What is Google App Engine and what you can do with it

app engine logoGoogle App Engine (you can try it for free here) is an open cloud platform that allows you to build mobile and web applications. However, this is not all; you can bring your frameworks, language runtimes, and even third-party libraries. The Google App Engine is a well-managed platform which entirely disconnects the infrastructure so you can set all of your focus on your code. Moreover, you can go from scratch to planet-scale and understand why the most successful companies use Google’s App Engine to power their apps.

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SSD vs HDD for hosting and how it affects your site speed

How important is IOPS for web hosting?

Web hosting performance can be measured by anyone of several metrics - total disk space and bandwidth allowance perhaps being the most common examples.

This is a useful approach as it helps to define the boundaries you'll be working in as a hosting customer, but they don't provide information about how quickly you can perform a particular task or the overall speed and responsiveness you experience. For this, we'll need to focus more on the hardware specifications and management of the hosting server itself.

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How to Choose the Best CDN Provider (Complete Guide)

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On a hunt to find the best CDN services? Well, it might sound easy but is, in fact, a difficult job. Taking into account all the fact related to CDN services, this comprehensive article will cover all the aspects of the topic under discussion.

So, we have made sure to provide you with a complete guidance and solve all your issues and confusions related to this search. It will put light on all the aspects including a brief introduction to CDN and all the queries which might probably arise in your mind.

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Separate Domain and Hosting - UK Hosting Tips Part 1

Edit: here is our indepth domain buying guide that can give you detailed information on domain buying and domain registrars.

Domain names don’t have to be registered with your hosting company.

Don’t take this the wrong way, this isn't implying that your current web host is not trustable. It’s more about finding a dependable and trustworthy registrar right from the start. After all, your domain name is your online identity, the most expensive and irreplaceable asset while hosting services are just there to accommodate your website.

A lot of people would register their domains with the same hosting company for the sake of convenience, you can manage the domain and the hosting with one login and the support staff of the hosting company will make sure everything is configured the right way.

Here are the reasons tho that we would recommend that you keep your domain and hosting accounts separate:

- with the right register you can store all your domains on one place and manage the DNS records faster

- if you for some reason get mad at your current hosting provider, you will want to move to another hosting. If your domain is in a separate register, you just have to change the DNS records. If you have it with the hosting, you will have much more trouble and it will slow down the process of moving, since you will have to transfer the domain too.

- enhanced security. If your hosting account is hacked, the hackers can transfer your domain too and it will take a long time to prove you are the rightful owner, in which time the site will not operate and you will lose money and credibility.

So we recommend if you decide to buy a domain, do to GoDaddy, they are a register and with a coupon code you can buy a .com domain for as low as 2$ a year and register your site with Siteground - they are an outstanding web hosting provider for the UK area. You can also read our reviews about them: Godaddy UK Hosting review and Siteround UK hosting review.

Let us know if this article was helpful or if you have any questions in the comments.

More about domain names you can find on Wikipediaor read our our best 10 UK website hosting reviews

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Storm Internet Hosting Review

Storm Internet has been providing high quality UK website hosting since 2003. The Company was founded by Salim Benadel, who as a Microsoft trained web developer became disheartened by the poor standard of hosting packages available on the market. Whether you require basic web hosting for a simple site or support for the latest coding technologies, They can work with you to provide a web hosting solution to meet your needs. Storm Internet are one of the only 100% UK based, fully managed hosting providers focussing solely on providing affordable hosting solutions to SMEs.

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Webfusion Hosting Review

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A great service with years of experience, ease of use and terrific support, it’s a combination that’s hard to beat. Webfusion’s portfolio includes unlimited hosting solutions, from Virtual Private Servers with mega-fast processing speeds and ultra-reliable dedicated server hosting to flexible managed hosting and high performancecloud hosting. All these web hosting solutions are designed specifically to suit any business need, whether it is a start-up or a one-off project site. Every single product is backed with reliable, around the clock support and our cast-iron guarantee.

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eUKhost Hosting Review

EUKhost was founded in 2001 and since then they have grown into one of the largest web hosting companies in the UK. eUKhost Ltd. is operated from their registered office based in Leeds and data centres in Maidenhead and Milton Keynes. At eUKhost you will find low cost and reliable, web hosting services. Today, they host over 35,000 customers in their two ultra-modern data centre facilities in the UK, serving over 70 000 websites worldwide. From entry level Shared Hosting packages all the way up to Private Clusters, EUKhost wins 2nd place in our charts of the best UK web hosting companies.

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Justhost Hosting Review

Just Host, a renowned web hosting company, has been providing quality hosting services since 2008. Just Host strives to be number one when it comes to web hosting, and it's no surprise that the company has grown into one of the most recognizable hosting brands. Affordable hosting plans, secure servers, top-notch 24/7 technical support and a wide range of extra features make hosting your website with Just Host.

Just Host is among one of the most affordable web hosting services in our alignment, offering comprehensive hosting packages at competitive monthly prices. The service provides many of the basic hosting components we looked for without restrictions.The service is subsequently a good option if you plan on starting more websites or want a site that can expand with the anticipated growth of your business. 

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