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[aprssig] New home needed for findU

Steve Dimse steve at dimse.com
Mon Aug 7 22:12:34 UTC 2006


On Aug 7, 2006, at 5:20 PM, James wrote:

> I do not know if you have looked into this, but I have been using  
> www.GoDaddy.com for my site and 3 commercial sites that I maintain,  
> they have never been down or offline for more then 15 min in the  
> past 2 years and that has only happened 3 times.
>
> There prices blows everyone in the industry away, they do have a  
> package that has 2000GB monthly bandwidth for 15 bucks a month  
> {less when you sign up for 12 months.}
>
> I have oodles of pix and ham files and even mirror a few heavy duty  
> pdf's, RAR and zip's from my site and haven't hit my limit yet, and  
> I pay $3.50 a month.
>
> They have allot to offer.
> There even giving away a free .INFO url for new signups.
> There offices are located in Scottsdale, Arizona.

findU is a different beast. At those prices, your web site is one of  
many hosted on a single machine. findU runs on a server that costs  
about $7k, and the database load fully monopolizes that machine at  
peak times. $15 a month would not even cover the electricity the  
server uses, then there are the capital and bandwidth costs.

Steve K4HG





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