Absolutely. You can start out on a shared web server for a small site, and keep moving up and out to meet the demand of your users as your site grows. xcAuction is built to work on a shared web server and that will function fine for many sites. As your site grows and has more demanding needs, you may need to grow into a dedicated server. A dedicated server is the next step up for very active sites. When your site becomes so popular that you need to be able to move beyond what a single server can deliver, xcAuction can keep growing with you. xcAuction is built to scale up and out using a variety of methods such as web server farms and clustering solutions. These scalability techniques and platforms can allow your site to grow fantastically. From shared web servers; dedicated servers; to web server farms and clustering solutions, xcAuction is built to keep your site and you business moving and growing. Multiple server installations can vary significantly depending on the particulars of the clustering solution you might choose to use and may likely require assistance of XCENT to tune the software for your particular installation.

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