Hosting: Who do you have?

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  1. neonwheels

    neonwheels New Member

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    What do you guys use for your host?

    I'm looking at starting up a website and I've been out of the game for a while, what's out there?:x:
     
  2. Kingfisher

    Kingfisher Keepin L's lit

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    Dreamhost, promotional codes are all over the web
     
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    I work for a webhosting company and have a couple of servers colocated.
     
  5. neonwheels

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    Prices?
     
  6. mahal.

    mahal. mahal kita? OT Supporter

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    i've been using bmchosting.com for the past 3 years. i'm happy with them so far.
     
  7. Schproda

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    I use powweb.com. Email, ftp, stats, web, cgi, installables and everything is available right there from your web portal. $7.77 a month.
     
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    I use Myriad Network. It's not as cheap as some of the other hosts, but I don't mind that because I'm very concerned with reliability and service. They have a 100% uptime guarantee (1 hour downtime = 1 day prorated refund). I haven't had to use it in the 2.5 years I've been with them. I've had absolutely zero issues. Every support request (based on my own questions and needs, not from service problems) has been answered within 4-30 minutes.

    They're at http://www.myriadnetwork.com/

    Or, if you wish to help me out, click this link instead so I can get credit if you decide to purchase. I know this taints my post somewhat, but :hsughno:.
     
  9. lulu_grl

    lulu_grl hi2u!

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    piratepenguin New Member

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    I have meeeee :)
    Use my desktop computer for hosting the random crap I have, it's on, well, long enough.
     
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    I just use the hosting provided by my isp as part of the internet package. I figure it's part of the service I'm paying for, so I should probably put it to some use.
     
  12. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    definitely not the best.

    Heck, for the same money you can get a dreamhost account with like 60GB storage and a few terabytes of bw.
     
  14. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    way to not post a link that could help the OP make the comparison.
     
  15. MrBrotato

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    A dreamhost link has already been posted. And also, unlimited bandwidth is not possible, NEVER buy from a host that offers you "unlimited" bandwidth.

    Anyways, I have a 1and1 business package. I first signed up when they opened their datacenter in the U.S. and I got a 3-year free plan. Now I'm on their business package for I think $7.49 a month.
    • 3 free domains
    • 100 GB web space
    • 2,000 e-mail accounts
    • 1 TB bandwidth
    They also have very good uptime, I have never found my websites to be down in 4 years.
    http://www.1and1.com/?k_id=6486044
     
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  16. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    I'm not sure why you are saying it's not possible but they have it advertised as unlimited...so if I buy it...it had better damned well be unlimited. If it's not possible and they are advertising as it is possible....they are open to litigation.

    It's highly unlikely that a company that has been around as long as them would open themselves up to this type of issue....especially because the unlimited bandwidth is a major selling point.
     
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    further proof coottie is an idiot.
     
  18. Coottie

    Coottie BOOMER......SOONER OT Supporter

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    fuck off
     
  19. Nefarious77

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    I now agree with jollyogre

    Unlimited bandwidth is advertised by thousands of companies, but once you read the terms of service, it is limited in the way it is used and there are exceptions to "taking advantage" that allows the company to suspend or cancel the account. The company I work for at one time did the same thing.

     
  20. TheRider

    TheRider Geeky OT Supporter

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    Most hosts get around this limit by limiting the amount of CPU time you are allowed to use before they give you the boot or throttle you. It's impossible to actually get unlimited bandwidth...
     

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