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Hosting what normally would be a windows service inside a web server

We have the requirement to implement some fire and forget long running tasks that fit perfectly into windows services (remote data acquisition and processing, etc) but the requirement is to deploy ...
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Linux Server Hosting through Cloudflare [closed]

I hosted a hobby NodeJS Server from my Linux and all is fine by accessing my direct IP. Because I find this ugly and also less secure, I decided to route my domain which is set to Cloudflare to my IP....
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Self hosting map vector tiles for web application

I'm building a web application, which involves (currently) a REST backend and a frontend SPA. The backend is hosting massive geo-enabled data, and the frontend is displaying it on a mapbox map. I'm ...
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WCF Server for a mobile apps (Xamarin.Forms)

I have a “whiteboard” question. Technically I’d like to ask you about one thing I’m not sure in my design, but if you have time for a quick review the rest of the design - that’d be great. Every tip ...
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How do freelance web developers manage client hosting? [duplicate]

Looking for a side hobby/project of freelance web development as i am currently in university trying to make some extra cash. So my question is: When a client comes to me for a website should i set ...
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Are websites hosted in distant servers slower?

I live in Brazil and I'm planning on hosting my website in either DreamHost or Digital Ocean, which don't have any servers in my country. Will that affect the loading speed of my site? Thanks!!!
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Node.js on Apache server (Shared Hosting)

I would like to run Node.js/Express as a backend server mainly for handling WebRTC features in my app. I was just discussing this with my hosting provider and they rejected this request saying that ...
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Web App vs. Desktop App Regarding Deployment

I'm taking on an opportunity for a local business to develop a small, simple timesheet manager (they still record time by hand) and am currently in the planning phases. It will include basic ...
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Shared hosting for a PHP application

I was reading Essential PHP Security and chapter 8 talks about problems with hosting your PHP app in a shared hosting environment. Some of the problems he mentions are: - Exposed source code and ...
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Should I allow my client to self host?

I'm just starting out as a web designer. I'm trying to build up a portfolio for my own website. I'm concerned about designing a site and handing it over to the client. Once I do this I could lose ...
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Maintain a web application once the only developer is gone

I have a terminal disease and there is a very high chance that I will no longer be in this world by the end of the year. I have developed a web application that it is extensively used in my family’s ...
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Developing on a production server

Today I got yelled at for developing an application on a production server. Quote, "developing on a production server is not acceptable - ever!" Here is the situation. I set up a development ...
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How to deploy a single website to multiple physical servers?

Edit: I asked this question 3 or 4 years ago when I was new to web-development, the question looks a bit stupid to me today. I wanted to create a server setup of my own without relying on other ...
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How to explain to my customer that the hosting provider is terrible, security-wise?

As a freelance developer, I sometimes have to access the administration panels of hosting providers of my customers. It is an astonishingly frightening experience. Below are some points I noticed when ...
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My software is hosted on a “bad” website. Can I do anything about it?

Edit: Thanks for all of the answers, guys! I think I'm just going to include some kind of text on my webpage telling users to only download from the links provided. The thing is that there have been ...
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How can I design an application so that it works well with a database selected by the customer?

I want to write an ASP.NET 4.0 application with IBM DB2 Express-C as its back-end. One thing that worries me, is hosting this application on a remote server. I don't know any hosting provider who ...
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Is it common to have stored procedures disabled on MySQL managed hosting plans?

I'm building an app that I think would benefit from the use of MySQL stored procedures. I know stored procedures have a bad reputation, but I think they suit my application well. Using stored ...
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Is Windows a “second class citizen” in the Django community?

I'm currently doing R&D for a web application which we plan to host ourselves initially and then allow customers to self host. My task has been evaluating web frameworks to see which would give ...
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Starting a new startup/web application, how to choose a hosting provider? [closed]

When creating a new startup related to a web application, how to choose a hosting provider ? Assuming the code of the web application is oriented DDDD (Distributed Domain Driven Development) to ...
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Iphone/Android app – chatroom development – what framework & hosting needs? [closed]

I have some experience regarding IPhone and Android development but I am now struggling to solve a new class of problem: apps that involve a client/server chatroom feature. That is, an app when people ...
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How do cloud platforms-as-a-service measure CPU time?

I'm currently assessing Google App Engine, and one of the answers from Hidden limitations of Google App Engine? stated: Performance will surprise you. GAE is optimized for many tiny queries and ...
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Where can I host my JSP+Java Web application? [closed]

My web application is currently written in JSP/Java, using an Oracle DB. I develop on Windows, and I use JDeveloper (Oracle's eclipse clone) and I use JDev's integrated WebLogic Server. I want to go ...
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In times where there are lot of cloud based hostings what would still make you go for dedicated or vps hosting?

Are dedicated hosting yet cheaper and would remain so ? Do they really going to survive as cloud based offering are also getting cheaper day by day ? I am asking to gain perspective of long term ...
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If you are going to deploy a Rails 3 app, which platform you'll recommend?

I am looking for advice of where to deploy a Rails app for a small business: web-based https needed fewer than 500 users (probably) fewer than 20 concurrent users So far, I am reading pricing ...
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What is the current “standard” for setting up a development environment that supports remote collaboration as well as secure version control?

What is the current "standard" for setting up a development environment that supports remote collaboration as well as secure version control? Considering a virtual dedicated solution with vm for a ...
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How could multiple people work on one website?

I recently watched The Social Network, and this might be a stupid question, but how is it possible for multiple people to work on one website? I mean, if they're working on the same page, how is that ...
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What aspects make websites load faster? [closed]

I want to know what aspects in VPS hosting packages are related to performance for the website which will make it faster in loading for the end useres. And does RAM really matter?
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How do you rate Hosting?

1) Up-time2) Latency3) Throughput4) Server software such as SQL, etc.5) $$$ -- transfer, overages, etc. What else? And is there a web site rating hosts by this criteria that is actually reliable and ...