Which hosting option is best for me?

I need a stable, high availability service with regular data back-ups and on-site support at the University of Konstanz.
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I need short-term server resources for tests, experiments, development tasks or course materials. I will take care of backing up and securing data myself. Availability is not my top requirement.
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I need server space for a website, blog or other web application that is Linux-, MySQL- or PHP-based.
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I need a wiki for sharing knowledge and experiences and for documentation purposes. All authorized users should be able to both view and edit the wiki pages.
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Details about each service

KIM virtual servers

  •  a service provided by the University of Konstanz for its staff members
  • virtual VMware-based servers
  • available with Windows or Linux operating systems
  • physically located at the University of Konstanz
  • prices based on amount of RAM, disk space and CPUs required
  • daily back-ups and ability to restore content for up to 30 day afterwards

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bwCloud

  • a service for all state employees, researchers and students at universities in Baden-Württemberg
  • virtual machines available via OpenStack
  • imaging of different Linux distributions available
  • physically located in Mannheim, Ulm, Freiburg and Karlsruhe
  • currently offered free of charge; this may, however, change
  • data back-ups are the user’s responsibility

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Web server

  • service offered for research and teaching purposes at the University of Konstanz
  • reserved section of a turnkey web server
  • Linux operating system with PHP script and a MySQL database
  • free for university staff members
  • physically located at the University of Konstanz
  • daily back-ups and ability to restore web space and database

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Wiki hosting

  • service offered by the University of Konstanz for research and teaching purposes
  • own preconfigured turnkey wiki
  • MediaWiki software, add-ons possible
  • free for university staff members
  • physically located at the University of Konstanz
  • daily back-ups and ability to restore web space and database

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