[thechat] Bailing out...

Bob Davis bob at bobdavis.org
Fri Oct 22 08:53:35 CDT 2004

If you're using this for hosting sites you develop, why not just get a 
box for yourself?

ServerBeach is very affordable - and you can do whatever you want. The 
downside is that you kind of have to know how to admin your own 
machine. If you know how to do that already. You have a server to 
yourself - so  you can do whatever you want. You can install anything 
you like, give access to anyone, do whatever  you want with DNS, run 
updates, etc.. They offer Debian and Red Hat (or Windows).

Check out http://www.webhostingtalk.com/ for opinions on various 

There is  a connection between SB and Rackspace - where I work - one of 
the founders of Rack also founded SB, so I guess I'm kind of 
predisposed to like them. They serve a different market than Rackspace.


On Oct 21, 2004, at 4:12 PM, Dave Fitch wrote:

> Well, after yet another snotty email from the 'help' desk at my ISP, 
> I'm looking for a new web host. Must be reasonably priced, allow ssh, 
> know what movable type is, and let me have free subdomains. And 
> preferably be in the UK. Any suggestions??
> Dave

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