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How much web space?? HELP :)

by samoo1 / July 10, 2005 11:03 PM PDT

Hi
I am looking to create a website, not sure how much space I need.
I have looked at some sites, I want a site as large as www.hays.com/uk, how much space would I require?
Thanks

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Way over your head?
by SantiagoCrespo / July 12, 2005 1:14 AM PDT

To develop such a website, you will have to consider spending a LOT of money on hosting, development, database hosting, etc.

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A site to help you solve your question
by HostingExpert2006 / August 1, 2005 1:11 PM PDT
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Thank you for such a good suggestion
by artek-studio / September 21, 2005 3:47 AM PDT

Hello my name is Jorge R. from Mexico City , part of my business is webhosting reselling, but lately I have to look for new hostings since the one i used to work www.resellerspanel.com really stinks their network constantly goes down due to DoS so i reviewed many hostings and choosed www.websitesource.com but was doubting between that one and powweb.com but now i see that both are listed on the TOP 10 so im rest assured that any would be a nice selection.

Thank you for your help.

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My suggestion
by artek-studio / September 21, 2005 4:16 AM PDT

As long as i can see, you are considering building a PORTAL, that means big space and resources, and constant growing, so I shall suggest you to look for a dedicated SERVER, you can find good prices on www.ipowerweb.com that is rated between the top 10 on http://www.hosting-buyers-guide.com but why don't you take a look and search between them for the best price.

If you have a dedicated server you can control all your site and grow it without worries and concerns, but be carefull you can choose managed or unmanaged servers, your decision would depend on your expierience to support and mantain a server including updates, security patches, attacks and so on.

The dedicated servers for hosting won't be too expensive dependending on where you look for it, but the development is another story and that can become a way too expensive, but you can choose several Portal systems or CMS (content Management systems) such as MAMBO, PHPNUKE or other openlicense utilities to deploy your site.

Hope that this can help.

Regards
Jorg R.
Mexico City

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