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Google Domains Available For Beta Testing

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Between search, email, social networking, online mapping and a host of other services, it seems like Google has had its hand in just about every major aspect of Internet business - except one. Until now, Google has been notably absent from domain hosting, instead instructing people to check out their domain partners such as eNom.com and GoDaddy.com.

Google has now launched an invite-only beta version of "Google Domains" as a test for a possible hosting service. The launch comes only a few weeks after GoDaddy filed for an IPO.

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The Advantages of Using a More Advanced Hosting Setup

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When most people think of hosting, they are thinking of public cloud services; with good reason. Public cloud hosting services are the most common on the Internet - where perhaps thousands of different users will share the same servers.

However, public cloud hosting comes with some disadvantages that can make larger businesses or webmasters that store sensitive data nervous. For example, government web sites, customer information, just to name a few. This being said, there are many advantages of using a more advanced hosting setup.

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What You Should Know About Hosting on a Managed Private Cloud Solution

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Hosting on a managed private cloud solution offers some major differences from hosting on a public cloud - mainly in the areas of customization and security. On a public cloud, a variety of users access the same servers to store their data - reducing cost and creating an on-demand resource center.

However, public clouds also feature a lack of security that a managed private cloud solution can offer. Before choosing a managed private cloud solution for your data storage and connectivity needs, there are a few cloud hosting options that you should know about.

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Hosting 101: Hosting Options for Dummies

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It's often difficult to imagine that every bit of information on the Internet has to be stored on some sort of physical device. Before the Internet became popularized, web masters usually just bought their own servers and hosted their web applications on their own equipment.

However, it wasn't long before people began amassing these physical servers and renting the space out to hungry web site owners. While many web masters that still host their websites on their own servers, there are many hosting options that you can use to host your web applications on while saving money and improving flexibility.

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