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What will happen if I transfer the registration of the primary domain on my 1and1.com account?

I have a hosting account with 1and1.com, and several domain registered and hosted with them. I need to transfer the registration of the primary domain on my account to a new registrar, but I don't ...
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How difficult is an unmanaged VPS?

I have some sites hosted on a shared-hosting/cpanel environment and need to make a move up. I have some experience running my own server, but it is very basic (a local box to do live testing/file ...
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Could you suggest a good VPS hosting for my own exercise? [closed]

Could you suggest a good VPS hosting for my own exercise ? I would like to have a server for development where I can have a lot of space, good performances and the ability to install my own software. ...
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What are advantages and disadvantages in using VPS hosting vs standard Web hosting services?

I saw many companies offer Virtual Private Server hosting beside their Web Hosting packages. I was wondering what are the differences, pros and contros. Thanks
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What are the best hosting services for Drupal?

When I upload a drupal website on the web, I usually have issues such as: imagecache module failing to create duplicates of my images FUpload (multiple image upload) creating issues and warnings ...
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Why would anyone need my registrar information for a new web site?

I work for a company that has an older website. We hired a firm to update our web site and index it properly. I have control of the actual domain name. I created an FTP site for them to use, but they ...
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626 views

Investigating and finding a web host [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I am looking for a website host and have been searching the web for similar websites(similar to my website) and ...
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What are some good, cheap hosts that supports Django?

I'm doing a personal web site in Django. It'll be fairly light, and I don't expect many visitors, so I don't need 500gb of bandwidth or 10gb of hard drive which most hosting servers seem to provide as ...
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Best Dedicated Hosting with RAID 1 and managed backup

I run a (CentOS-powered) website currently, and we are currently planning on moving to a dedicated server. One of the essentials for us is preventing data loss with the least amount of bother. ...
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What features to look for in a SharePoint host [closed]

I have a friend who is looking for SharePoint hosting (free is nice) for a not-for-profit orgranization. She is considering http://myhosting.com and http://sharepointhosting.com. I know very little ...
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Any recommendation for hosting provider for hosting Wordpress CMS website (not just a blog)? [closed]

I want to host a Wordpress CMS based website. Any recommendations for a easy and reliable hosting provider. I have heard about lots of issues when hosting wordpress with my current host. This is based ...
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SEO implications of hosting a UK-based site on an EC2 instance based in Ireland

Our core business is based in the UK and our public website is also hosted in the UK. We're considering leaving our current hosting provider and moving the website to an EC2 instance, using the EU ...
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Which hoster for asp.net application using BlackfishSQL?

I am working on a asp.net application based on a desktop app I wrote which will use BlackfishSQL as its backend. Now I need a hoster. I think I can deploy this on Linux using Mono (and I will in fact ...
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Is it possible to create a 301 redirect and MX records at a naked domain?

I'm wondering since I found out that creating a CNAME and an MX record is not allowed. I want to create a 301 redirect from example.com to www.example.com, and have email with @example.com addresses. ...
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Whats is the best Windows VPS hosting? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? I'm currently using shared hosting. I want more control over my IIS and also I need to run in full trust. There are a ...
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How widely used is VPS hosting for personal sites?

I'm considering a move from my shared hosting setup to a Virtual Private Server. I'm aware of the major benefits and downsides of this idea. I have a few personal sites I would be running. Given the ...
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Are there any capacity planning resources for phpBB?

I know that busy phpBB forums can be resource intensive, but haven't run one myself, and can't find any sort of quantification of that. How do I plan hosting needs given an expected load of ...
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Hosting videos for use in Flowplayer (pseudostreaming)?

Flowplayer's pseudostreaming plugin requires a specific server configuration to work. https://static.flowplayer.org/plugins/streaming/pseudostreaming.html What video services/hosts/CDNs exist that ...
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Cost of hosting on Google App Engine

How does the cost of hosting on Google App Engine compare to hosting on more classical servers for a high traffic website? What's the answer for a website with 1000 page views per minute and how do ...
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Rails hosting providers [closed]

What are some of the best hosting providers for a Ruby on Rails application? I have looked into Heroku and it looks like a good option, but would it be better to go with a VPS or Grid hosting ...
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251 views

Virtual Private Server vs. Dedicated Hosting [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? What is the difference between virtual private server and dedicated hosting for my website?
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4answers
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Can you recommend ways to manage code deployment to a Linux based web server? [closed]

I've always used a very simple bash script to deploy code. I'm moving away from using subversion to Mercurial but I don't really think the revision control software matters for deployment. What are ...
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Which DNS registrars will hide my WHOIS information? [closed]

Whilst browsing this question, some of the answers mentioned that certain registrars will replace your whois information with their own. Can anybody provide details on which registrars offer this ...
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Websites to detect who hosts a website?

What sites are there to detect what web host is hosting a website?
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What potential issues do I need to be aware of in a multi server/clustered environment?

I have been working on a website with a client for some time now and the site itself has grown massively in popularity. We are now at the stage where the single machine we have hosting the site is ...
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Web hosts for controversial (yet legal) content

A lot of web hosts will take down a site at the first hint of trouble. What sites can I use to host controversial (yet legal) content? (Examples of such content might be a whistleblower site or an ...
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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 ...
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How Do I Upload Pages To The Server?

I've heard of FTP but I'm not exactly sure how to use it. What's the best way to get pages from my computer to the server?
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What are the steps for starting a website from scratch?

Starting before design, before coding anything. What steps need to be taken to fully implement a working website? EDIT I mean both from a technical and a non-technical perspective.
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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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3answers
341 views

What should I consider when choosing a hosting provider?

I finished my website. It's awesome! How should I go about selecting a hosting provider? What features should I look for? What "got-chas" should I be aware of?
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What sort of shared hosting can I run a JIRA installation on?

I purchased JIRA a few weeks ago to manage some projects and such and intended to put it on my shared web host. However, it requires a Tomcat server instead of Apache. It comes with a packaged Tomcat ...
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Where is trac.ini?

I have set up trac with Dreamhost One-Click Install. The doc says config is in trac.ini but I can't see any under trac dir. Where would it be? I have no conf dir, ONLY admin, db, htdocs, prefs, ...
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Cheap ASP.NET Hosting - Mutiple Domains [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to find web hosting that meets my requirements? Can anybody recommend some quality ASP.NET hosting providers that allow you to multiple domains without making you ...