you are doing any sort of online business you know that access to your
data is something that can make or break your business.
internet marketers use shared hosting plans to run their business. And
there is nothing wrong with that. In fact it is smart to do it that way
until your business outgrows shared hosting and you need an upgrade.
shared hosting has it's own issues. For instance "Unlimited Space" and
"Unlimited Bandwidth". Those statements simply are not true. There is
no such thing as either on shared hosting.
But the biggest issue
that will get you is if you start using too many CPU cycles. All of a
sudden you will find your site is down! That can be very troublesome,
especially if you have a launch going on or have just started a
Luckily there is a SIMPLE
All you have to do
is offload some of the load to
Simple Storage Service".
to your stored data will always be available. Plus you can expect fast
access and download speeds. Also your data is stored on multiple
redundant servers to make sure it never gets lost.
you're running on a dedicated server or a shared server it is a good
idea to remove big processing jobs from your own server. For instance
if you are streaming video from your own site you will use a ton of
resources. It doesn't take very many visitors to put you over the
threshold for a shared server.
However if you move the streaming
over to Amazon S3 you can accommodate a lot more visitors and give them
a faster viewing experience.
lose any more customers because they couldn't access your site or it
loaded too slow and they gave up!
Amazon S3 Will improve your site's performance and keep your web host
happy. And the good news is that it is inexpensive to use!