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November, 2009

  • 4 November

    Avoid disaster with a simple web search

    If asked about a particular hosting provider, the first thing I will tell someone to do is conduct a basic web search. There are tens of thousands of web hosts out there, after all, and more than a few will go out of their way to cheat you. Thankfully, it’s …

October, 2009

  • 28 October

    What is a fair setup fee?

    Many hosts, especially VPS and dedicated server providers, charge new customers a setup fee. The charge is often waived for users who prepay for several months of service, but for those who don’t wish to go this route, what is a fair setup fee? For a shared web host, I …

  • 23 October

    Can server management be outsourced?

    Many dedicated hosts offer server management options of their own, but what if you want to rent an unmanaged server and employ the services of a friend or other third party to manage the server? There are many server management firms out there that can do everything your host does …