21 July, 2009, 20:48 PM
Better proxy hosting? Vps?
So im fed up with my shared hosting provider, im wasting time and money promoting proxys that are down every other day.
I want to also host several other niche sites and a arcade site in the future so im leaning towards vps hosting but i need to know the following
1) what OS should it run? does it matter?
2)compared to shared hosting whats the learning curve? Can i just pay and start using cpanel?
3)for example santrex offers quite a few options one of which is a " metered ddos protected setup" whats the advantage?
4) can you guys suggest some hosting?
21 July, 2009, 21:26 PM
I like to use Linux, Centos 5.
You can pay for managed, but you still need to set up the WHM, and it's pretty expensive.
If you want, I can offer you hosting for your sites. PM me please.
21 July, 2009, 21:52 PM
in my day job I manage several servers so Im all for the learning curve. I could use the experience of a vps, but i would prefer to keep the cost down, and obviously solid hosting is important.
21 July, 2009, 22:32 PM
Well, it's not too hard to learn, and you can get help. But there are three kinds of servers/VPS:
Unmanaged: You don't get a control panel, you don't really get anything - just an empty box (Highly unrecommended)
Semi-managed: You usually get help with set up, you must do reboots and patches and everything on your own. (Unrecommended for beginners)
Fully-managed: Everything, from control panel installation, to hardware replacement, reboots, security patches and upgrades is done. Once you set up the VPS, you can basically just log into your cPanel like a shared host. (Very recommended, but expensive usually)
ALiveGeek (21 July, 2009)
21 July, 2009, 23:01 PM
zash once again youve been a big help +thanks
21 July, 2009, 23:12 PM
25 July, 2009, 19:49 PM
Clandrive is my answer. The price is good and is better than shared proxy hosting.
25 July, 2009, 21:19 PM
ClanDrive doesn't allow proxies...
Originally Posted by Szise
25 July, 2009, 22:07 PM
Seems it's allowed on vps and dedicated. Maybe that's what they were talking about..
Originally Posted by Zash
25 July, 2009, 22:21 PM
The Dedicated seem OK, the VPS have horrible RAM.
Originally Posted by dtkguy
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