JohnCompanies and RootBSD (was Re: FreeBSD based web hosting?)
wojtek at wojtek.tensor.gdynia.pl
Fri Jun 20 08:04:00 UTC 2008
>> My main concern is disk space; I have 2GB for ~$26 per month.
> This too is my only gripe about JohnCompanies. For $29 a month, I only
> get a VPS with 2GB of space -- and they don't allow you to add more
> diskpace unless you upgrade to a higher ($49/month) plan.
while i live in Poland, where (in theory) internet services are more
expensive than US and many west countries (we are told so at least), it
looks like very expensive.
29$/month=348$/year for what i understand - Xen based servers with a bit
of RAM allocated and 2GB disk space.
it's just funny in context of todays cheap 500-1000GB disks.
While i don't do this widely (too little money, too much work to
advertise etc.) i have 20 clients on my servers just having their
FreeBSD jail for 100$/month. There is 20GB "soft" limit - where soft means
that you generally can keep more, but if i will have space problems i will
ask to free some space.
The important question is traffic generated, not disk space, as this is
I just can't understand the basis of their offers.
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