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Remote backup? What remote backup?

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cloud storageHere’s a little secret that few talk about openly: hardware breaks. Sometimes badly. Hard disks fail, servers go down, the works.
And it’s OK! All you got to do is be prepared.

[French] Interview with CCIFC

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logoLast year for the Connexions Magazine of CCIFC, the French Chamber of Commerce in China, Renaud se Spens was kind enough to interview me about the challenges of hosting Web sites and applications in China. It was quite an interesting experience and the whole magazine was dealing with all aspects of Internet in China, from development to mobile.

Happy mid-autumn festival!

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The Mid-Autumn festival (中秋節 in Simplified Chinese, zhōngqiū jié in pinyin), also called Moon Festival, is the occasion for families to gather together and share a happy moment. The traditional moon cakes are exchanged and eaten, and big dinners with family or friends, preferably outside and under the light of lanterns. We wish you a very happy time and enjoy your moon cakes!

In China, should you use a .com, a .cn or a .com.cn domain?

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There is a common myth that using a .cn or .com.cn domain helps making your site more visible in China. This is just that, a myth. From a SEO (Search /engine Optimization) point of view, there is no specific advantage to be gained by using a .cn or .com.cn domain.

Why hosting your website in China?

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Whether you’re new to Chinese market or having business since a long time, you surely know that Internet in China is pretty specific. International hosting solutions don’t work all that well, every-day services such as Google can be unreliable, and your target visitors use specific tools such as Weibo, Baidu etc.