[Chicago] django hosting
chris.mcavoy at gmail.com
Fri Dec 7 20:25:24 CET 2007
I have a dreamhost account, but the majority of my stuff is on linode.com.
On Dec 7, 2007 6:31 AM, Mike Kramlich <ramadeus at rcn.com> wrote:
> I've only used WebFaction for Django hosting, have been for a couple months,
> love them so far. They were one of the first 3-4 I looked at, and they gave
> the best vibe so I signed up.
> Supportive. I've opened a few tickets with change requests and they've been
> fast and friendly. When you read posts by their guys you can tell they know
> their tech. I believe their own website or admin console uses Django, so
> somebody there knows it. Small, personal. It's not a mindless faceless
> corporation with rulebound idiots, for example. I like their style. Very
> automated. Simple but not straight-jacket simple, you basically get to do
> all the things you can do on any unix box (within reasonable limits, of
> course.) Fairly cheap, but possibly not the cheapest out there if that's
> your top goal. They just bumped up the resource limits for everyone's
> accounts the other day, permanently. Lots of help info in their blog,
> forums, FAQ, and a few tutorial videos. You can do shared or dedicated
> hosting, with several levels of each, and you can start small then upgrade
> your account level "in place" when you want.
> Uptime 101 days on one of the machines i'm using.
> Generally don't see load averages higher than 0.1 - 0.3.
> Page response latencies typically very small.
> And though my site has had only trivial traffic supposedly a few sites on WF
> have survived Slashdot and Digg.
> Mike Kramlich
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