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## Running a website

- [Dealing with abusive users](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1191238)
- [How do big web sites roll out new versions?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=411282)


- [Anyone hosting their site on servers in their garage?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1567330)
- [Where do you host your webapp?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1564897)
- [VPS management for the absolute beginner](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1564680)
- [Managing my own server.](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1482222)
- [Managed dedicated hosting recommendations](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1464357)
- [Which CDN do you use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1445625)
- [Small, cheap server?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1443466)
- [Prgmr is unreliable. Please advise on VPS hosting.](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1432386)
- [Who’s using Google App Engine?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1239144)
- [What hosting do you use for personal projects?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1005067)
- [Dreamhost VPS](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=963623)
- [How do you handle server security/intrusion monitoring?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=956167)
- [Anyone used Amazon EC2 with a database or other high IO operation?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=943046)
- [Is it necessary to backup S3?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=821650)
- [Which cloud host do you use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=595950)
- [AWS or dedicated server?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=419460)
- [slicehost-like providers outside the US?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=405946)

Server software

- [I really don’t understand node.js, could someone explain it to me?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1447235)
- [What web server do you use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1414076)


- [What database does your startup use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1411937)
- [I want to start learning about databases, where should I start?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1427422)
- [Anyone used XtraDB from Percona (instead of InnoDB)?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=883761)
- [Which persistent in-memory database to use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=626787)
- [Use MySQL as a non-relational database](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=599582)
- [What database would you use to store (min) 10 billion objects?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=598973)

Domain names

- [Should I try to get squatted domain or use domain hack?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1489901)
- [How should I approach buying my ideal domain name?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1198541)
- [Is a .net domain good enough?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1061920)
- [Is it worth buying misspellings around your domain name?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=939411)
- [Do you buy related domains early on (.net, .org, similar spellings)?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=879298)
- [how to buy a domain name from a squatter?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=853228)
- [Where do you buy domain names?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=377301)


- [How to do payments between users on my site?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1493421)
- [As a non-US resident, how do I accept CC payments on my website?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1392842)
- [What’s the most simple way to accept monthly subscription fees?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1206993)
- [What payment gateways do you use for your app?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1182653)
- [I’ve built a product - how do I take payments in the UK?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1074860)
- [Is there a cheap way to get money from customers (Not PayPal etc)](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=948036)
- [A subscription/recurring billing service that just works. Any ideas?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=918700)
- [Alternative to Authorize.net?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=686053)
- [how do you process payments?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=526517)
- [Best Micro Payment provider?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=432284)


- [Google Analytics for Startups?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1454304)
- [How accurate are Alexa/Compete/Quantcast for your website(s)?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1401645)
- [Any alternatives to Mixpanel ?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1213204)
- [What do you use for tracking your users?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=930121)
- [Please Suggest a Real Time Web Analytics Tool](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=662888)
- [What do you do for analytics?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=476509)
- [What do you wish Google Analytics would do?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=461131)


- [where do you get your SSL certificates?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1431947)
- [Which SSL Cert to Buy?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1317987)
- [Why are SSL certificates so expensive?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=530600)
- [Where should I buy an SSL certificate for my site?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=464916)


- [do you use a SERP ranking service ? Which one ?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1483706)
- [Overcoming engineer/developer bias against SEO](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1402544)
- [“Basic SEO”?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1176294)

Building Traffic

- [How to get the first 10 users?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1478219)
- [Jump starting techniques for a new site?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1564396)
- [How to get major bloggers write about my bootstrapped startup?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1351460)
- [How long after launch did you get your first customer?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1019087)
- [How do you go about spreading the word about your product or service?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=947614)
- [Which blogs did you contact to get coverage when you launched?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=908275)
- [Getting users](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=902322)
- [How do I get to that next level of traffic?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=386175)


- [keeping services up and running?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1368855)
- [Patterns for deploying webapp updates with no downtime](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1265465)
- [How do you test your web applications?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1228950)
- [What do you use to monitor your web application?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1123172)
- [Best practices for server redundancy?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1074747)
- [Which server monitoring tool do you use?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=670079)


- [List of open/public databases](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1493768)
- [What data set would you like to see/use, but doesn’t exist?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1484960)
- [Best Text Mining Resources](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=1426800)
- [I want to learn statistics and data mining](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=954677)
- [How or Where can I get data sets?](http://news.ycombinator.com/item?id=764982)