NET, if that matters) I have a support form, which is nothing more than three fields (i.e., name, email, and message) plus a Send button. The form code generates ...
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How do I set a subdomain like mail.v2techlabs.com where I can directly access my email

I am using iPage shared hosting. I want to access my emails at URLs like mail.xyz.com where I can directly login to my email. Right now it is going to the iPage website and logs in from there. Can ...
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Is a domain name transfer required or can I just link to old domain name without transferring?

I have two domain names (www.abc.com and www.xyz.com) which are hosted using say a company called Old-Host. Now, the hosting plan has expired and they have taken down all data residing in their ...
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Are these technical reasons correct for not providing 1GB mailbox for each e-mail ID on shared hosting environment?

Following is the response from the server space provider, I have got upon requesting 1GB mail box size for each e-mail id for the website hosted in shared environment. Please note that in the ...
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Multiple IPs for customer in Plesk 11

First of all, please forgive me if my question sounds dumb, as I'm not very skilled in sys admin... For a shared web hosting plan, my host (which is a reseller) used to provide 3 different IPs for a ...
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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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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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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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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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Hosting several HTTP servers on single domain name

Several people have got a single domain name server.company.com server, where they are now supposed to host their infrastructure or temporal projects, written in different ways even in different ...
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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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Use email via Google Apps to avoid shared hosting issues with blacklisted IP

I currently use a hosting package that is used both for the website and emails. Since it is a shared hosting the IP is sometimes blacklisted so our emails are considered SPAM and are bounced back. I ...
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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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On shared hosting, all subdomains are hosted on the same server?

On shared web hosting, are all subdomains like foo.example.com and bar.example.com always hosted on the same server (same IP address)?
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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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Will a standard CMS on a shared web hosting account work for this?

I have two questions concerning CMS's that I need answered if possible: I need to create a site with a Database. This site will in due time have lots of traffic and many users if things go as ...
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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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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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Mailserver at my hosting company is unable to resolve certain domains

I am hosting my site on HostGator. The problem is that I can not receive e-mails from some domains. Here is the SMTP transaction response received: H=(sv2.elanceonline.com) [162.242.179.29]:38251 ...
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How to know the request handling capacity of my website?

I want to find out how much traffic my website can handle. Like for example, 1000 simultaneous requests per second, or 1 lakh visitors online. My website is newly started, and it is on shared ...
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Question about my public_HTML folder permissions

I have a shared hosting account that uses cPanel and I think su_php. By default, the permissions for my public_HTML directory are set to 750, which allows my site and all folders/files inside ...
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Do all websites in a shared hosting have the same IP address?

If a shared webhost server like hostgator (for example) host 100 sites, will all the 100 sites have the same IP address?
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Are self-signed SSL certificates allowed by shared hosting providers?

I have contacted my hosting provider (GoDaddy.com) about how to implement self-signed SSL certificate in my server. Their support team replied to me that they don't provide this for shared hosting. ...
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Deny access to directory content on shared hosting service

My Website is hosted on a shared Apache server. How can I deny access to directory content pages so if someone goes to the address www.mywebsite.com/directory they don't see the following: Index of ...
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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 ...