Solved

I need a hosting for tomcat/mysql for broadleaf ecommerce

Posted on 2014-09-25
7
409 Views
Last Modified: 2014-10-02
For broadleaf , I need tomcat/mysql.
I need one or two stores based on broad leaf and one static or may be wordpress based company site.

Is amazon cloud storage will be cheap. Any other option which is cheap on budget and easy to manage.
And what are Amazon s3, or EC2 etc.

Thanks in advance.
0
Comment
Question by:K2516
  • 4
  • 3
7 Comments
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:arnold
ID: 40346259
The S3 and EC2 are described and prices included on their site under amazon.com/EC2 and amazon.com/S3.
Do you know what your current setup resource consumption is storage will be based on your site plus the increasing size of the database for every new client/product/purchase.
0
 

Author Comment

by:K2516
ID: 40354975
Currently I have no idea but it will be normal ecommerce website. I could not understand there way of describing the price. For example if I have Broadleaf setup (ecommerce solution based on java/tomcat) and have 10 products.
0
 
LVL 77

Expert Comment

by:arnold
ID: 40356178
Not sure what you mean by Normal ecommerce.

One pricing model deals with you paying based on demand, I.e. Monday your site consumed four hours of resources, Tuesday it was six hours, Wednesday, and Thursday two hours each, Friday, 8 Saturday and Sunday 0.

The other variability in the price calculation is whether additional resources were needed beyond the package spec I.e the two hours on Wednesday saw 10 times the number of requests on a per hour basis than you thought. I.e package spec is for 100 requests per minutes, on Wednesday there were 1000 for the two hour duration.
....

If you need help in designing, planning out, you need to provide context and some data.

One option is to obtain a VPS  from a hosting provider which will provide a more consistent expense I.e.x per month. You can use this as the baseline in the planing of the cloud based hoping and will be in a Better position to estimate the range of your costs.

Do you have a working example on your own system of the site you wants?
There are tools available that will simulate the requests interaction such that you can baseline your needs based on your own assumptions.
0
Migrating Your Company's PCs

To keep pace with competitors, businesses must keep employees productive, and that means providing them with the latest technology. This document provides the tips and tricks you need to help you migrate an outdated PC fleet to new desktops, laptops, and tablets.

 

Author Comment

by:K2516
ID: 40356306
Actually I am don't under stand the pricing modal.
Let me ask the other way:

Suppose I have cloud service from Amazon and I installed Tomcat and MySQL and deploy an web application (ECommerce website) like http://demo.broadleafcommerce.org/

As my understanding, please correct me if I am wrong, if tomcat server is running 24 hours to keep website live all the time, they will charge me for 24 hours time regardless the fact that how many user visited the website. As server is on for 24 hours so they will charge for 24 hours time. In case if I shut down the server for 20 hours and start only for 4 hours then they will charge me for 4 hours.
Am I correct?

I have one website like http://ivitaminrack.com/ in WordPress, few users visit the website.

Sorry guys I am confused and not able to understand this pricing modal properly.

But as general, for small eCommerce websites or beginner's eCommerce website which option is cheap?
VPS or cloud service
0
 
LVL 77

Accepted Solution

by:
arnold earned 500 total points
ID: 40356368
It depends on which package you choose.

They have the on-demand package meaning you will be charged for time when there is access/usage of the resources. They also have the scaling option such that the resource requirement ts grow, to avoid slow response they dynamically increase capacity and charge you for that.

The other packages presume the system is always on and thus is charged occordingly.

Shared hosting is usually the cheapest. VPS is next, cloud
0
 
LVL 77

Assisted Solution

by:arnold
arnold earned 500 total points
ID: 40356376
Not endorsing, no affiliation have not used, but searching for a shared hosting that includes tomcat, http://www.hostjava.net/shared-tomcat.html is one.

The difficulty is that you do not have info on how much resources your site needs to start.

I still believe, setting this up on your own local system including VMS, vmware, virtualbox, hyper-v that uses centos/ubuntu/debian. This will provide you with experience on configuring the e-comerce as well as include continuing testing/improvement .......
0
 

Author Comment

by:K2516
ID: 40356943
Thank you.  

Now I have much better understanding.

I will use first shared hosting mentioned above by Arnold.
0

Featured Post

Best Practices: Disaster Recovery Testing

Besides backup, any IT division should have a disaster recovery plan. You will find a few tips below relating to the development of such a plan and to what issues one should pay special attention in the course of backup planning.

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

Suggested Solutions

Title # Comments Views Activity
Best Server Board For The Money 19 99
Repairing a physically broken flash drive 4 55
can't able to access NAS using my AD credentials 4 43
Azure Blob Storage Account 4 42
Create your own, high-performance VM backup appliance by installing NAKIVO Backup & Replication directly onto a Synology NAS!
Many businesses neglect disaster recovery and treat it as an after-thought. I can tell you first hand that data will be lost, hard drives die, servers will be hacked, and careless (or malicious) employees can ruin your data.
This video teaches viewers how to encrypt an external drive that requires a password to read and edit the drive. All tasks are done in Disk Utility. Plug in the external drive you wish to encrypt: Make sure all previous data on the drive has been …
This tutorial will walk an individual through the process of installing the necessary services and then configuring a Windows Server 2012 system as an iSCSI target. To install the necessary roles, go to Server Manager, and select Add Roles and Featu…

840 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question