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Wed Dec 8th, 2010 at 09:28:46 AM EST
Is there one? What happens if EuroTrib becomes a target for a DDOS attack?
The hosting requirements are absolutely generic, in terms of web software and database. So the bones of it is a matter of having regular, secure offline backups of both, and a few clues as to alternative hosting services if the site's host were to be closed down, or evict us.
It's easy enough to host the site off a home PC, for example, if it were required. The harder part is the DNS stuff (name resolution, so that people can still find the site at its new home). I confess I don't have a clue about that.
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The effect at least used to be known as "getting slashdoted" from small sites mentioned at /. getting more traffic then they could cope with.
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