I am planning for a RSS service where users will be able to create custom feeds with content pulled from a mySQL database.
I have heard RSS feeds eat up a lot of bandwith... Do I need a dedicated server?
PS Is there a way to reduce bandwith with RSS?
PPS I am still looking for the programmer to work on this project so if you are a coder and are knowledgeable with php, mySQL and RSS, PM or email me at myleena [at] gmail.com
RSS feeds dont consume bandwidth. They are plain text files as html files, except for their content.
You dont need a dedicated server to produce rss feeds. I have site that pulls over 1000 rss feeds ever 15 minutes, parses them, stores them into a mysql db. this mysql db is also frequently used for outputting the feeds too. This doesnt even take a .10 cpu