[kwlug-disc] Hosting

Khalid Baheyeldin kb at 2bits.com
Sun Mar 21 11:55:35 EDT 2010


On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 10:13 AM, Erik L <erik_list at caneris.com> wrote:

> We use OpenVZ currently. Despite the prevalent opinion of this platform,
> ours isn't the typical OpenVZ deployment and our customers are quite happy
> with the performance. We might be looking at KVM in future as well.
>

Bummer.

We do LAMP performance tuning for clients often and have anecdotally have
not
seen anyone who is happy with it once they reach a certain load.

One issue I have seen with the last OpenVZ client was the pass through
nature of the file system (vzfs).

Xen on the other hand handles the load well without these issues.

I have a client now who has outgrown the 512MB Xen and looking for a 1 GB. I
would have moved them to you if there was no

I should say that for small sites with not too many page views, it should
not matter
one vs. the other though.

I forgot to mention that we have a free 21 day trial of the VPS available to
> anyone, so you're welcome to try it out. It's the easiest way to experience
> it for yourself without relying on someone's biased opinion of it.
> ________________________________
>
>        From: kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org [mailto:
> kwlug-disc-bounces at kwlug.org] On Behalf Of Khalid Baheyeldin
>        Sent: March 21, 2010 00:25
>        To: KWLUG discussion
>         Subject: Re: [kwlug-disc] Hosting
>
>
>         On Sun, Mar 21, 2010 at 12:13 AM, Erik L <erik_list at caneris.com>
> wrote:
>
>
>                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).
>
>
>
>        The prices are indeed encouraging.
>
>        Can you tell us which technology do you use? Xen or OpenVZ or
> something else?
>        --
>        Khalid M. Baheyeldin
>        2bits.com, Inc.
>        http://2bits.com
>        Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
>        Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
>        Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
>
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Khalid M. Baheyeldin
2bits.com, Inc.
http://2bits.com
Drupal optimization, development, customization and consulting.
Simplicity is prerequisite for reliability. --  Edsger W.Dijkstra
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication. --   Leonardo da Vinci
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