[Noisebridge-discuss] colo in and around SF?
maltman23 at hotmail.com
Wed Feb 23 17:52:28 UTC 2011
> From: jim at systemateka.com
> To: bifrost at minions.com
> Date: Wed, 23 Feb 2011 09:28:54 -0800
> CC: noisebridge-discuss at lists.noisebridge.net
> Subject: Re: [Noisebridge-discuss] colo in and around SF?
> a good security approach is not to have anything
> sensitive on your machines. maybe overwrite (reinstall)
> the OS on a regular basis.
> sonic.net near santa rosa will accommodate a single
> 1U colo. san francisco community colocation project
> (SFCCP) has a half rack in monkey brains' sublease area
> in the telx racks at 200 paul.
> On Wed, 2011-02-23 at 01:25 -0800, Tom wrote:
> > Most of the suggestions have been pretty reasonable, however I'd offer the
> > advice that VM's are flat out pointless for general webhosting. You'd be
> > better off getting a "shared" hosting account somewhere and skipping the
> > overhead of running a wasted VM. You'll get to miss out on most of the
> > annoying things, and only some of the good things.
> > If you need security, forget VMs or shared hosting, equally worthless.
> > There are also currently no VM providers that I'd recommend to friends or
> > enemies, they're all pretty terrible on a variety of levels.
> > In terms of Colo in SF proper, there's nothing thats worthwhile unless you
> > feel like throwing money out the window. Your options are slim, you'll
> > either be at 365 Main, 360 Spear, 200 Paul, 650 Townsend, 630 3rd st, a
> > ghetto colo thats not worth anything, or a "special" facility...
> > You've got to go to the southbay to get anything remotely close to being
> > useful, and even then you'll not find a large variety of places that will
> > take just 1U. The only large colo I've found that'll still do 1U colo is
> > Layer42, but they're pretty darn good. Everyone else will be a reseller of
> > Equinix, Coresite, or some other 2nd/3rd tier datacenter, probably not
> > worth dealing with.
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