Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

February 21st, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

Internet today is catering to mankind almost all the necessities of life. Today an individual can find almost anything on the cyberspace which interests him / her. Internet now has not merely been restricted to simply a means of communication. With advent of better technology internet is reaching at a rate faster than ever thought before. Songs and videos are now available online. Refinement in the equipments and expansion of the bandwidth of transmission has led to transmission of high quality videos. The demand for better quality videos at faster rates have grown manifold and this growth has not stopped yet. So the necessity for optimizing the videos available on the World Wide Web arose. This could be achieved via innumerable means available. But the popular option which is also a very effective one is the optimization of web videos with Ray Media Server Hosting.

Ray Media Server

Optimizing Web Videos with Ray Media Server Hosting

Ray Media Server is a product by Boonex and it is server software. This software enables one to stream live and high quality videos through the web server of the BounceWeb. Ray Media Server Hosting is nothing but the web hosting with none other than the Ray Media Server or the RMS as popularly known as. The Ray Media Server Hosting of the BounceWeb accords one to have streaming of the live videos or the pre-recorded videos from the community of the Orca web videos and the Boonex’s Dolphin. This facility is much like the facility provided by the YouTube video streaming.

By using Boonex Dolphin which is community server software, one can easily share, host or transmit videos by using web cams or pre-recorded videos. Moreover one can have faster streaming videos while uploading or downloading. This has given a new paradigm to inline videos. Nowadays chatting has been replaced by the more recent form of chatting that is the video chatting.

Ray Media Server Hosting helps one to use a large variety of online products offered by various web based companies which encompass products like boards, chats, video conferencing, video chatting. One can have a wide range of choices regarding VPS hosting, reseller or shared hosting for one’s own Boonex Dolphin websites. There are various forms of the Ray Media Server software available in the market which holds the capability of unlocking the huge amount of facility to the common masses. Once the Ray Media Server is activated one can visit as many Ray Media servers and have the videos of their choice at with streaming rates faster than imagined ever before.

Optimizing Videos

Now the question arises that why do we need to optimize videos available on the net. The answer is simple. Videos convey a lot where message is concerned and it’s an effective means of communication as it caters to a large number of people. Streaming of videos takes a lot of time. But with the advent of Ray Media Server Hosting, the streaming of high quality videos has become a child’s play.

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Using Sendmail with PHP

February 16th, 2011 | Posted under The Internet, Web Hosting, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Using Sendmail with PHP

Using Sendmail with PHP

Advancement in communication system gave mankind new arena for communicating with other people on this planet via internet which is one of the fastest and the cheapest modes of communication system. It’s a boon to mankind. The E-mail is the most popular form of conveying ones’ information to the others at rates which were unthinkable till present era. Now there are various protocols regarding the transfer of mails and their delivery systems on the internet. Using Sendmail with PHP is a way of communicating with others by following certain protocols on the internet or the cyber space as popularly known as.

Sendmail

Sendmail refers to a general purpose routing facility that is used for the inter network transfer of various mails and delivery methods. This facility includes Simple Mail Transfer Protocol (SMTP) for the transfer of mails on the internet. Sendmail is a mail transfer agent and is perhaps the most popular mail transfer agent frequently used on the internet. Sendmail is popular due to the fact that its position as standard mail transfer agent under the available versions of UNIX and many other operating systems which are similar to the UNIX.ARPANET delivermail, the original version of which was written by Allman, was shipped in 1979. The sendmail was then derived from its predecessor delivermail by Allman himself in early 1980s in UC Berkley.

By 2001 most of the mail servers which could reach to public very easily and in a widespread manner used Sendmail as the mail transfer agent on the internet. The main idea behind the design of the Sendmail was incorporation of a great deal of flexibility. But it may be very much intimidating for the rookies. It requires the usage of M4, a macro language which is used for hiding the complexity of the configuration, for the distribution of the packages of standard configuration which are delivered along with their source code. Sendmail supports a variety of transfer protocols including the DECnets, SMTP, ESMTP and many more.

PHP

Using Sendmail with PHP

PHP on the other hand is the Hypertext Pre-processor. This is a scripting language. It was developed with an aim of producing web pages which are dynamic in nature. Owing to this purpose, the PHP codes are often embedded into source documents of the HTML documents. They are then construed by the web servers having a module of the PHP processor, which are used for begetting webpage documents. PHP was actually the acronym for Personal Home Page. It was created by a Danish programmer Rasmus Lerdorf. In the absence of formal specification the effectuation of the PHP is put to realisation by the PHP group which provides the de-facto specification for the PHP.

Sendmail with PHP

Sendmail is a routing facility whereas PHP is a general purpose scripting language. Sendmail with PHP can be used to send a simple text e-mail, or an e-mail with HTML content, or with any other attachments. The PHP uses the mail () function for sending any mail. Basically PHP was developed as scripts as C programming language with Common Gateway Interface. The mail () function returns the value True if the message is sent successfully or false if its delivery fails.

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Integrating social networking with joomla

February 16th, 2011 | Posted under Content Management Systems, Internet Trends, The Internet | No Comments »

Integrating social networking with joomla

Integrating social networking with joomla

Joomla is the best web based content management system available on the internet. The core components are mainly based on PHP and database management on MySql. It supports a wide variety of plug-ins both free and commercial. There is also a good community support associated with the joomla package. The features include news flashes, blogs, polls, page cashing, search, RSS feeds etc. Social networking sites with joomla are quite easy with the right application. Some are described below.

Ninoholic

It is a community builder for social networking component in joomla. It is user friendly for building and maintaining online communities. It has 4 different login/registration processes. The administrators can get specific information details from the users without their authorization. There are many modules and packages. Custom photo, video, ads sharing etc are available. Members are also able to send private messages, edit photos, edit profile etc.

JomSocial

It is yet another social network site creator and maybe the best around. Its structure is very modular consisting of Jomcomment, MyBlog, JomSocial network and NiceTalk. It has many in-built features like customised profiles, manage and join groups, communicate with friends via private messages, share and upload photos and videos, integrate 3rd party components with the robust API. The interface to photos and videos and the site as a whole is awesome and there is also an opportunity for showcasing the recent events. It is very secure and can be easily integrated with sites like Facebook. There is also an event management system along with an activity stream. The open APIs allow the developers to create a myriad of plug-in to extend the functionalities further. The thousands of customisation is possible because of its core platform – joomla.

Integrating social networking with joomla

GroupJive

it became dormant for some time but has again been unleashed with a greater potential. It has some key features. It allows its users to moderate and form their own groups which are integrated into the very networking site. It is a very important tool for the web designers. It is also free and open to use by anyone. It provides various templates for the creation of the websites.

Integrating social networking with joomla

Community builder

it is an alternative to the popular joomla based networking site plug-in. It also has numerous features. Extended registration form is used to gather more information about a person before their registration. Additional user fields are provided to group community members based on certain parameters. Moderators can be created in communities to ease the work of an owner. The members have access to high level of customisations in their profiles. Language and CSS customisations are also available. The websites created with community builder are extremely stable and can be used where the traffic is very large.

Integrating social networking with joomla

Integration of social networking is easy in joomla. Web developers should give it a try!!

Various media extensions are also available to extend the site developed on joomla. It is very flexible along with the millions of customisations it is very good for both the beginner as well as the advanced users.

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Joomla Geo-Tagging Extensions

February 16th, 2011 | Posted under Content Management Systems, Internet Trends, The Internet | No Comments »

Joomla Geo-Tagging Extensions

joomla Geotagging Extensions

Content Management System (CMS) is the web application software which is used to keep track of the various contents running or stored in a website. The different contents it can work upon can vary from text documents, videos, music files or pictures.

Joomla is a CMS which is required to build applications in a website. Some of its features

Its free and an open source system.

Its web script is written in PHP and stores all its data in MySQL.

It is very easy to use and very flexible which makes it one of the most important CMS to be ever made.

It doesn’t require a person to know its technical issues, and can still use this.

It has got a list of extensions and modules that can manage all the applications on its own.

Geo-Tagging Extensions

Geo-tagging is the method to add geographical data associated to identification of locations in different mediums like pictures or videos. The data can be anything from geographical co-ordinates to detailed information on the specific location.

Joomla uses a wide range of geo-tagging modules. Some of them are

Geomla

joomla Geotagging Extensions

It is a free module that can be integrated into Joomla.

It is a powerful geo-tagging and targeting tool.

It can detect the IP address of a visitor in a particular website, and change the content of the website to that particular location automatically.

This can help to change the details in a site dynamically like the local stores available, or currency or additional features available to a place.

It has been built specially to allow many more features than any other geo-tagging modules that were used earlier.

Currently it can geo-tag different modules, various contents and sections.

Geo content

joomla Geotagging Extensions

It is a module that integrates Google Maps into a website.

It is a free module but only available in the commercial bundle pack of Joomla plug-ins.

It allows tagging on Google Maps and the modules are grouped into different layers.

It displays the overview maps with a set of lines or points or polygon where all of them can be represented simultaneously.

It is integrated with advanced control options, so than an expert in web designing can take control of the advanced features that it offers.

It is fully configurable and customizable.

Content-map

joomla Geotagging Extensions

It is another widely used geo-tagging plug-in available in Joomla.

It embeds Google Map in a website and allows geo-tagging different places and landmarks in it.

It allows content marker on a place in the maps, and can also manage multiple tags on the same map simultaneously.

It allows using the embedded map as a link to visit all the web pages associated with the tagged locations.

It allows Google Street View and Google Terrain Maps as its advanced options.

It’s very easy to install and use.

Geocode Factory

joomla Geotagging Extensions

It allows adding geocode tags and details in Google Maps.

Allows multiple markers to be on the same map.

Allows styles texts to be added on the map, and hence modifies the user profiles accordingly.

It can integrate unlimited number of Google Maps, each with their own set of controls to zoom and locate.

It also allows detailed profile fields such as a profile picture and can store other detailed information.

Automatic updating and manipulation of profiles.

Store Locator

joomla Geotagging Extensions

It tags the stores, and allows people to see them on map.

This is an efficient module that can easily locate the dealers, stores, and ATM and customer locations on the map.

It allows unlimited store tags to be shown on the same map.

It can automatically calculate the distance between two stores on the map.

Automatic tagging of previously marked locations and display of location details like position co-ordinates.

Open source, and easy to use.

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Best e-commerce applications on Joomla

January 24th, 2011 | Posted under Content Management Systems, Internet Trends, The Internet, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

Best e-commerce applications on joomla

Joomla is an open source content management system. It is developed for publishing various contents on the intranet and World Wide Web. It also includes MVC (model view controller) framework. The core software was created in PHP and databases are maintained in MySQL. This feature rich software includes RSS feeds, news flashes, polls, blogs, search, page cashing, printer friendly view of pages, language support and many more. Over 5000 plug-ins including free and commercial ones are available.

The numerous core features and plug-ins provide an excellent platform for developing ecommerce applications. A good support from the communities and forums available online is also available. The most important are as follows

jStore & jMarket

It is a good application based on joomla. It boasts of various features. Offline payment provides an alternative solution for customers to check out their bills. The home page is highly customisable along with the customer vendor forms. There is also a provision for unregistered visitors to register after purchasing. Only specific product modules can also be displayed if required. The new check-out feature has a quick compact view of the whole buying process.

Virtue Mart

It is the open source solution to e-commerce. It is a full e-commerce engine having many unique features.

It supports full 128 bit secure socket layer (ssl) encryption -128 bit.

Tax calculation based on the zone (city or state of a particular country).

Alternative currencies can be used like PayPal or internet banking etc.

It has a JavaScript powered web administration interface.

Quick search of products along with various notifications like out of stock or special offer or product delivery time and date etc.

Multiple images and files per product can be added.

On the fly currency conversion is also supported. Besides, there is also a flexible notification display.

Different prices of the same product based on the customer groups.

Product types classification is also available to better arrange the products.

Capable of live processing of credit cards along with alternative currencies like PayPal, 2Checkout, authorize.net etc.

Shipping modules include various shipping carrier options along with conversion rates. The main carriers include USPS, FedEx, Canada Post and InterShipper. Extension of the shipping modules can be done with shipping APIs.

This makes Virtue Mart the most preferred online store application. It works out of the box. High customisation is available for professional companies. It is surely the best application of its kind around.

Best e-commerce applications on joomla

Joomla Ecommerce edition

it is an extended version of the original joomla available. It has an inbuilt version of VirtueMart along with some other ecommerce development plug-ins. It is very good for beginners who do not have a proper knowledge of setting up ecommerce sites. The other tools for ecommerce also help out. This is actually the best ecommerce bundle available now.

E commerce is no doubt quite easy when you are using joomla and easier when using applications like VirtueMart. For those with a professional knowledge- it is the all powerful, and still the best also for beginners!!

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Design the web according to your choice

January 24th, 2011 | Posted under Content Management Systems, Internet Trends, The Internet | No Comments »

Design the web according to your choice

Whenever one thinks of driving a company or any business, he or she initially thinks of making his business popular. There are many who don’t know about any web programming language like PHP, ASP.NET, and VB.NET etc. There is a replacement for them who can develop their own sites to make their business popular and that is “Joomla”.

Joomla – Ease of Access

Joomla is totally a user friendly GUI (Graphical User Interface) enabled framework where end user can easily create websites according to their own will. Even one doesn’t need to know any programming language for using Joomla. Joomla is a web framework which is totally developed upon PHP and Joomla core developers made it so powerful and handy that a child can handle also.

Joomla GUI

Joomla GUI is totally developed upon PHP as I said earlier and it is of 3 versions.

Joomla 1.0.x

Joomla 1.5.x

Joomla 1.6.x

Joomla 1.6.x is the newest version though it is in beta development. Most popular versions are in Joomla 1.5.x category.

Design the web according to your choice

This is the GUI of Joomla 1.5.x and it has a great option for implementing different things or activities to one’s site to make a site vivid. They are as follows:

Components

Modules

Plugins

These are in total called “Extensions” and after implementing these, the site takes a vivid look.

Joomla Components

Joomla’s important section in extension is “Components”. Component is also a PHP Application Interface which can be implemented in Joomla easily and can control the usage of that component easily. Suppose one can want to implement a form for restaurant room rent. So, he or she can implement form components to Joomla to build a customized form graphically and can implement that form to his or her site. If anyone submits the form from his or her website, the owner of the site can easily observer the submissions. This is the rough idea of what a component is.

Mainly component is a PHP Framework API morsel which can be implemented throughout any page of Joomla’s website. There are different types of components to fill one’s need.

Joomla Modules

This is also a part of Joomla extension type but modules are applied in page layout positions. It is not implemented throughout any page of Joomla site like Component. It can stay with components but it is located in different positions of Joomla template layout.

Joomla Plugins

It is also a core extension like component, modules but it is not a graphical type extension. It is for joomla website integration to the World Wide Web to fulfil the site owner’s need. Suppose one need to embed YouTube videos to the articles of his or her joomla website, and then he or she needs plugin for implementing YouTube videos to the articles.

Design the web according to your choice

Joomla Templates

This is not categorised as an Extension of Joomla though one must know templating system in Joomla as an extended version in Joomla extension. One can easily implement website templates to the Joomla website.

Joomla Language

It is also an extended version of Joomla Extension for making one’s website multilingual.

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MySQL Application of CPanel – Revolution in the field of Web Hosting

January 24th, 2011 | Posted under Software, The Internet, Web Hosting | No Comments »

MySQL Application of CPanel – Revolution in the field of Web Hosting

MySQL Application of CPanel – Revolution in the field of Web Hosting

SQL, right from its invention in the field of webhosting, has been the most popular language which does multi tasking like- adding, managing and accessing contents of a database. It is basically famous for its reliability, quick processing ability, easy usage and flexibility. MySQL is a recently developed easily available but an open source Relational Database Management System (RDBMS) which makes use of SQL (Structured Query Language). Thus MySQL is an important part of every open source PHP application. Some of the famous and most reliable PHP/MySQL based scripts are- phpBB, osCommerce and Joomla. Cpanel on the other is a web hosting control panel which is UNIX based and provides an automation equipment and graphical interface to make the process of web hosting much simplified and reliable. Cpanel uses a 3 tier system that includes resellers, administrators and end users to control various functions of the website and server administration through another standard browser. The application based functions of Cpanel includes MySQL, PHP, Apache, Perl, etc.

Cpanel uses MySQL as an application based function. The Cpanel uses MySQL for the following purpose

Installation of MySQL by CPanel

MySQL is installed using the mysqlup script in Cpanel. This program directly connects to the Cpanel servers and verifies the latest RPM available and then downloads it. This script uses packages and ports on FreeBSD to install MySQL.

Distribution of MySQL using CPanel

Cpanel downloads a version file from its httpupdate servers. The advantage of this file is that it has a very specific layout which determines which version to download and then has to be installed in the server.

MySQL Application of CPanel – Revolution in the field of Web Hosting

Current Versions of MySQL supported by CPanel

The current versions of MySQL available which can be used in Cpanel are- 4.0, 4.1, and 5.0. The 4.0 version is not recommended for new servers. The 4.1 version of MySQL is the most widely used and updates are easily available from MySQL. It need not be updated from a current running server and scripts too run well in it. MySQL version 5.0 is the latest one and is recommended for all new servers. Manual upgradation of MySQL is possible but not at all recommended.

Naming Conventions of MySQL in CPanel

Cpanel allows MySQL users to prefix with their username for easy administration. Additional to all these, Cpanel also provides security facilities. It uses a setuid wrapper, which interacts with the MySQL database for security purpose.

Basic Troubleshooting of CPanel

The basic troubleshooting in MySQL is done through Logfiles. All MySQL Logfiles are located at:

Linux: /var/lib/mysql/’hostname’.err

FreeBSD: /var/db/mysql/’hostname’.err

/scripts/fixmysql  :  this will verify whether the Bundle::DBD::mysql perl module is installed or not.

Also if the privilege tables have not been installed and updated, then MySQL 4.x is installed, which runs the update scripts.

Cpanel was originally designed for speed hosting company. With its applications like MySQL, Cpanel evolved to be providing front-ends for numerous operations including management, distribution as well as trouble shooting of tasks. Along with MySQL, Cpanel ensures that software packages are kept up-to-date as well as user compatible.

MySQL Application of CPanel – Revolution in the field of Web Hosting

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CPanel software- making life easy for web hosts

January 18th, 2011 | Posted under Internet Trends, The Internet, Web Hosting Tips | No Comments »

CPanel software- making life easy for web hosts

cpanel software

CPanel has evolved as an organization winning loyality of its customers by providing them applications full of new and dependable features. Panel organizations are backed with a team of technical engineers, program developers and quality experts to provide excellent support and customer service. CPanel provides Multilevel of administrations which include reseller, end user, admin and email based interfaces. The advantage of cPanel lies in the fact that the multilevel provide easy usage, security, and flexibility to every user i.e. from server administrator to mail account users. Cpanel software can be purchased online or from any stores and can be installed worldwide on any server.

CPanel along with WHM (WebHost Manager) provides an interface to allow website owners manage their site efficiently. They help in management of websites by simplifying complex assignments and providing the novices power to manage their accounts. The lovely combination of cPanel with WHM provides the following facilities to fulfill the needs of hosting customers.

CPanel software

Simplicity

CPanel interface provides faster understanding and provides video tutorials to help users onscreen. This provides customers to manage their account efficiently without help from customer care staffs.

Security

CPanel with WHM provides virus protection, root kit detection, and other tools for locking the server. It not only keeps the server safe but also protects against new threats like-XSRF and XSS attacks.

Reliability

The service of cPanel is quite reliable as if it detects a failed service, it automatically logout and restarts the service. New improvised version which includes DNS Clustering system provides healthy and hassle-free performance.

Extensible

A variety of APIs are available for extending the functionality of this software. Many functions like creating and modifying of accounts are done using the combo of cPanel and WHM. A variety of new tasks which allows users to insert their own maintenance script while cPanel performs its own task like- changing the password of a user or update of MySQL. These tasks are possible by introducing the new XML and JSON API applications.

Update-ability

CPanel software automatically updates itself as well as the server’s software too. Fine control over automatic updates, allowing to disable it too if required is provided by the cPanel softwares.

Control of Server

Using cPanel a user is in full control of the server. The choice to use which version to run is entirely of the user. But the server can disable any specific function for a specific user if required. At times website owners can password protect a part of their sites and can even deactivate an account sharing the same password.

White-Label Reseller Support

CPanel and WHM allows white-label resellers to sell accounts. The cPanel logo and the name server can be replaced by resellers according to their own convenience.

Web Developer Friendly

CPanel gives wide range of facilities to web developers but keeping in view that their task doesn’t affect other users on the server.

Winding up shortly, the cPanel and WHM software packages is not only reliable but also makes life easy for website owners, developers and servers. It performs essential tasks easily, fastly and most reliably giving full freedom and satisfaction to the users.

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The Craze behind Podcasts and Hosting It on Your Website

January 10th, 2011 | Posted under Internet Trends, The Internet, Web Hosting | No Comments »

The Craze behind Podcasts and Hosting It on Your Website

Podcast are actual non streaming webcasts, mainly series of various digital files which may either be a video or audio format. These Podcast are often released episodically which could be easily downloaded with the help of web syndication. Podcast hosting has gained mass popularity in these recent days due to growing demand of innovation web feeds and iPods. Thus a podcast is an ultimate digital media for video or audio files which are episodic in nature, programme-driven, downloadable and very convenient to use. They are mainly used as automated feed with the computer software as “client application software”.

Statistics of podcast usage is given below

The craze behind podcasts and hosting it on your website

Delivery modes

The delivering mode of podcasting is unique and this differentiates it from other different types of accessing modes of media files through Internet like streamed webcasting or direct downloading. The list of various video and audio files which gets associated with some given series gets maintained centrally over the server of the distributer as web feeds. The viewers and listeners employs special “client application software” to access that web feed, for checking updates and also for downloading new recent files of that series. This software is known as podcatcher.  This entire process can also be automated, and then the recent uploaded files can be downloaded automatically from the server without any intervention of the user. Mostly the files get stored temporarily on the computer of the user. But there are other devices for reading files in offline modes too. Thus, gives a convenient and   simple access to the episodic contents. These are mostly used for audios which have formats like MP3 or Ogg Vorbis.

Common web feed logo for podcast

The craze behind podcasts and hosting it on your website

Podcast’s importance in the field of education

Podcast helps teachers and students to share lot of information through network connection server. If a particular student is unable to visit any lecture due to some unnatural circumstances then he or she can easily use Podcast to get the previously missed lecture. Teachers may also use Podcast to help students in preparing their lessons. It is also a very effective tool for the administrators and teachers to communicate for assignment, curriculum and various other interactions with community and parents for various purposes. Teachers can also record the book talks, foreign language learning session, vocabulary, music performance, debates and interviews. Podcasting also helps in publishing tools which helps students a lot in oral presentation. Another important learning media is also gaining mass popularity that is through video conferencing with the help of Video podcasts.

Podcast’s contribution in the field of Mobile Learning

Podcasting has also contributed a lot in the field of Mobile technology. Podcasting is categorized as M-learning mode of learning and teaching.  With the help of this technology one can even download videos on mobile and voice chatting through WAP or GPRS is another important contribution.

Thus we see that podcast has various contributions on various fields starting with the most important field the education field. Thus every web server is very much interested to host the podcast in their website to make their site popular among the common people, as this technology is very much useful for them.

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A look at the services provided by Amazon web services

October 27th, 2010 | Posted under Internet Trends, The Internet | No Comments »

A look at the services provided by Amazon web services

As we hear the name AMAZON what come into our mind are the greatest river of South America and the large marshy rain forest by the side of the river. But no, we are not talking about that rain forest. Here we are going to discuss about the Multinational Electronics company which has its headquarters in Seattle USA. Its real name is AMAZON Inc. But here we are going to talk about AMAZON.com it’s the online portal of the company wherein consumers get to buy things online.

A look at the services provided by Amazon web services

History

AMAZON was founded by Bezos in the year 1994. The company started as an online book store. The idea behind this store was that one of the largest bookstores like BRICK-AND-MORTAR and others could offer at the maximum of 200,000 books at a time while an online bookstore can offer many more. He wanted to tap the money from the internet gold rush which was in its initial stages of development.

The company started in July 1995 after being incorporated in the state of Washington. Later it again incorporated in Delaware. The first book sold by AMAZON.com was Douglas Hofstadter’s Fluid Concepts and Creative Analogies: Computer Models of the Fundamental Mechanisms of Thought.

Amazon got itself enlisted on NASDAQ and on May 15, 1997 it declared its Initial Public Offering (IPO) at a rate of $18.00 per share. With booming of the internet world its profit started increasing by leaps and bounds. By the fourth quarter of 2001 its profit grew up to $ 5million on the revenue of about $ 1billion.

A look at the services provided by Amazon web services

Products and Services

Amazon started trading in various goods and services after its initial success in field of online book stores. Its product line contains large varieties of various items which include CDs, Video tapes, DVDs, Consumer Electronic goods, kitchen items, lawn and garden items, sporting kits, baby products apparel and the list goes on and on.

Some more Product lines are as follows:

  • March 1999 saw AMAZON launching a web auction service.
  • By August 2005 AMAZON started selling products under the name “PINZON” which was its own trademark. The trademark made it clear that AMAZON was going to trade in textiles, utensils and other household goods all by itself.
  • By March 2007 Company decided to expand its trademark in order to have a trading market share on a large variety of items.
  • 25 September 2007 saw the launching of its own music online music store by the name AMAZON MP3.
  • Moreover August 2007 saw the launching of AMAZON FRESH wherein the company was to trade in various PERISHABLE and NON-PERISHABLE items especially grocery items.
  • Then there came a big leap in its wide variety of products and services. It started producing films. In 2008 AMAZON in collaboration with 20th Century Fox produced the movie THE STOLEN CHILD.

Amazon.com has become a giant in online trading. There are very few people on this planet who use online services for their daily needs and are not aware of the site. It has made life very easy and comfortable. The credit goes to visionary BEZOS who founded it.

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