[OSM-talk] Slippymap Hosting Recommendations
osm at na1400.info
Wed Jan 23 16:49:26 GMT 2008
Ray Booysen wrote:
> On Jan 23, 2008 1:56 PM, Lambertus <osm at na1400.info
> <mailto:osm at na1400.info>> wrote:
> Jeremy Adams wrote:
> > Do they really offer 1.5TB of storage and 15TB of transfer a
> month for
> > $6.95?
> Aparently so. There are other companies in the US providing similar
> services. I guess they rely on the fact that most users will never
> really use so much space and bandwidth.
> Then there is also the 'catchall' clause where you are only allowed to
> use an hour (or so) CPU time a day. Your site is move to another server
> when you go over the limit and will be closely monitored. If that
> happens often you can/will be removed from their hosting.
> Hey Jeremey
> Do you have a link for this clause?
Well, I looked it up for the one such hoster I've been looking at
before: Dreamhost. They used to have a 'hard' CPU policy but have
changed that since.
Blog about CPU restrictions:
So I was a bit too harsh in my last paragraph, but it appears from the
comments that having a popular WordPress blog is enough to classify you
as a heavy user... The first paragraph remains though, hosters like
Dreamhost oversell their bandwidth and diskspace.
Looking at Hostmonter however gives a different picture: They seem to
have a more hard CPU usage limit where they even shutdown a site
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