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Cloud computing is about hardware-based services involving computing, network and storage capacities. These services are provided on-demand, hosted by the cloud provider and can easily scale up and down.

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Can CodeIgniter Website be deployed to Cloud Hosting?

Currently I'm thinking of making a website in CodeIgniter and planning to deploy it in cloud hosting but I don't know if that is possible.
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Estimate web app resource usage in preparation for understanding pricing for a cloud migration

I'm currently using VPS to host my web app which price is fixed per month. I read about cloud services such as Google Cloud Platform and their pricing is based on resources usage. How can I know how ...
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What is the difference between “infrastructure as a service” (IaaS) and “private cloud”

Despite searching Google and reading articles, I have been unable to figure out the difference between Infrastructure as a service and Private Cloud. What is the difference between them?
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Wordpress Launcher on Google Cloud Platform - 404 Error

I'm testing out the Google Cloud Platform - normally I use dedicated servers and handle everything manually. So it's a bit different for me to press a button and have a utility set up all the settings....
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1and1 Cloud hosting scaling of DB and Instances

do have anyone experience with 1and1 hosting? I've tried to read over their "transparent pricing". They have a configuration panel, that allows to select amount of CPU/RAM/SSD storage. (...
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How to register and use Azure in China from outside China?

I need to host a CMS website for an international company looking to expand into China. The company has a registered entity in China, but we as the developer and support team responsible for ...
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what is difference between vps and Dedicated Servers

I am web developer and I've created an application in nodejs and i want to deploy my app on cloud and i searched everywhere and I've found two options: 1.Virtual Private Servers 2.Dedicated ...
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Google Cloud Instance Deletes Files When used with Network Load Balancer

I am experimenting with Google Cloud. I was trying to test a VM Instance and Network Load Balancing. Here's what i did: Created an Instance Template => Instance Group => 1 VM Instance (say VM1) under ...
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Startup Script for LAMP in Google Instance Templates

I am new to Google Cloud and i want to set up an Instance Template and then create an Instance Group using the template. After creating the group, i want to enable "Network Load Balancing". During ...
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Setup www as main domain on Cloudflare

I'm trying to setup Cloudflare so my www subdomain doesn't redirect to the http naked domain and do exactly the opposite: mydomain.com redirecting to www.mydomain.com Cloudflare automatically ...
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What is the difference between IAAS and web hosting?

I've been googling to find out exactly what IAAS (Infrastructure As A Service) is, but I don't understand how it is different from web hosting?
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Price per hour or per month [duplicate]

I am trying to select a host for my Node.js applications. They are low-traffic applications - I expect an average of 1-2 hours of use per day, so I am looking for a package where I can pay per use ...
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If a user uploads copyrighted material to my site but for personal use is it legal?

I am creating a personal cloud service, each account is only for use by the owner. You can upload any file and view / play it in the browser, e.g. documents, music and videos. Now obviously someone's ...
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Ridiculously high price for cloud [closed]

I have dedicated servers for my website. Many hosting companies will charge about €30 / month for a server like this: CPU: i3 @3.4GHz RAM: 8GB HDD: 2x 1TB Comparing this to a cloud configuration (...
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Is it possible to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS?

I need to use cloudflare without having them managing my DNS, My DNS server have much more options that I do need. Instead of setting cloudflare as my dns server, I have added it as a NS record from ...
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Drupal 7 shared cloud hosting problem

I'm hosting one drupal 7 website on site5.com cloud shared hosting and it seems to be that drupal cache queries go very slow on almost every table that starts with name cache_... This site is using 1-...
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Cloud just for hosting big files?

I need a solution to store my big files (50MB+ each). Currently I am using an European dedicated server (100MBits) with 8000GB/month at 60 USD. I would like to use a cloud service that automatically ...
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Cloud hosting vs self hosting price

I was looking at some cloud hosting price. Consider an entry level self hosted server: PRICE: 40€ ---------- CPU: i5 (4x 2.66 GHz) RAM: 16GB hard disk: 2TB Bandwidth: 10TB/month with 100Mbps Now ...
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Is Cloudflare unzipping gzipped dynamic content?

I'm using Cloudflare for a small website that is frequently accessed from mobile phones where bandwidth usage is crucial. I used to gzip every php response and this reduced my bandwidth usage, however,...
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How can I cap cloud-costs?

I am looking into launching a cloud-based product for consumers where with a prepaid account they can start a server with a simple click and load up the software and access it remotely. The technical ...
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frontend instances VS backend instances

What is the difference between Frontend instances and Backend instances in Google App Engine? What purpose is each good for? I have tried reading some stuff from Developer's Guide and I searched ...
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What is the current legal status of magnet links?

Prelude: I develop a cloud service which could be described as dropbox meets torrents and as side effect it enables distribution of arbitrary content via magnet links. Certain amount of magnet links ...
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When I get a cloud instance I am getting the same thing as a dedicated server?

When I get a cloud instance I am getting the same thing as a dedicated server right? Just with a cool name? Can it run custom Linux kernels? If it can, I see no difference between cloud hosting and a ...
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Releasing a CSS minification tool - should it be downloadable or accessable through the cloud?

I am thinking of releasing a CSS minifaction library, which has dependencies on other libraries. Since CSS Minification is not something that occurs a lot (compared to optimising PDFs for example), I ...
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Is a cloud server enough for a video converting service?

I was wondering if my cloud server can do it , or I must have a dedicated server .. It's a service for for video converting , the specifcations of the server now is medium , but as the member number ...
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Cloud Providers vs Traditional Hosts

I'm rolling up my sleeves and trying to tackle the fundamental concepts of cloud computing for the first time. I am planning to build a highly-scalable web application, and can't ignore the potential ...
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Install software in the cloud

Is there a way to have a windows xp running in the cloud and install software on it that more people in the organization can use? This in order to reduce the money spent on licenses for more ...
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Online Code Editor + File Hosting

I've been searching all over the Internet and am having trouble finding the following: An online code editor (with syntax highlighting, line numbers, etc.) that allows you to save the file in the "...
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Class C IP Forwarding?

I'm not even sure how to correctly phrase this question so please bear with me as I try to explain what we want to do. And Thank You for taking the time to help me... We have products that appeal to ...
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Please suggest Alternative to Microsoft HMC, an Automated Hosting Managment Solution for all Microsoft Products?

I am not really sure whether this is the right forum to put up this. But here it goes. I am a Hosting Controller and Automated Hosting Management solution provider for Microsoft Products and Services ...
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Replicate Rackspace Cloud for Disaster Recovery?

Does anyone know how, if possible, I can replicate a Rackspace Cloud instance X to another instance, Y, for disaster recovery? So if cloud X goes down or has a problem the website will be served from ...
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How can I add a custom domain to a Windows Azure application?

I'm experiencing some issues with a website I am working on, for a company called BlueSEQ. We recently switched to Windows Azure to get more scalability and performance, but we are having issues ...
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Server-infrastructure recommendations

Here's the thing: I need a cheap, fast, reliable infrastructure that can dynamically scale (like Amazon S3: cloud-storage). I'm thinking of 3 different type of 'servers'. Application-server Should ...