The Five Stages of Hosting

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As a proud VPS survivor, I thought it might be fun to write up five common options for hosting a web business, ranked in decreasing order of ‘cloudiness’. People who aren’t interested in this kind of minutia would be wise to pull the rip cord right here.

This is a very helpful article for those of us who might be thinking about developing a small web back end for our own apps at some point.