[Noisebridge-discuss] decent and cheaper web hosts

Michael Shiloh michaelshiloh1010 at gmail.com
Mon Jan 17 09:12:58 PST 2011


Is this also where you run your mailing lists? What do they use for 
that? Mailman?

On 01/16/2011 06:10 PM, Lee Sonko wrote:
> I've been happy with Dreamhost for the last 4 years or so.
>
> Normally about $92/year, this weekend they've got a sale on hosting...
> $9 for a whole year. Wow.
>
> 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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> [mailto: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
>
> I use a tektonic.net <http://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)
>
> Having your own virtual machine, BTW, also means you can host as many
> domains on it as you want, not just the one.
>
>
> Best Regards.
>
> On Sun, Jan 16, 2011 at 14:37, Patrick Keys <citizenkeys at gmail.com
> <mailto:citizenkeys at gmail.com>> wrote:
>
> 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.
>
> 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.
>
> 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.
>
>
>
> Patrick
>
>
>
>
> 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
>>
>>
>>  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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