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Yet More New Hosting

Postby bahua » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:26 am

I didn't have any major problem with the place where the forum was hosted. Though it was annoying from time to time to have to login and restart the database, as the server had 1GB of memory, and there were some times when the database would hit that cap and die.

But that server was costing me $10 a month, and I don't like spending more money than is necessary. I recently discovered a new hosting service that lets me build a cloud based server for $48 a year, and has 4GB of ram, 4 CPUs, and 40GB of storage. So I migrated the site to it last night. It appears to work pretty well.

What do you think?

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby shaffe » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:27 am

Didn't even notice - which I imagine is a positive.

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Postby bahua » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:44 am

Sure. I'd rather people go about their business than for me to cause a problem.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby taxi » Thu Aug 04, 2016 11:51 am

Good to know you're out there looking over us, even though you don't visit us much anymore. Thanks! In support, I will buy you beers next time I see you and I implore all KCraggers do the same.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby bahua » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:01 pm

Deal!

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby KCPowercat » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:12 pm

I've never met/seen B :(

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby bahua » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:17 pm

False. I caught you for a split-second at the Flying Saucer on the day it opened. You even tried to escape unnoticed.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby warwickland » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:37 pm

as long as we keep rolling "allan style - SUBSILVER," i have no problem.

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Postby bahua » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:44 pm

With that fashionable link to a Russian site at the bottom of every page.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby warwickland » Thu Aug 04, 2016 12:46 pm

ZUMA CLUB.

i'm guessing i shouldnt click on that at work.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby DaveKCMO » Thu Aug 04, 2016 5:32 pm

thanks, man!

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby shinatoo » Thu Aug 04, 2016 6:34 pm

can i send you a few bucks to help cover the cost?
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Postby grovester » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:23 pm

Or at least advertise an appearance at your favorite watering hole.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby flyingember » Thu Aug 04, 2016 8:48 pm

shaffe wrote:Didn't even notice - which I imagine is a positive.

I work with servers hosting sites and have for a decade professionally and twice that for myself. I second not noticing anything.

For the price I don't pay, I consider the uptime and speed more than sufficient. An outage every now and then is not something I will complain about

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby AllThingsKC » Thu Aug 04, 2016 9:58 pm

Thanks for your hard work (and money) for this site, bahua. This site has basically been a lifeline for me for years.... and I don't have to put up with ads.

I'm willing to chip in a little something to help, if need be.
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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby bahua » Fri Aug 05, 2016 1:21 am

Um, alright. If you're feeling generous, hit me here.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby KCPowercat » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:48 am

bahua wrote:False. I caught you for a split-second at the Flying Saucer on the day it opened. You even tried to escape unnoticed.


Oh that's right! Well don't be such a stranger!

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby shinatoo » Fri Aug 05, 2016 8:52 am

bahua wrote:Um, alright. If you're feeling generous, hit me here.


Just did. Feel like I get way more out of this then I'm putting in.
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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby mykn » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:02 am

bahua wrote:Um, alright. If you're feeling generous, hit me here.


Boom. Sent you some beer money. Thanks for the site.

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Re: Yet More New Hosting

Postby warwickland » Fri Aug 05, 2016 9:38 am

paintfumes is going to send you a stale french fry through paypal .


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