[Noisebridge-discuss] could you host my media wiki pages, 2-4 months?

Matthew Silvey matthew at dancewithdevils.com
Wed Nov 9 16:43:52 PST 2011


Couldn't one run MW on a micro instance?  Which should be effectively free.

On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 4:35 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:

> Huh.  ec2 instances are not backed up unless you write scripts to back
> them up to SOMEWHERE.  They are not salable unless you actually make them
> scalable (mysql replication, load balancing).  It isn't the "cloud" like
> you think it is.  Also ec2 or ec2 clones are over priced for a single wiki.
>  www.lowendbox.com for significantly cheaper VPS servers (that is really
> all ec2 is by itself).   Also, I don't charge for hosting sites.  At all.
>  You should really take a look at the hosting options out there
> and evaluate them first hand before deciding for or against ec2 or really
> any other option there.
>
>
> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 2:53 PM, John Adams <jna at retina.net> wrote:
>
>> Why not use Amazon EC2 with Elastic Block Store and S3 on a ec2-small
>> instance.  To the Cloud!
>>
>> Backed up, redundant, safe. Snapshot-able, scalable, and less than
>> $40/month.
>> Throw it on a credit card and pay for it when you have cash on hand.
>>
>> Anyone still dicking around with small servers that they are maintaining
>> in co-lo, by hand, are nuts.
>>
>> If you can't afford Ec2, go with GoGrid.
>>
>> -john
>>
>>
>> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 12:54 PM, Ronald Cotoni <setient at gmail.com> wrote:
>>
>>> I can host this.  I have a server located in a datacenter in
>>> Chicagoland.  I do daily, weekly and monthly backups.  I can even sync your
>>> backups offsite somewhere via ssh if you would like via rdiff-backup.  You
>>> will never lose your data again!  It also runs the familiar cPanel
>>> software.
>>>
>>> On Wed, Nov 9, 2011 at 12:20 PM, Frantisek Apfelbeck <algoldor at yahoo.com
>>> > wrote:
>>>
>>>> Hi to all,
>>>> My host provider justhost have lost all my data from my account (3
>>>> years worth of emails) and my webpages, they hardly apologized. I'm looking
>>>> for a place where I could install media wiki and host them there for 2-4
>>>> months before I find another provider (and I've money to pay for the
>>>> transfer, I'm now broke waiting for my first wages). The traffic and size
>>>> of the wiki should be quite low.
>>>>
>>>> If you could help me with that please let me know, the webpages are
>>>> down for more than two weeks (I was on the road when it happen).
>>>>
>>>> Sincerely,
>>>>
>>>> Frantisek
>>>>
>>>> PS I've got the wiki pages data through google cached pages so I just
>>>> need place where to install the media wiki and maybe a bit of help with the
>>>> installation, once I've the account I'm ready to go.
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>
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>>>
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