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Hosting Your Website
Choosing a hosting company and appropriate hosting package is usually a decision that
is made in consultation with your web developer. After all, they know what tools and
technologies have been used to create the website and what the requirements are for
hosting. Some things to think about when choosing a host:
What features do I need?
► Amount of storage space on the server (size of website)
► Amount of transfer/bandwidth – how many users will be interacting with my
website and how big are the files they will transfer?
► Technologies that are installed on the server – there are two major types of
hosting packages: Windows and Linux/Apache hosting – and there are a lot of
different programming languages that may need to be installed for certain
websites (eg. php, pear, pearl, asp, .NET Framework, mysql, etc)
► What is the average downtime of the server?
Where will I Host?
► You can host anywhere in the world
► US and UK have the largest companies and cheapest hosting but also the most
intrusive/disruptive legal issues.
Put it in YOUR NAME!
► Even if your web developer sets it up for you, make sure the hosting account is
registered under your business name (like everything else related to your
StartSmart With eBC
For more information on Internet Business Solutions visit www.e-bc.ca
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