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What's the best Java Hosting Solution?
Asked by myhero
Posted May 14 2012 05:34 AM
what is the best hosting solution for a spring framework application?
Answered by jeffa00
Posted Jun 01 2012 06:56 AM
An increasingly attractive option is to go the VPS (Virtual Private Server) route.
The downside is that you have to manage your server(s) yourself.
The upside is that you get to manage your server(s) yourself.
There are a number of VPS companies out there now, but two that seem good are Linode and ThrustVPS.
Between the two I'd say Thrust has lower cost options and Linode has a smoother interface for just a little more per month. Thrust also has both Windows and Linux options whereas Linode is Linux only.
In either case, you should be able to host java web apps for $20/month or less if they are not highly bandwidth, cpu or memory intensive.
My son runs a game server on a Windows based ThrustVPS server and so far it performs like a champ.
It's been a while since I worked with Java (I've been doing mostly Microsoft related stuff for the past several years), but the problem I always ran into with shared hosting was that Java just didn't like to play that way and the shared hosting was too expensive. My company had great success with servers we owned, but for personal projects it just didn't make sense. That has all changed with the low-cost VPS options.
Now I'm looking at what makes sense, and VPS works for me. My dilemma now is whether to go the Windows/ASP route or go back to Linux with Java, or perhaps something more exotic like node.js + nginx.
Of course yet another option is to go cloud based with Amazon or Microsoft. Both cloud offerings support Java, but unless you are really making money with your sites, I think you are better off with the fixed cost of a VPS. The cloud might be cheaper this month and cripplingly expensive next month depending on your traffic.
Cloud based options can scale up if demand spikes, but unless your revenue goes up faster than your cloud server costs, you could succeed yourself right into the poor house...
Answered by jacobkin
Posted Mar 10 2013 04:57 PM
I moved to oxxus.net a couple of months ago and so far everything has been smooth. They helped me with all the server stuff as I just didn't have time to figure it out, so I just deployed my app (the server came with Tomcat and MySQL already pre-installed:) Their pricing is also very reasonable, but most importantly for me, their support team has experience hosting java so they can jump in when I get stuck. Oh yeah it's a vps server I have
Answered by webpopart
Posted Apr 05 2013 01:06 AM
I use Oxxus hosting. They are specialized in Java hosting solutions. On their website they have a lot of useful information and tutorials about Java. What is most important to me, they pay attention to customer support and quickly resolve problems if they occur.