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[aprssig] New home needed for findU

James kb7tbt at gmail.com
Mon Aug 7 23:01:45 UTC 2006

Yes Steve, you and Sean are right and I must have brain farted when I 
suggested this, I do know they do dedicated systems but I do not know 
anything about it as far as pricing.

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Steve Dimse" <steve at dimse.com>
To: "TAPR APRS Mailing List" <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>
Sent: Monday, August 07, 2006 3:12 PM
Subject: Re: [aprssig] New home needed for findU

> 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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