[Noisebridge-discuss] colo in and around SF?
maltman23 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 23 08:43:12 UTC 2011
> Date: Tue, 22 Feb 2011 23:21:02 -0800
> From: adi at hexapodia.org
> To: maltman23 at hotmail.com
> CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] colo in and around SF?
> On Tue, Feb 22, 2011 at 09:23:59PM -0800, Mitch Altman wrote:
> > > Agreed, for most projects a hosted VM is plenty fine. However, if you
> > > have special heavy IO or security and isolation requirements, no
> > > shared hosting platform will beat a dedicated host.
> > >
> > > That said, on the VM front I'd recommend:
> > > - EC2
> > > - Chunkhost
> I've had reasonably good success with linode, and I've heard others do
> OK with gandi.net (but they're in France only AFAIK, which is a bit of a
> bummer if you and your users are in the US).
> linode in particular is quite a bit cheaper per month than EC2 for the
> baseline config, but they bill by the month not by the hour, and it's a
> bit more annoying to burst up more machines to handle a load spike
> compared to EC2.
> linode has facilities in Fremont (where my VM is) and elsewhere in the
> US (Texas, Atlanta, NJ). Huh, and England, I didn't know about that.
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