Re: Site backup in the "cloud"?

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Subject: Re: Site backup in the "cloud"?
Posted by:  idle (id…
Date: Wed, 27 Oct 2010

On Wed, 27 Oct 2010 19:25:45 -0500, Ignoramus15569 wrote in

> I have a certain kids website that has appx. 110,000 pageviews per day
> and it has become a quite valuable source of income and pride for me and
> whatnot.
> It currently runs happily on one server, that I own. If the server
> dies, I could run it at home, but there is not enough bandwidth.
> I am thinking about backup solutions. One way to go is to buy an
> expensive server (read $3-5k), host it at the ISP (read $120+ in power
> and rack charges), etc.
> Another option is to rent a cloud server at Amazon or wherever, set it
> up and essentially mothball it, maybe wake up once a week for system
> updates, etc. If I never need it, I will pay nominal charges. If I do
> need it, I would just activate it.
> Has anyone considered doing that sort of thing -- having backup in the
> cloud -- and what are your experiences?
> i
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Site backup in the "cloud"? posted by Ignoramus15569 on Wed, 27 Oct 2010