[TriLUG] Cheap Local LAMP hosting?
spiffytech at gmail.com
Sun Oct 11 16:45:16 EDT 2009
A VPS definitely sounds like the way to go. I've heard good things from
Linode customers, but for price, Rackspace Cloud Servers are hard to
beat. Starting at $11/mo + $0.22/GB bandwidth, all of the major server
distros, and access to many of Rackspace's support resources.
On 10/11/2009 04:15 PM, Michael Kimsal wrote:
> What's "cheap" to you? I'd recommend a low-end VPS from slicehost.com or
> linode.com and then you're in complete control. Throw virtualmin on there
> and you're pretty good to go. $20/month. I'm not sure you'll get *much*
> cheaper than that while still having the ability to install your own CPAN
> and custom stuff.
> On Sun, Oct 11, 2009 at 3:59 PM, Paul Bennett<paul.w.bennett at gmail.com>wrote:
>> Hi, all,
>> I work with a small local charity (a crisis hotline), and we're looking to
>> upgrade the current static-HTML site to something hosted on a platform with
>> Linux, Apache (mod_perl and mod_auth_mysql), MySQL, and Perl. Freedom in
>> installing my own CPAN and custom modules is required.
>> Since it's a (very) small nonprofit, with a (very) small operating budget,
>> price is very much an issue. I don't trust my Google-fu enough to find
>> non-scam cheap hosting that's going to offer enough security and
>> reliability. I know it's kind of the Holy Grail of hosting, but has anyone
>> got any stories they'd like to share about particular hosting suppliers?
>> Cheap is king, but not at the expense of breaching the confidentiality or
>> anonymity of callers or volunteers. Local would be nice (since we're a local
>> community service), but is not a requirement.
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