Re: virtual servers vs dedicated servers
My experience with JohnCompanies virtual servers Debian chroot over RH.
I am running MySQL, and providing some hosting services, then I needed to assing some quota to usergroups, that was my only problem. Because I have to assign the values from RH, which was not to difficult with a small script. But that was the only time that I remember that I was using Debian over RH. Besides that I only can say great things about the server service.
On Mon, Jun 02, 2003 at 04:39:28PM +1000, John Habermann wrote:
> I am just wondering if anyone has any advice on hosting using virtual
> dedicated servers. I have found a few companies that offer this service
> and am curious as to how it compares to dedicated servers in terms of
> performance. I see that most of them offer RedHat as the OS although
> Aktiom Networks offers a choice of Debian or Redhat and JohnCompanies
> notes that you can run debian in a chroot environment on there Redhat
> based virtual servers. We are building a midgard based content
> management system for our website and I am currently looking for hosting
> options for this. The system is being built and tested on a debian
> system and I would like to run the finished system on a debian box.
> Initially we thought that we would have to go with a dedicated server
> but as our site is not that huge, we had a max of about 6 Gig of uploads
> in our biggest month. The new midgard cms runs on a mysql backend so
> there will probably make a reasonably demand on system resources but I
> wouldn't think that that amount of traffic would result in it making
> full use of a dedicated server so I thought that it might be worth
> considering a virtual private server.
> I was wondering if anyone has any experience with running a database
> driven website on a virtual dedicated server and could offer any advice
> concerning hosting companies and whether this option is worth
> considering over a dedicated server.
> Thanks for any advice
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