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02693beb6285803295b5ada9680a1817?d=identicon&s=25 Ruben D. Orduz (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 03:27
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Hello folks,

I recently signed a customer and they were terrified to know that
their Rails app was going to be hosted on the hosting co whom with I
do most biz (don't wish to mention who they are).

Now....I've heard SliceHost and MediaTemple are really good...I'd like
to know if any of you has an account with them and if you've had any
problems with either of them?

Your answers are much appreciated.

8802b1fa1b53e2197beea9454244f847?d=identicon&s=25 Sean Cribbs (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 04:55
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I love my new SliceHost account, especially after I got the deprec gem
to work.  Highly recommended - inexpensive, solid hosting.

50c4064ab442a54c2997124260e23996?d=identicon&s=25 Brian Morton (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 06:02
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Hi Ruben,

I've got an account on slicehost and I have been very happy with
them. My site seems pretty fast and I have not had any outages yet.
I'm a big fan.

However, you should know that you are setting up a server from a very
minimal install and you have to add everything yourself. I'm running
Ubuntu so some time with apt-get got me up and running but this is
NOT like installing a distro on your home computer. I had to add
developer tools (compilers, etc), setup sudo, and apt-get did not get
me a usable ruby-rails-postgresql environment. When I installed
everything from source, I was up and running and it has been very
solid ever since.

I would recommend them but it might take a little while to setup your
environment initially.


5f5f17e8b50d7ed41c61840e5a4cf9df?d=identicon&s=25 Sander de Goeij (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 11:50
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Wow, Slicehost looks really interesting. Thanks for the heads up!

Sander de Goeij
48c5df7e9c3b82fc99dfe96d4b6f264e?d=identicon&s=25 Kevin Ansfield (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 13:09
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You can add my vote for slicehost too. Very solid and reliable from my
experience, definitely no overloaded servers and it's really simple to
up new slices or rebuild them.

31e7188882f9871237de49de80384c07?d=identicon&s=25 Colin Nederkoorn (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 20:38
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I use VPSLink and Ubuntu. I followed the instructions here: http:// to get RoR up and running and then
got Radiant Mental out of the SVN repository.
As far as VPSLink service... they have had one outage, but have been
fine since then. I have 2 machines with them. I recommend them
because they have a Wiki and Forum which seem to both be actively
frequented by the VPSLink staff and users. The other thing that is
nice is you can use their DNS servers to point to other websites /

2a8b3ea15e6a7c2d49d8554c2b58a1d9?d=identicon&s=25 BJ Clark (Guest)
on 2007-03-28 21:19
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Slice host.

BJ Clark
the science department
Dffef2746822ac59b508b0b2cebe960c?d=identicon&s=25 Mars Hall (Guest)
on 2007-03-29 05:46
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