[kwlug-disc] Hosting

Erik L erik_list at caneris.com
Sun Mar 21 00:13:37 EDT 2010


Caneris offers affordable and reliable VPS out of 151 Front in Toronto, which meet your requirements, and we're locally focused with a KW presence as well. You'll find more details at http://www.caneris.com/VPS (or http://www.caneris.com/Hosting for non-VPS services, though the shared hosting might not fit exactly what you've described).

All of our hosting/colo/VPS services include DNS hosting as well (one domain/zone is included at no extra cost).

Caneris Inc.
Tel: 647-723-6365
Fax: 647-723-5365
Toll-free: 1-888-444-8843 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org 
> [mailto:kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org] On Behalf Of Chris Irwin
> Sent: March 16, 2010 20:19
> To: KWLug
> Subject: [kwlug-disc] Hosting
> Can anybody recommend any hosting providers? Almost *any* hosting
> provider I can scrounge up brings up bad reviews since 
> comparatively few
> every post about not having trouble.
> I think I'm looking for a provider that offers virtual servers but
> suppose I would accept shared hosting if they could provide 
> the services
> I'm interested in.
> - regular LAMP stack
> - Can host my four domains
> - DNS for said domains
> - ssh
> - postfix or sendmail.
> - Ease of getting crap out for backup (e.g. automated mysql dumps)
> I would imagine the hardest part would be the four domain part. Most
> providers probably would see that as four separate accounts...
> To be honest, for the extremely low volume of traffic I receive (i.e.
> almost none usually) hosting from my home-based server on my 
> 5M/800k DSL
> connection hasn't been a problem. But my Significant Other is starting
> to use her domain for sharing files with her boss more often since
> emailing 50MB-100MB PDFs is not feasible. With actual work on 
> the line,
> "Oh, the site is probably unreachable because I'm torrenting the new
> Ubuntu release" doesn't fly anymore.
> Or should I just convince her and her boss to use something like
> Dropbox?
> -- 
> Chris Irwin
> e:  chris at chrisirwin.ca
> w: http://chrisirwin.ca

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