Free hosting for all classiccmp sites
jwest at classiccmp.org
Wed Jan 14 15:37:43 CST 2015
Alexandre: I did get your email at 7:15pm last night. The space for you content is being set up today, I'd expect it to be ready tonight/tomorrow. Give me a day to respond man ;)
From: cctalk [mailto:cctalk-bounces at classiccmp.org] On Behalf Of Alexandre Souza
Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:25 PM
To: General Discussion: On-Topic and Off-Topic Posts
Cc: jnc at mercury.lcs.mit.edu
Subject: Re: Free hosting for all classiccmp sites
Still waiting for your hosting answer :)
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Em 14/01/2015 18:21, "Jay West" <jwest at classiccmp.org> escreveu:
> Sean wrote....
> I have Comcast business grade cable Internet to my home and I'm
> already hosting my own personal site and sites for a few other folks;
> no data caps; plenty of static IPs; not terribly slow; everything's
> protected with a Liebert double-conversion UPS... not totally a
> commercial datacenter in terms of available bandwidth or backup power
> capacity but nevertheless my uptimes are decent.
> I have said many times in the past, but as new list members pop on
> they are probably not aware of this.
> I host the classiccmp server (which is not just the classiccmp mailing
> list, but a growing truckload of user websites that are classiccmp
> related) gratis. I do not host it on a "Comcast business grade cable internet"
> connection (there's a contradiction in terms in and of itself...)
> This is not something I "run out of my home". One of the companies
> that I own is a hosting provider. We have a rather large-ish
> datacenter and I have dedicated a set of resources to classiccmp.
> Our bandwidth is many orders of magnitude greater than a "home or
> business connection". Not to mention, it's managed bandwidth with load
> balanced connections to multiple carriers. Our infrastructure is all
> xenserver based, so spinning up new VM's is a mouseclick. We have
> quite a few SAN's so storage is not a problem at all. Full HVAC
> monitoring & control, power backups (oh, and we have two separate
> powerstations from Ameren UE ON SITE). This infrastructure is professionally managed by my company 24x7.
> Long story short... it's not a "home" connection.
> More to the point, since I own the company, rest assured that hosting
> your site here is not a "till the boss finds out" or "my wife
> accidentally turned off the computer" type of situation.
> As a result - I'm happy to host any website, ftp site, wiki, etc. etc.
> that is classic computer related. As long as it meets that criteria,
> you can host your site with us for no charge.
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