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Where to host

OS and SW can be hosted

or on some combination of these.

Most practical choice (especially for new projects) is a public cloud provider, because:

Cloud platforms:

  1. Amazon Web Services (AWS) - leader, broadest array of services
  2. Google Cloud Platform (GCP) - technologically advanced, user friendly
  3. DigitalOcean - simpler, good for developers

Source: ULSAH 5th (2017), 1.11