I am currently hosting 30GB quota 60GB bandwidth measured through cpanel (or 120 through mrtg) on my own colocated server. The plans I offer to my resellers are of 1,2,..8GB quota.
Since the bandwidth prices in the country where I live are way too expensive I plan to move to the US.
1. Do you suggest a dedicated server?
1.1 What would be enough for me: Intel Celeron™ 2.4 GHz 1 GB RAM? Intel Pentium™ 4 3.0 GHz 1 GB Dual Channel DDR400? or something more advanced?
(I don't host any resource intensive apps).
My personal feelings are that Celeron's shouldn't be used in a hosting environment - there's nothing technically wrong with them in that capacity, just I don't think that they can really provide adequate performance in situations of heavy use (due to a DoS attack or some other event), the machine would more than likely fall over.
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For your hosting, any server larger than what you are currently using should suit your needs. But if you are planning on scaling up your system, a Pentium4 or equivalent AMD machine with plenty of RAM is suggested.
With VPS, there are a lot of options out there...you just have to look until you find what you need.
There is nothing what-so-ever wrong with a celeron..
I have a celeron that was DoSed a while back and i gotta say it held its own, didn't crash once.
But yes, as mrbister said, they're not that great for heavy dynamic content such as lots of MySQl or php sites.