[aprssig] Looking for colocation site. Again.

Amateur Radio WB8NUT duffy at wb8nut.com
Wed Jan 15 16:01:43 CST 2014

Check with Total Choice Hosting. I have used them for over 10 years and 
they are great.

> Steve Dimse <mailto:steve at dimse.com>
> January 15, 2014 at 4:23 PM
> findU’s new primary server is happy and healthy at my colo provider 
> for the last 5 years. I’m very happy with them (salsgiver.com - highly 
> recommended) and their 100.0000% uptime since I’ve been there. I found 
> them through a post here so I’ll try again.
> The backup server needs a new home. I’m refurbishing the recently 
> retired primary and want to put it in a different site to provide 
> redundancy. This is a 6.5 year old Dell Poweredge 2950. It is not 
> efficient by today’s standards, drawing 2.5-2.7 amps according to my 
> Kill-a-watt. If the primary server were to go down this would need to 
> have a connection capable of carrying the full load of findU which is 
> roughly 3 Mbps, but most of the time will use 0.4 Mbps. With peak 
> loads I’d prefer 10 Mbps unmetered, but I could accept a connection 
> with a 3 TB/mo meter. Ideally someplace west, but at least a few 
> hundred miles from Pittsburgh where the primary is.
> The big name places seem to be getting out of the single server 
> hosting business, even the small ones I’ve looked at want to sell you 
> big-iron features like quarter cabinets and 100Mbps for big boy prices.
> If anyone knows of a good colo provider that can host me for a 
> reasonable fee, preferably with ham ownership or management like 
> salsgiver, please let me know!
> Thanks, Steve K4HG
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