[H-GEN] Hosting possibilities
michael at anthon.net
Fri Jan 25 17:35:14 EST 2002
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I am currently using Telstra Big Puddle Direct for my home net access and
for hosting of my domain and mail. While this has been nice and stable it's
also a bit limiting, particularly in the volume of data I can download for a
reasonable fee .
I have been looking for alternative solutions to the hosting so that I can
move to another ISP for my dialin, one that has more reasonable rates.
Unfortunately the costs of straight web hosting seem to be a little on the
high side unless you don't want any more than about 50M of space and my
photo collection is already well over that (and no, it's not porn).
I guess this leads me to my first question. Does anybody know of a good
hosting package? I need php4 and mysql and maybe 250M or so of disk space.
The other thing I've been considering for a while is getting a group of
people with similar requirements to me and building a server that can be
co-hosted somewhere. The only price I've gotten so far is a very rough
$150/month, depending on data usage. With about 10 people that would make
it quite a reasonable setup.
Anyone got any thoughts or comments to throw at me?
 All you broadband users can stop whining about caps right now! To
download 3G would cost me $570 and it comes from the same *&$#% network
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