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DEFINITION: On the Internet, virtual hosting is the provision of Web server hosting services so that a company (or individual) doesn't have to purchase and maintain its own Web server and connections to the Internet. A virtual hosting provider is sometimes called a Web or Internet "space provider." Some companies providing this service simply call it "hosting." Typically, virtual hosting provides a customer  … 
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Web Application Hosting in the AWS Cloud
sponsored by Amazon Web Services
WHITE PAPER: This white paper explores why IT managers and architects should look to the cloud to achieve the scalability they need for on-demand computing, and introduces Amazon Web Services (AWS) cloud as a way to do so.
Posted: 18 Jul 2014 | Published: 30 Sep 2012


Improve Your Web Infrastructure with Red Hat Enterprise Linux
sponsored by Red Hat
WHITE PAPER: This whitepaper introduces an enterprise Linux platform that provides the web infrastructure needed to make the most of online business.
Posted: 22 Nov 2013 | Published: 22 Nov 2013

Red Hat

The Total Economic Impact of IBM® Exceptional Web Experience
sponsored by IBM
WHITE PAPER: Delivering an optimal web experience not only helps you engage with your customers, partners, and employees but also improves relationships and increases your competitive advantage. This resource explores why investing in web experience solutions can help you achieve this.
Posted: 09 Aug 2012 | Published: 30 Mar 2012

IBM

Extending the Benefits of Virtualization to Remote Office and Branch Locations, Small to Medium Businesses and Web Hosters
sponsored by VM6 Software
WHITE PAPER: VM6 provides affordable software solutions to extend the benefits of enterprise-class virtualization to remote offices and branch locations (ROBO), small to medium businesses and web hosters.
Posted: 27 Oct 2009 | Published: 27 Oct 2009

VM6 Software

Faster PHP Through Java
sponsored by Caucho Technology
WHITE PAPER: Using benchmarks and code samples throughout to anchor the discussion, this paper explores how Quercus - Caucho's Java implementation of PHP - can perform faster than the standard Apache-based PHP both in synthetic benchmarks and real-world applications. The results are quite impressive.
Posted: 18 Mar 2009 | Published: 18 Mar 2009

Caucho Technology

Avoiding Data Center Costs through Managed Application Delivery Services: Getting the Computing Resources You Need with Minimal Investment
sponsored by Akamai Technologies
WHITE PAPER: In this white paper, Stratecast identifies operating and capital expenses associated with traditional data center options, including private data centers, co-located options, and managed hosting. The cost data will provide a valuable baseline for enterprises to compare against alternatives such as Akamai's dynamic Web acceleration services.
Posted: 09 Feb 2009 | Published: 09 Feb 2009

Akamai Technologies
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WEB HOSTING DEFINITION (continued): …  who wants a Web site with: domain name registration assistance, multiple domain names that map to the registered domain name, an allocation of file storage and directory setup for the Web site files (HTML and graphic image files), e-mail addresses, and, optionally, Web site creation services. The virtual hosting user (the Web site owner) needs only to have a File Transfer Protocol (FTP) program for exchanging files with the virtual host.Some virtual hosting providers make it possible for customers to have more control of their Web site file system, e-mail names, passwords, and other resources … 
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