[thelist] Server Administration

patrick pms at stoutstreet.com
Thu Jun 23 16:05:55 CDT 2005

Brian Cummiskey wrote:
> Matthew Lewis wrote:
>> However, I find that my job is moving in the direction of eventually
>> needing to administer a dedicated web server, probably the home of
>> many individual domains. 
> The real issue here is what are you planning to do?  Is this going to be
> an in-house server on your LAN with your T's?
> Or, are you thinking about getting server space at a co-lo like
> switchanddata.com?  or, are you considering renting a box from places
> like theplanet, rackshack, etc?
> I think depending on which method you are doing will yeild very
> different answers.

This is excellent advice. Find the service/option that can grow with
your needs. Sometimes having someone else take care of hardware/network
is better than doing it yourself.


patrick sanders
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