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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

There is no way at this point to do that with Linode. Having used them a while back as a provider I believe they sent emails at the time to alert when usage approached 100% of the plan allowance so ...
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Is it possible to use Google Cloud to host a Wikipedia-like website (Wikimedia open source code)?

Yes, it is possible to host a Wikipedia-like website on Google Cloud. You will want to use Google Compute Engine. Install MediaWiki if you want a Wikipedia-like wiki, or a different piece of wiki ...
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What is the difference between "infrastructure as a service" (IaaS) and "private cloud"

"Infrastructure as a Service" is usually delivered on a shared platform, for example renting Virtual Machines and networking on Azure/AWS etc. or even from a traditional hosting provider. "Private ...
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Hosting a blog on Google Cloud could help in SEO ranking?

Google's algorithm is evolving passed what any one person could understand. That even includes the very Google engineers themselves who have developed the algorithm. What we do know is that various ...
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Can I turn off my website at certain times to save money and schedule when Googlebot crawls to maintain SEO?

No, you can't schedule when Google (or any other major search engine) crawls in the way you're looking for. Most sites do have down time, and issuing the appropriate 503 HTTP code will let search ...
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How do I identify the company that hosts my website when the hosting was set up by somebody else?

Have you tried https://mxtoolbox.com/DNSLookup.aspx? It will look up the A and NS records @DocRoot mentioned. It has several tools to help lookup further information. Look for the tiny hyperlinks ...
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Can I get bill-shocked by Linode?

You could use VNstat to send you hourly reports via a cron, and then manually shut down your http server via a shell on your mobile device.
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What is better for SEO? Host on a cloud with virtual CPU/RAM located in my country vs host from neighbour country on a dedicated CPU/RAM?

There are too many subtle variables at play to give a simple answer here, but maybe this will be helpful - if not to you, to others - Google cares about speed of page load - so this is what you need ...
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Moving my domain hosting from Bluehost to Heroku

Since you only have a holding page, you can't be talking about having a problem moving content, so I can only assume this is about how to set up DNS. No matter where your domain is registered you need ...
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Does cloud hosting improve low latency on a a small global website?

"The cloud" is a buzzword which just means "Other peoples computers" - thus if you ask "Does hosting on other peoples computers improve latency on a small global website"...
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What is the advantage of traditional hosting over cloud hosting?

Cloud hosting has replaced a large portion of the hosting market. This site stats say that the Amazon and Google clouds host about 7% of sites. Cloud hosting is especially effective for large sites ...
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WHM RAM usage amount needed?

If you only have WHM access, go to Server Information and then to Current Memory Usage. That will give you a number to understand what you are consuming at the moment. I think it's a snapshot view, so ...
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Mixing hosting providers

Among other things to consider - Increased complexity and reduced security - more providers = more attack surface and more difficulties securing communication between providers. Increased latencies ...
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Can CodeIgniter Website be deployed to Cloud Hosting?

The documentation for installing CodeIgnitor says: Download the latest version, and extract it to become your project root. That is certainly something that con be done on cloud hosting. It ...
Stephen Ostermiller's user avatar
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CPU and RAM usage per WHM subaccount

WHM has a tab/report titled "process manager" under the "system health" category. If you type "process manager" on the search box on the top left, you should be able to ...
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How do I identify the company that hosts my website when the hosting was set up by somebody else?

I don't know if it is reliable. I haven't used it before and now, when I tried it with one of my websites, it returned an error. Maybe just google "find web host info" and use some other tool? I then ...
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Hosting a blog on Google Cloud could help in SEO ranking?

Hosting on Google won't affect your ranking, but hosting on low-class company can affect your ranking, because, Google has recently announced its core algorithm update that, a website with low speed ...
Yawer Malik's user avatar
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How many cloud regions to be considered global?

The biggest mistake you could make at this point is locking yourself into a single network design which becomes harder down the track to scale up or down. Even a single server could technically be ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Can multiple websites/domains be hosted by the same Platform as a Service [PAAS]?

This is possible but be aware that Tomcat and Apache would have to be accessed over different port so if someone wanted to access the Tomcat app they would have to access it using the Tomcat port ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Ordering managing Web hosting separately from the hosting itself

What you re talking about here is succession planning and is more than simply web hosting but as this is a Pro Webmasters Q&A portal I will stick to that aspect of it. In answer to your question ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Uploading images for Wordpress in AWS Elastic Beanstalk application

The easiest way to do this is to download the application add your photos on the correct directory and upload and deploy 1. First, download the latest version zip file Elastic Beanstalk Beanstalk - ...
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Unused webspace as cloud storage

You don't specify what problems you envisage, so I will assume you are not asking whether it is a technical issue, rather whether you are allowed. It will 100% depend on the terms and conditions of ...
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How can I calculate the maximum cost of an instance or prevent clients from exceeding pre-paid limits?

The major cloud service providers use different pricing models. You could consider at least checking out the big 3: Amazon, Microsoft and Google. Of them all, I think Amazon has the most confusing ...
Lena Weber's user avatar
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How can I calculate the maximum cost of an instance or prevent clients from exceeding pre-paid limits?

You should reconsider your requirements. Reserved instances on AWS are better suited for continuous operation of websites. I guess you are trying to minimize the costs of managing traffic spikes ...
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1and1 Cloud hosting scaling of DB and Instances

The configuration you select is per machine. So when you specify the spec's for what you are after it is the spec's per machine being spun up. The way 1and1 scale up is two fold. First of all you have ...
Chris Rutherfurd's user avatar
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Is there a specific protocol or strategy to get more responsive support from a managed host?

I've had the exact same experiences so it's possible it's not sexim at all. In fact, a lot of articles about networking say that if you are having certain issues, "Ask your network administrator or ...
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Is there a specific protocol or strategy to get more responsive support from a managed host?

I perfectly understand your frustrations. I went through many of your above mentioned frustrations and more myself. After five years dealing with multiple hosting companies in the US, I started ...
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