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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
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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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2answers
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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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258 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
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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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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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2answers
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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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2answers
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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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1answer
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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
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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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1answer
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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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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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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
1k views

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
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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 ...
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What's the minimum necessary bandwidth for a fast website?

What's the minimum amount of bandwidth for a website? Let's say I have a hosting service with 125GB traffic, how many websites I can store before they start to slow down? Also, what does "1000 Mbit ...
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Image CDN with API?

My company uses flickr and picasa web albums as poor man's content delivery networks (CDN) for image hosting, but I'm curious if anyone has any recommendations on any other services that might be ...
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1answer
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Hosting speed tests?

Are there any sites to test the speed of your hosting? I know there are sites that will tell you why your site is slow, e.g. - YSlow, etc., but how about the speed of bandwidth you get from your ...
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381 views

Web hosting services [closed]

What are the best hosting services?
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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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2answers
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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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4answers
377 views

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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4answers
2k views

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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5answers
307 views

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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7answers
340 views

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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2answers
631 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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4answers
2k views

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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3answers
98 views

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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10answers
616 views

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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406 views

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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3answers
126 views

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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1answer
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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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2k views

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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6answers
586 views

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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1answer
148 views

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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1answer
745 views

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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2answers
3k views

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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5answers
276 views

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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3answers
253 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?
7
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4answers
632 views

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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2answers
332 views

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 ...