The SternData web server is now operating in the cloud — Amazon's Elastic Cloud 2, to be exact. From the time I logged into Amazon's AWS Management Console until I had this server up and running was about 1.5 hours, and most of that was used uploading data from the old server. Best of all, this service is provided free, at least for the first year.
I selected the basic 32 bit Linux server (t1.micro) and installed MySQL locally. The package includes use of Amazon's database cloud and investigating that is on the to-do list. The dynamic IP address is managed by dyndns.com.and