[lug] Semi OT: HSI and Hosting

Alex Young alexander.young at gmail.com
Thu Jul 8 17:26:12 MDT 2004

Here in Denver Qwest DSL is 1meg up / 1.5 down, and with a good ISP (I
use viawest) that is a real good deal for hosting.

I've had really good uptime - it never seems to be down.    The only
question is can you get that kind of speed where you live?   I'd go on
qwest.com and find out.

On Thu, 08 Jul 2004 16:47:51 -0600, Michael Deck <deckm at cleansoft.com> wrote:
> At 04:26 PM 7/8/2004, you wrote:
> >Hey BLUG,
> >
> >I know this kind of question comes up a lot. So, sorry for the redundancy
> >But, very specifically, I'm looking to do some fairly serious webhosting
> >at my place (in boulder).  Nothing illegal, but I'm reluctant to use a
> >commerical web-host because I'll be servering many hundreds of gigs of
> >files.
> >
> >I'm wondering, sort of ordering a T1, what combination of DSL/ISP or
> >ComCast package people would recommend for something like this?  I.E. very
> >fast upstream, and no contract problems with IMAP, STMP, HTTP, FTP,
> >DNS, etc?
> >
> >- ZT
> It sounds like you've considered and rejected co-location as an option?
> I've been happy with tummy.com's shared solo offering, although I'm only
> serving a few gigs of files. Their pricing goes by bandwidth and by storage
> space, but you get what appears to be root on a KRUD installation so you
> can run whatever services you like. The advantage to something like this
> is, they take care of all the connectivity issues, UPS, etc.
> Just my $0.02.
> Michael Deck
> Cleanroom Software Engineering, Inc.
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