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Does Amazon's RDS Multi-AZ deployment cost twice as much as the normal cost of a single instance?

Amazon's RDS pricing page has two sections. One for Single-AZ Deployment and one for Multi-AZ Deployment. Yes, Multi-AZ is about twice the price of Single-AZ. For example I see: db.t2.micro ...
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Why aren't gTLD domains sold in a unified price?

Why aren't gTLD domains sold in a unified price? Why should they? We live in a world where economy is bound by offers and demands, isn't it? So sellers are free to set their prices, and buyers are ...
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How to ensure I always buy an informative domain in the lowest price possible?

I have been a domain reseller for many years and I have yet to hear of a registrar charging a renewal price based on the actual domain name. I suspect it would be a spectacular marketing failure. I ...
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Does Amazon's RDS Multi-AZ deployment cost twice as much as the normal cost of a single instance?

To estimate the RDS cost I recommend the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator. For a db.m4.large PostgreSQL instance I get the following: Single-AZ - $140.13/month - no High Availability Multi-AZ - $280.25/...
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Does Amazon's RDS Multi-AZ deployment cost twice as much as the normal cost of a single instance?

Old thread but it's searchable... If you run multiple instances in multiple AZs, of course you pay for each instance. There is some additional data replication costs but the BIG miss here is that you ...
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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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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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Predicting future domain registration fees

In short: no one knows and no one can predict anything about this. Like in some other areas, past behaviors will not give you indications of what will happen in the future. Any kind of sugar coating ...
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Are some TLDs more expensive than others?

Each registry is free to sell its domain the way it wishes, and some do premiums, some do not. Although it is a very broad subject, it seems to me it is quite covered in passages containing the word ...
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Can a BtoB startup use product schema when our price is hidden with "request a demo?"

You can use product schema if your page contains a product. Having correct and useful schema on your page can potentially help Google understand the content of your page. However if you do not having ...
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How to ensure I always buy an informative domain in the lowest price possible?

How to ensure I always buy an informative domain in the lowest price possible? You can't, specifically if you aim to guarantee future lowest prices. End of story. You seem to have multiple questions ...
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Pricing on product page only shown with campaign code, but can I omit it from the canonical URL?

I want to avoid users searching for a specific brand and then being presented with a link containing a campaignCode If you want to keep search engines from indexing any campaign code URLs besides the ...
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Predicting future domain registration fees

It does happen that a registry increases the price of its domains but it is rare and when it happens the increase of price is very small. I wouldn't worry too much about this. Some new domain name ...
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Predicting future domain registration fees

Verisign has contracts with ICANN to handle registry of top level domains, which includes pricing and fees. Assuming these contracts don't expire and things don't change, the fees will probably remain ...
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How to hide product prices from search engines when they vary by country?

There are two ways you could handle it - unfortunately both are not ideal solutions... You could remove the microformats markup from your pages - but this will affect the people both in the US and ...
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How do I pay for the entire Reserved Instance with one upfront payment after AWS’s Free Tier

These are questions you should be asking the AWS billing department. Contact info is found here. EC2 Reserved Instances requires buying a time block on a certain instance, rather than going hour to ...
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