Type of site
Image Hosting Service
Social content website
PicsOrLinks is a website for sharing pics, links, and image hyperlinks called plicks. It was founded by Harsh Jiandani, Thomas Rodriguez, and Vikram Jiandani in December 2008. It's the first website to provide both free image hosting and URL redirection services.
PicsOrLinks is used by members to store & share pictures, links, plicks, and slideshows. Users can post pics, plicks, and slideshows on forums and social networking sites like Facebook and MySpace.
PicOrLinks provides 100 megabytes of additional online storage space to each user every month. Users can promote their uploaded content with Plick Cards and order prints, cards, and other gear.
Plicks: Plicks are a safer type of [read more...]
- Video hosting service
Types of Internet hosting service
Virtual private server · Dedicated hosting · Colocation centre · Cloud hosting
Free hosting · Shared · Clustered · Reseller
Application-specific web hosting
Blog (comments) · Guild hosting · Image · Video · Wiki farms · Application · Social network
By content format
File · Image · Video · Music
Remote backup · Game server · DNS · E-mail
A video hosting service allows individuals to upload video clips to an Internet website. The video host will then store the video on its server, and show the individual different types of code to allow others to view this video. The website, mainly used as the video hosting website, is usually called the video sharing website.
Further information: List of video hosting websites
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ShowMeDo is a video sharing website where users can upload, view and share Video tutorials.
Most of the screencasts focus on themes related to computer programming languages and Open Source software, especially Python.
ShowMeDo was created at the end of 2005 by Ian Ozsvald and Kyran Dale as a learning platform to host and share self-produced Screencasts and Video Tutorials.
Users on ShowMeDo often upload not only a single video-tutorial, but whole series, covering several related subjects.
While nearly all of ShowMeDo videos are made in English, a small number of Non-English videos exist (primarily German).
Most of ShowMeDo videos are free to watch for everyone. Since 2008, a [read more...]
- Amazon Machine Image
An Amazon Machine Image (AMI) is a special type of virtual appliance which is used to instantiate (create) a virtual machine within the Amazon Elastic Compute Cloud. It serves as the basic unit of deployment for services delivered using EC2.
Like all virtual appliances, the main component of an AMI is a read-only filesystem image which includes an operating system (e.g., Linux, UNIX, or Windows) and any additional software required to deliver a service or a portion of it.
The AMI filesystem is compressed, encrypted, signed, split into a series of 10MB chunks and uploaded into Amazon S3 for storage. An XML manifest file stores information about the AMI, including name, version, architecture, default kernel id, decryption key and digests for all of the filesystem chunks.
An AMI does not include a kernel image, only a pointer to the default kernel id, which can be chosen from an approved list of safe kernels maintained by Amazon and its partners (e.g., RedHat, Canonical, [read more...]
Qaym is a review site specialized at user-based reviews on restaurants around the world and mainly Arabian restaurants in the Arabian region.The website runs a social networking, user review, and local search using the second generation of web Web 2.0. The website is aimed to deliver good restaurant reviews and easy access contents for Arab readers.
Qaym started in 2006 as beta version.The beta version was a basic prototype to test the system's performance by selected professional users and normal internet users.By late 2007 Qaym was officially released to public.
Qaym was mentioned on some Saudi local newspapers such as AlRiyadh and Aleqtasdia. Several remarks was mentioned about Qaym such as that it is one of its kind in Saudi Arabia.
^ http://www.aleqt.com/2009/04/02/article_210762.html / Article from Aleqtasdia Newspaper
^ http://www.alriyadh.com/2009/04/03/article419783.html / Article from AlRiyadh Newspaper
Claranet is an ISP and Managed services provider.
Claranet provides network, hosting and managed application services in the UK, France, Germany, The Netherlands (Benelux), Portugal, and Spain. Charles Nasser founded the ISP in 1996 and by 1999 had 150 thousand subscribers.
Claranet has grown its business through a number of acquisitions, including Netscalibur in 2003, via net.works uk in 2004 and in 2005, Amen Group, via net.works Europe and Artful.
Claranet was the first UK service provider to offer IPv6-enabled networks.