Website Newbie - Wanna Have Traffic?

Written by Gina Marie Capatar

No traffic, no income, nothing. After you’ve gone through nights and days of brainstorming on what to put on your site, what to offer to your visitors, and how will your website look, now you are faced with questions like ‘What now?’, ‘How willrepparttar people know about me?’, ‘Why are there no visitors, no sales?’

As a new website owner myself, I also have gone through that tight spot. I think desperation for visitors is reallyrepparttar 142093 first phase of any website that has recently been launched. Atrepparttar 142094 first few weeks of my site, I went through so many doubts because I relatively had zero traffic! Is my site really as useful as I think? I changed so many things, from ad placements, colors, etc. thinking that maybe people do not likerepparttar 142095 colors or thatrepparttar 142096 overall production of what I have to offer is just too drab and uninteresting.

I consulted a friend who owns a website and he taught me a few points which I’m gonna share with you. This disclosure of ideas is, of course, with his permission. So, sit tight and let me share with you what I have found out.

How Multiple Server Hosting impacts your web site's uptime

Written by Godfrey Heron

How Multiple Server Hosting impacts your website's uptime by: Godfrey E. Heron

This article describesrepparttar technology behind multiple server hosting and how you may utilize it to maximize your site's security and uptime.

Hosting of websites has essentially become a commodity. There is very little distinguishing one hosting company fromrepparttar 142037 next. Core plans and features arerepparttar 142038 same and price is no longer a true determining feature. In fact, choosing a host based onrepparttar 142039 cheapest price can be more expensive inrepparttar 142040 long term with respect to reliability issues and possible loss of sales as a result of website downtime.

Selecting a host fromrepparttar 142041 thousands of providers and resellers can be a very daunting task, which may result in a hit and miss approach. But although hosting may have become a commodity, one distinguishing feature that you must always look out for is reliability.

If you don't knowrepparttar 142042 uptime of your site, or its performance level, try a website monitoring service.

Atrepparttar 142043 heart of any hosting company's reliability is redundancy. This ensures that if a problem exists at one point, there will be an alternative which ensures continuity as seamlessly and transparently as possible.

Most hosts do employ redundant network connections. These arerepparttar 142044 high speed pipes that route data fromrepparttar 142045 server to your web browser. But, redundant 'multiple web servers' have been extremely rare and very expensive, requiring costly routing equipment which has previously been used only in mission critical applications of Fortune 500 companies.

However, a very neat but little known Domain Name Server(DNS) feature called 'round robin' allowsrepparttar 142046 selection and provision of a particular IP address from a 'pool' of addresses when a DNS request arrives.

To understand what this has to do with server reliability it's important to remember thatrepparttar 142047 Domain Name Server (DNS) database maps a host name to their IP address. So instead of using a hard to remember series of numbers (IP address) we just type in your web browser, to get to your website.

Now, typically it takes at least 2 to 3 days to propagate or ‘spreadrepparttar 142048 word’ of your DNS info throughoutrepparttar 142049 internet. That's why when you register or transfer a domain name it isn't immediately available torepparttar 142050 person browsingrepparttar 142051 web.

This delay has stymiedrepparttar 142052 security benefits of hosting your site on multiple servers, as your website would be down for a couple of days if something went awry with one server. You would have to change your DNS to reflect your second server and wait days beforerepparttar 142053 change was picked up in routers onrepparttar 142054 internet.

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