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 ?