[Noisebridge-discuss] decent and cheaper web hosts

Sean Cusack sean.p.cusack at gmail.com
Sun Jan 16 19:07:43 PST 2011


I use bluehost - $6.95/mo, and its been pretty pimpin' (for my Joomla based
site).

Sean

On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 6:10 PM, Lee Sonko <leelist at lee.org> wrote:

>  I've been happy with Dreamhost for the last 4 years or so.
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> Normally about $92/year,  this weekend they've got a sale on hosting... $9
> for a whole year. Wow.
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> No root access but shells and FTP and web and such. And one-click installs
> (and upgrades) of things like Wordpress, Mediawiki etc.
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> noisebridge-discuss-bounces at lists.noisebridge.net] *On Behalf Of *T
> *Sent:* Sunday, January 16, 2011 5:23 PM
> *To:* Patrick Keys
> *Cc:* noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> *Subject:* Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] decent and cheaper web hosts
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> I use a tektonic.net virtual debian machine with root for $15/mo.  Doesn't
> look like they have the "unmetered" plans anymore so be careful with network
> usage (if you get slashdotted you could have quite a bill unless you put in
> your own rate limits)
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> Having your own virtual machine, BTW, also means you can host as many
> domains on it as you want, not just the one.
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> Best Regards.
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>  On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 14:37, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com>
> wrote:
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> Frantisek,
> I recommend a "virtual root" server instead of just hosting.
> Virtual root gives you a dedicated virtual linux server, so you can ssh
> into it and run whatever you want.
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> I use slicehost, which is $20 a month but they're very reliable and
> owned by Rackspace. http://www.slicehost.com/ .  I stay with slicehost
> because I've used them for years.  If you google for "virtual root" you
> will probably find some better deals.
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> If you get a virtual root server, I will setup apache, php, mysql, and
> mediawiki wiki for you.  Should only take me about an hour to get it all
> done.
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> Patrick
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> On 1/16/2011 11:36 AM, Frantisek Apfelbeck wrote:
> > Hi to All!
> > I've a favour to ask and it is something which I'm not very good at. I've
> a
> > domain http://frantisekapfelbeck.org which I've registred with
> > http://justhost.com and it is also hosted there until 22 January 2011.
> They are
> > asking for $71.42 for hosting for the next year. I think that it was just
> $35
> > last year and it is starting to seem to me a bit expensive. Could someone
> tell
> > me if there are some other decent but cheaper providers/hosts? I've found
> these
> > details about my domain
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> > http://www.networksolutions.com/whois-search/frantisekapfelbeck.org
> >
> > so I hope that I can transfer it somewhere else. Once I'm in the process
> I would
> > like to change the "interface" to a wikimedia format but that is a
> different
> > story.
> >
> > If anyone can help me with this issue, I would really appreciate it.
> Please
> > write to me directlly or copy me if you post to the Noisebridge discuss.
> >
> > Thanks a lot,
> >
> > Sincerely,
> >
> > Frantisek
> >
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