[lug] Hosting Question

Jeffrey Siegal jbs at quiotix.com
Fri Sep 29 17:15:48 MDT 2006

dio2002 at indra.com wrote:
>> So both ways have their issues.
> So who do you use for your website?  Or do you host at home?

I manage or help manage a number of different sites, which use different 
approaches.  Some are hosted with a service, some are collocated, and 
some are hosted in office or data center.  I don't have anything hosted 
at home, though depending on the requirements of a hypothetical 
particular application, I might consider it.

Basically there is no one right answer without tradeoffs was my point. 
Just understand the tradeoffs of the approaches you are considering and 
make the best decisions you can to solve YOUR problem.

By the way, in response to your question about rsync, you can run rsync 
over ssh.  That may even be the default now but if not you use the "-e 
ssh" option.  Of course, that alone does not give you a "secure" 
solution but it can be a building block.

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