|Subject:||Re: Site backup in the "cloud"?|
|Posted by:||andrew (andr…@mytrashmail.com)|
|Date:||Thu, 28 Oct 2010|
> 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
> It currently runs happily on one server, that I own.
is it provider's server or you do collocation?
>If the server
> dies, I could run it at home, but there is not enough bandwidth.
any server may die any moment, especially hard drives...
> 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.
does it mean you have only static pages on your site? Is there database
> Has anyone considered doing that sort of thing -- having backup in the
> cloud -- and what are your experiences?
I guess, any time 1 server dies and you you need to switch to your
backup solution - there will be some time of downtime.
it looks like you want to know how to provide uninterrupted service. am
Site backup in the "cloud"? posted by Ignoramus15569 on Wed, 27 Oct 2010