CFUnited ColdFusion Server Survey
1.


What type of hosting service do you use:

Shared
VPS
Virtual/Cloud
Colocation
Dedicated
Internal
Don't Know
Other  
2.

How many servers do you host?

 

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3.


How many websites do you host?

 

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4.


Do you currently utilize managed services for:

Backups
Monitoring
Firewall and VPN
Intrusion Detection and Prevention
Disaster Recovery
Patching
Clustering
Other  
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5.

Where do you host?

Internally
Edgeweb
Hosting.com
Rackspace.com
INETU
Hostmysite.com
CFXHosting
CFDynamics
Intermedia.NET
FusionLink
CFMXHosting UK
Hostway
The Planet
Verio
Navisite
Peer 1
1 & 1
Media 3
CrystalTech
Amazon Cloud
Other  
6.

In reference the primary provider you chose above, how long have you used their hosting service? (Please include provider name in your answer)

 

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7.

In reference to the secondary provider you chose above, how long have you used their hosting service? (Please include provider name in your answer)

 

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8.

In reference to the provider(s) mentioned above, how would you rate them?

 Terrible Acceptable Average Good Superior 
Primary Company
Secondary Company
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9.


Please rank the following facters in choosing a hosting company:


(1 = Least)
 
Cost
Reputation
Flexibility
SLA
24/7 Support
Control Panel
Location
Uptime
ColdFusion Experience
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10.

What would you like your hosting provider to do that they are not current doing?

 

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11.

Which version of CF are you using?

CF 5
CF 6
CF 7
CF 8
CF 9
Enterprise
Standard
Railo
BlueDragon
12.

What Operating System do you use?

Windows
UNIX
13.


How many CF instances do you use?

1
2
3
4
5
Other  
14.

What are you using to monitor CF

FusionReactor
SeeFusion
ColdFusion Enterprise built in monitor
Other - homebrew
Nothing
15.


What is your database backend platform?

SQL Server
MySQL
Oracle
Postgres
Access
Other  
16.


What is the most common types of problem you have with your ColdFusion solutions

Overall Performance
Stability / Crashes
Running out of memory
Slow page response times
Database Issues
Bugs / Quality Issues
Session Peaks / Spiders / Bots overloading site
Other  
17.

How often do you experience problems on your site:

More than once per day
Once per day
A few times per week
A few times per month
A few times per year
Never
Other  
18.


How do you deal with problems:

Restart each time after a problem
Examine log files after a problem and fix the errors
Proactively monitor the server for potential problems and try to fix them before they occur
Other  
19.

When was the last time you had a problem with your site?

 

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20.

For how long was your service impacted?

 

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21.

What was the cause?

 

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22.

Is your site considered mission critical?

Yes
No
Other  
23.

If yes to question 22, do you have an SLA (Service Level Agreement)?

yes
no
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24.

How many hits does your website service per day?

 

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25.

Do you load test your site?

yes
no
Other  
26.


Do you have a staging server?

yes
no
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27.

What was the last time you tested a restore from backup?

 

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28.

Do you have special hosting needs?

PCI
HIPAA
SAS70 Type II compliant datacenter
Other  
29.

What other languages do you host:

.Net
PHP
Java
Rails
Other  
30.

Your CF trends - are you expecting to have:

More CF projects
Less CF projects
About the same CF projects
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31.


Do you see your ColdFusion hosting requirements:

Growing
Shrinking
Remaining the same
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32.

What is your role in hosting decisions:

Decision maker
Make Recommendation
Not Involved
Other  
33.

Comments

 

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34.

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35.

Please contact me about

CFUnited discounts
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Server performance tuning
Load testing
Code review
Security audit
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