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Whats a way to find web hosting servers closest to your location?

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  1. It web hosting, why does it matter?
  2. rgd1101 said:
    It web hosting, why does it matter?


    I like the idea of having the servers close to me as possible. Sure they all connect to the www, but haven't it stored closer to home seems nice
  3. rgd1101 said:
    It web hosting, why does it matter?


    I like the idea of having the servers close to me as possible. Sure they all connect to the www, but haven't it stored closer to home seems nice
  4. Naer said:
    rgd1101 said:
    It web hosting, why does it matter?


    I like the idea of having the servers close to me as possible. Sure they all connect to the www, but haven't it stored closer to home seems nice


    There is probably no way to really tell where a particular companies servers are. Or where your stuff actually is.
    Company with offices in Virginia, server farms in Iowa, Florida, Taiwan, or Bulgaria.

    Just have to closely investigate that particular company.
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    Naer said:
    rgd1101 said:
    It web hosting, why does it matter?


    I like the idea of having the servers close to me as possible. Sure they all connect to the www, but haven't it stored closer to home seems nice


    Given that electricity, and therefore internet traffic, moves at 66%-97% of the speed of light a couple hundred miles won't make a noticeable difference. Even several hundred thousand miles wouldn't ding your latency by much and that's all assuming only copper wires in the network. We also have fiber optics to think about which DO move at the speed of light. Point being, you're not going to be stopping by your web hosting site to manually upload content to the web server. Everything you do will be done remotely, and server storage facilities are typically built in places where the servers will be safeguarded against as many dangers as possible. They're probably safer wherever they are than if they were "close to you as possible".
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