A excerpt of a post published elsewhere. A link to the original is at the bottom of this excerpt
A few months ago, I spoke to Coen, CTO at Radio + TV North-Holland (RTV NH). Being one of the most popular public broadcast organizations in the Netherlands, their website serves endless amounts of content. However, they had a problem in doing so.
They were running their portal from in-house servers connected to internet via an expensive uplink. These servers, limited in number and resources, were not able to cope with large spikes of traffic to their site and additionally they were having problems to renew the uplink with the telecom provider. They needed to find a solution and they needed it fast, as the uplink lease was ending in less than two months.[...]
Read the original post on Pere Hospital - Cloudways