[kwlug-disc] VPS hosting providers

Eric Gerlach eric+kwlug at gerlach.ca
Tue Mar 1 15:15:17 EST 2011


On Tue, Mar 1, 2011 at 2:25 PM, Khalid Baheyeldin <kb at 2bits.com> wrote:
> I have not used Dreamhost in a long time, but they had a big disadvantage
> when I did. They split the web app and the database (MySQL) on separate
> boxes. They did the same thing even if you had a dedicated server with them.
> Your database would be on a separate box that is shared with many other
> people's databases. For database intensive applications, such as complex
> Drupal sites, this proved to be a serious bottleneck.

Totally agree.  I'm starting to move DB intensive stuff over to Linode.

But for FTP I think they'd be just fine.

Cheers,

Eric



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