Domain hosting & ISP recommendations

Simon Dick simond at irrelevant.org
Tue Mar 25 22:50:39 GMT 2008


I used to self host but after I stopped working for LCN/Telivo I got  
fed up doing it myself.  Also it's nice to know I can experiment at  
home without breaking something important :)

For domains I use gandi.net as they still seem quite competitive  
overall.

On 25 Mar 2008, at 22:28, Josef Karthauser <joe at tao.org.uk> wrote:

> On Tue, Mar 18, 2008 at 09:57:42AM +0000, Simon Dick wrote:
>>
>> I'm not convinced I'd have anything to do with any of those three :)
>> For mail, I personally use fastmail.co.uk which provides imap, pop3,
>> webmail, wap, virtual domain support, etc and I've had no trouble  
>> with
>> them yet. For cheap personal hosting I use nearlyfreespeech.net  
>> (which
>> isn't UK based), they're not the fastest, but they have a nice  
>> payment
>> strategy (especially for me, as I don't do much web stuff!)
>>
>
> I use myself! :) I'm an opensrs registry.  It costs me a little more  
> for
> UK domains that I might get through a third party registry, but the
> "internic" ones are cheaper.  Plus I get full control through an API,
> which is groovie.
>
> Actually I do web and email myself too - which is much easier now-a- 
> days
> with the reduced cost of dsl bandwidth and the availablity of static
> ips.  It also gets around an RIP restrictions "-).
>
> Joe




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