AppFog Cloud PaaS is quite popular both for free quota to host websites and applications as well as the flexible platform they delivers at an affordable price. AppFog is a multi IaaS enabled platform as a service. That gives AppFog more flexibility than Heroku Cloud or OpenShift. The biggest advantage of Heroku definitely the free SSL. However, SSL is not required by all. With a website running WordPress with ~ 300 visitors per day will run quite fine for free on AppFog Cloud PaaS. Previous guide on AppFog was on installing WordPress through GUI. This is an introductory article on the command line interface of AppFog. This is a text based guide, we will later publish video tutorials on AppFog. For some, AppFog can be a better alternative to Rackspace Cloud Server (unmanaged) for reduction of cost, though it is a PaaS not IaaS; direct comparison from technical point is not right.
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Rackspace Cloud Server boldly comes in two flavors apart from Rackspace Cloud Sites. Which one will suit you – Managed or Unmanaged Rackspace Cloud Server ? The cost of managed is $100 / month extra, but there is also other charges for Managed Rackspace Cloud Server. To make your decision easier, as a long term user we are presenting you some idea to select from Managed or Unmanaged Rackspace Cloud Server. There are other Public Cloud Services for Hosting, but we are not considering them as most are more costly and targeted for Enterprise.
Installing WordPress on Debian Rackspace Cloud Server is a detailed text plus video guide explaining the commands for each steps and the advantage of symlinks. We have other guides for installing WordPress on Rackspace Cloud Unmanaged Single Server. This guide Installing WordPress on Debian Rackspace Cloud Server is for the advanced users, we do not recommend to follow this guide for installing WordPress on Debian Rackspace Cloud Server despite it is very easy, as maintenance and security upgrades requires more skill on UNIX commands. We actually can install WordPress on Debian only with 3-4 commands.…
How to Get Started with Cloud Server – be it Rackspace or Amazon or any brand which basically delivers Cloud Server as IaaS so you can allocate RAM yourself. This basic question How to Get Started with Cloud Server has been asked by a new user, who used Server before, but knew that, Server means a Web Hosting Control Panel. He tried both Rackspace or Amazon and found no way how to get started with cloud server.
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Cloud Server, Bandwidth, Storage and Network ideally should be delivered as API based fully scalable separate services. These are important to choose provider. If a new Cloud Server or rather IaaS user gets in to a vendor locked product, it will appear to the user, Cloud Computing itself is a big disadvantage. The reader can take this article on Cloud Server, Bandwidth, Storage and Network as a tutorial to get started.
Self Hosted WordPress on Cloud Server : How WordPress Runs and How I can upload, download files, backup etc.
As we are putting (very raw word, but probably you will understand it easily) the files of WordPress on a publicly accessible folder – we call it a ‘web software’. WordPress actually stores the…Self Hosted WordPress on Cloud Server