[BangPypers] Anyone knows something about VPS Hosting?

Ramdas S ramdas at developeriq.com
Sun Jan 13 17:38:37 CET 2008



Shall give webfaction a try.


On Jan 13, 2008 10:02 PM, Pradeep Kishore Gowda ಪ್ರದೀಪ್ ಕಿಶೋರ್ ಗೌಡ <
pradeep at btbytes.com> wrote:

> On 13-Jan-08, at 9:40 PM, Ramdas S wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I've seen webfaction, though never checked it. But can you install
> > software that does not come as standard Python like Genshi,
> > pyparsing with web faction
> Yes you can.
> You get your own $HOME/lib/python2.4 into which you can put pretty
> much anything.
> My first Production site using Django (a telco engg application), is
> running on Webfaction since May 2007 :)
> And I've only good things to say about webfaction. Go for it.
> I've also used VPS(Slicehost, Linode  and Grokthis.net).
> However, for most apps the webfaction a/c is sufficient and enough.
> If you enjoy doing your own server administration, and have some
> exotic requirements
> (Say, you want to run NGINX server, which by the way is sooper cool
> server), VPS may be a good option . Otherwise webfaction gives a very
> good deal.
> You have to remember that all their plans include RAM amounts which
> apply to your app only.
> Basically the 60MB RAM (plan-1) is counted only towards your app and
> does not take into consideration the memory used by the OS,
> Webserver, DBServer etc.,  Which is a good thing.
> If I may hazard a guess, a 60MB shared-1 plan on WF may be better
> than running your own 128MB VPS.
> I've used Shared-1 and later upgraded to Shared-3 because we needed
> bigger harddisk.
> -Pradeep
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