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Advise on Server,softwares required !!

Hello,

        Iam looking to host a web based .NET application which uses MS-SQL as database. I need to what type of hosting should i choose.

1. Application Type - Billing and internal Operations
2. Number of users at a time - 100 to 300.


Hosting Types - Which is preferred ?

1. Cloud Based ?
2. Dedicated ?

Resources Required ?

1. What should be the Processor ? - Single , Dual , Quad or XEON ?
2. What should be Minimum RAM size.
3. Storage - 1 to 2 TB is sufficient ?
4. What should be Firewall preferred ?
5. What should be the Best Antivirus to protect Server ?
6. Which MS-SQL db server is preferred ?

Questions regarding Fail over -

1. How it should be managed ?
2. In server level or the database or application level. Please advise ?


Best Dedicated / Cloud servers as per your experiance ?

Thanks !!
Windows NetworkingASP.NETMicrosoft SQL ServerWindows Server 2008Microsoft IIS Web Server

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Scott Fell

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Please advise any good rated Dedicated servers provided by any companies, If any of the expert uses them for long period , we feel it would be good reference ..
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I'm still waiting for more inputs for other experts..
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Start with the smallest rackspace windows 2012 server and put SQL express on it. About $120/mo. You can easily scale up to a bigger one if your run low on resources.
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