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What is the difference between JSP and PHP regarding hosting?

Is it easy to host a jsp website like PHP? Is the server open source like Apache? and What is the best server for jsp?
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Is hosting a webapp in Europe faster for Europeans than if hosted in USA?

I'm considering hosting a webapp to be used in northern Europe, but my current hosting provider is USA-based. I'm looking at about 17 hops from my machine to the hosting provider, and I'm concerned ...
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Free java hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Anyone know url of free java hosting? Thanks!
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django & postgres linux hosting (with SSH access) recommendations [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? We're looking for a good place to host our custom Django app (a fork of OSQA) and its postgresql backend. ...
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ASP.NET MVC 2 Hosting in Australia [closed]

Firstly, I know there are alot questions about hosting recommendations. Let me just say I have looked (for this specific case), and couldn't find much. I would assume there are few people making ...
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Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a porn website?

Do you need any special authorization to be allowed to host a (hardcore) porn website?
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Looking for a reliable and inexpensive dedicated server host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking to dump GoDaddy, the company I was with for the last 5 years or so. Yesterday my dedicated server went ...
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linode.com/slicehost.com/vps.net what to chose? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for a new VPS for http://hotelpublisher.com. At the moment it is either linode.com, slicehost.com or ...
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5answers
709 views

High Traffic Web Host Solution? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm currently shopping around for a web host for our website we are hoping to release in the near future. This is my ...
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netblock ip - own hosting - home servers

I host 2 websites that generate a pretty substantial traffic (about 6000 unique visitors a day both). I have business Internet at home and I own one static IP from my ISP. I run my own servers. ...
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Hostmonster can't change domains around?

(question imported from http://superuser.com/q/204439/53847 ) Horrible title, but I couldn't think of a succinct way to summarize it to fit. I have HostMonster for my web hosting. I have several ...
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iFrames from Skydrive: yes, no, how

I have a two-pronged question. First: SEO Concerns aside, should I be concerned about using iFrames on my site as far as viruses etc go? I am using skydrive to host my images and it provides an ...
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Does changing web hosting server affects SEO page ranking?

I have been hosting in a server from last 2 years. I am planning to change the hosting server. Before i change the hosting server i would like to know whether it affects my page ranking or not?
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What possible causes are there for a page to display differently if hosted in two different places?

If viewing the same page in the same browser, but that page is hosted in two different places (in our case, locally v. over the internet) what kinds of things can cause it to display differently? ...
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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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Whats actually wrong with GoDaddy? [closed]

I've heard in many places that Godaddy is a horrible hosting provider, but rarely exact reasons on why. I've been with them for a 2+ years and am okay with their hosting. And I run roughly 7 low ...
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507 views

Which PHP hosting is better GoDaddy or 1and1? and Also domain mangement [closed]

I own a domain on GoDaddy and I bought a hosting plan from 1and1. Now my subscription is going to end and I want to renew it, but I also want to choose only one company for my web site to have both ...
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197 views

What is Alias Domain?

I notice that many hosting providers provide a feature named "Alias Domain". What it is? and how can it benefit me?
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Web hosting providers and performance

Is there a way that we can measure performance for a host provider? If so, I would like to start this post as a wiki for everyone to chime in regarding their hosting provider. (I want to change but ...
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Traffic drops after changing to UK server

Because my website has some traffic, I moved it to other server (from US to UK). The UK server is Fasthosts. But the traffic suddenly drops: Lots of my traffic comes from search engines. All my ...
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I'm thinking of moving my site to Squarespace as I have little time to manage my site

I'm thinking of moving my site to Squarespace, I have around 40 pages with videos, screenshots and web forms etc, my blog is wordpress and I want to move everything on to Squarespace. My worry is that ...
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What is the difference between CDN networks and which one is the best out there?

I run a popular site for which I would like to use a CDN network. So far I have found NetDNA since it is easier to setup with W3 Total Cache plugin. There is Rackspace Couldfiles and Amazon. But ...
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359 views

Can you store your site entirely with Amazon Web Services?

Can I host my entire site at AWS or do I need to have shared hosting/server in order to use AWS, my site runs on php and mysql.
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357 views

Company blog, host internally or not?

If I have a website for a company selling product(s). Is there any difference in terms of rewards/penalties from having a company blog hosted interally (for example mycompany.com/blog) or going ...
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Cheap Hosting Provider for Business Splash Page? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm looking for a provider to host a splash page for my business. One page (index.htm) with some basic HTML (company ...
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1answer
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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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Installing osCommerce on CentOS

I want host my web site using osCommerce on CentOS, we have our own server at our office on that we have install CentOS 5.5 with LAMP. We want to host a web site using our live IP address using ...
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Frustrated trying to find a hosting company for my .Net site ? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I have spent weeks trying to find information on hosting sites for my site. I currently use 1&1 but I need to ...
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1answer
168 views

What would be a list of common website expenses?

For example: seo; web-development; site-maintenance; hosting; domain; ssl-certificate; etc. ___UPDATES___ FROM_ME: Stock-Photos; Logo; Legal; eCommerce_Shopping-Cart FROM_Lèse_majesté: ...
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Host multimedia content

On the occasion of a new website, I'm looking for a reliable and inexpensive company to host a big volume of movies and pictures. I need around 1To to start knowing that it will grow each day. Do ...
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930 views

Godaddy - folder with password protection

Godaddy windows shared hosting on IIS6, but will probably migrate to IIS7 soon. Is there easy way to setup folder with password protection, so when I try to access secure folder, login dialog pops ...
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249 views

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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3answers
841 views

How to make money with video site?

What I really mean is i don't get how these smaller but still popular video/tube sites make money. They host their own videos not embedded ones. How do they afford the bandwidth? if bandwidth is 0.18 ...
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1answer
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A good host that supports windows 2008 & PostgreSQL?

Looking for a good host for a project on Win2008 and PostgreSQL. I found these 2 sites but they support older versions of PostgreSQL. http://www.jodohost.com/ http://www.gbehost.com/ Does anyone ...
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How to test the migration of a domain without actually changing the domain?

I have a somewhat complicated situation. We have a blog let's say at myblog.com and it is running fine. However, we now want to cut the budget and use a free hosting service isgreat.org. The service ...
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Japanese Hosting And Search Engine Rankings

I have a website that is currently hosted in Japan and has been for a number of years. Its well established in the search engines in both Yahoo Japan and Google Japan. For numerous reasons its become ...
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557 views

Redirecting domain from one web host to another

First time I've ever had to redirect a domain from one web host to another. I'm not moving the domain registration as the domain is due to be renewed soon so don't want to risk any complications. ...
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How many views/day are required for a site to break even?

What is a rough estimate of how many views/day a site needs to break even on hosting and bandwidth using advertising? You can assume: Two Google ads per page. Low value content (no ambulance ...
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What are the consequences of leaving a domain name's TTL value low

My host recommends lowering the TTL value of my domain prior to making DNS changes and then suggests that I should raise them after changes are finsihed. What are the negative consequences of leaving ...
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3answers
121 views

How to create a portfolio website for minimal cost? [closed]

I am planning on creating an online portfolio for myself, to use in my resume and to use for other personal use, with my own domain name. I am pretty sure there is nothing free out there to create a ...
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Domain transfer + Microsoft exchange

I have a client who has their domain name registered through Network Solutions and their site hosted at GoDaddy. I checked at GoDaddy and they're not hosting the email accounts, so I asked the client ...
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How to professionally update your server configuration

I've installed several websites on my Ubuntu server and I need now to add an extension and some modules to my php configuration file. Since I have some e-commerce websites I was wondering if I should ...
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categorize website based on visitors count

my site is having around 300 unique visits/5000 pageviews per day. i want to know how many unique visits/page views (approx.) a site should have to be called low , moderate and high traffic website. ...
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What requirements are necessary for a webhoster to host Diaspora*?

What do I need to get from a webhoster if I want to host my own Diaspora* seed? Do I just need some webspace with ruby on rails capabilities?
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1answer
125 views

Blog, News, Slashdot effects & Video

We want to set up a WordPress 3 with the multi-site option enabled in order to have several (2-3) sites for news, photos & video. The expected audience is around 10-15k visits/day. One of the ...
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Getting domain & hosting together or separate

some people suggest getting hosting and domain names separate as hosts that bundle domain names with hosting make it difficult to switch hosts. how true is that? i am considering host gator. i see a ...
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581 views

What's a free web hosting service to show temporary beta versions of my Drupal websites online?

What's a free web hosting service to show temporary beta versions of my Drupal websites online ?
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1k views

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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1answer
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Has anyone used WebFaction hosting for large traffic websites? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm a point where I'm needing to move a large traffic website off of MediaTemple Grid Server (it's maxing out the ...
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2answers
152 views

Running a single web site on multiple hosts across the world to improve regional performance

Currently I have a web site that is hosted in the US, however there are people from all over the world that use it. Due to the site serving high bandwidth content, certain areas in the world ...