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How to measure reliablity in hosting

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04-19-2012, 03:03 PM
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What the key factors which are really required to measure quality and reliability of a web hosting service?

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04-22-2012, 12:35 AM
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Pretty much feedback, just do a google search on the company and you'll find reviews. If they are new and no feedback comes up, then contact support, see how long they respond. Check for website errors/miss-spellings.

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Originally Posted by Asher ross View Post
What the key factors which are really required to measure quality and reliability of a web hosting service?
I would not solely rely on reviews alone. But contact their sales department to get a response time and ask if you can get a free trial to see if you like their services prior to buying.

Also see if they have live chat and hold a Q/A session and ask as many questions as you can to a live person to see how well they respond and answer to get an idea of how knowledgable they are on their products.

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Try to read customer hosting reviews. Google search will also help you to find any possible sings of reliability about web hosting provider you are interested in.

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Response time is vital. I would also suggest reading through the hosting structure - is it something that's going to keep your site online all the time? A lot of cloud hosts these days are providing structures where if your server goes down - its instantly served via a different server. That's not something you get from the average host - so its deff something I'd look in to!

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Agreed! the main factor of reliable host is big number of positive customers reviews

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try to find some online reviews.
Join forums and ask people about a particular host.
You can also check Alexa.com to find how much traffic they're getting.

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Originally Posted by Asher ross View Post
What the key factors which are really required to measure quality and reliability of a web hosting service?
Your signature points to a web hosting provider and you should be answering such questions. I'm sorry but such a question is quite naive when it comes form a hosting provider rep. It looks like created from a "hired forum poster".

On the topic: i would suggest one to use both external and internal (inside the network where the sites/servers are hosted) monitoring tools.

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Just make sure, whoever you pick, to do your homework. Web hosting is kinda like going on a job interview.. "its all about being at the right place at the right time." just because 50 other people may have bad experiences, doesn't mean you will.

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