[oclug] Co-location / hosting environments (Damian Gerow)
rjordan at numb.ca
Fri Jul 25 01:32:54 EDT 2008
You can do a real colo server for $45/mo (minimal bandwidth) which is
what I did. I'm running Gentoo Linux. They are very Linux friendly
though, and I think they even had a surcharge if you were running a
Windows server. I configured my box at home and mailed it to them.
It would seem Robert Echlin, on Thu, Jul 24, 2008 at 06:10:49PM -0700, wrote:
> Hi guys,
> thanks to Ross for the info about www.tera-byte.com. It doesn't seem to say what OS is on the virtual servers, not that I have $55/month available, in any case. Or do you pay them $150 to install an OS, if you don't like Win 2K, as mentioned under colo's?
> Info about places I have used:
> I have been using web-only hosting services at http://123ehost.com (http://talksoftware.echlin.ca) and http://Stormweb.ca (http://hogwartsalumni.com). -
> Well, OK, HogwartsAlumni is actually run by my wife's grad committee. I didn't get "the letter".
> Both are at least Canadian, and I found reasonably priced for web hosting.
> Thanks, Damian, for the info on http://isp-lists.isp-planet.com/isp-colo/
> Sounds not quite like what I want, as you thought, but thanks anyway, you never know when you might want to do some ISP-type stuff <grin>.
> And about the idea I have (one of many as for most people), no, not asking for assistance. No time to co-ordinate that much <grin>.
> Comes of being in a S.I.L.K family.
> (Single Income, Lotsa Kids)
> Mainly, after saying it was of interest to me, I wanted to make sure no one would ask me how it was coming along. <grin>
> Date: Tue, 22 Jul 2008 12:06:43 -0400
> From: Damian Gerow <dgerow at afflictions.org>
> Subject: Re: [oclug] Co-location / hosting environments (Damian Gerow)
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> Thus spake Ross Jordan (rjordan at numb.ca) [21/07/08 19:40]:
> : I've been using www.tera-byte.com for the last 3 years and generally been
> : happy with them. For low bandwidth servers, they are very affordable and
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