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Help me pick a good VPS host? My shortlist...drumroll please...

Discussion in 'Off Topic' started by Deepmartini, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. Deepmartini

    Deepmartini Well-Known Member

  2. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    servint and hostgator are not even in the same universe. I now use servint vps and used to use hostgator shared. No comparison at all, servint is orders of magnitude better.
     
  3. Peggy

    Peggy Well-Known Member

    Too bad knownhost isn't on the list. They're great.
     
  4. fos

    fos Active Member

    Be sure to check out linode.com before you make your choice. They are the best I have ever used.

    Jeff
     
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  5. tmb

    tmb Active Member

    No idea if they do vps but singlehop has been fantastic for me. I pay $300 a month for a 12 gig quad core dedicated box and its fully managed. I've had great response times even at 3 am. Nice dealing with American company too for once.
     
  6. fattony69

    fattony69 Well-Known Member

    HANDS DOWN LIQUIDWEB!!!!!
     
  7. Itworx4me

    Itworx4me Well-Known Member

    Inmotionhosting
     
  8. Dean

    Dean Well-Known Member

    I suggest that you decide what support mediums you like to have and trim your list based on that. Some people insist on phone support, and some companies do not provide that. Besides HG and servint - both of which have phone support, I've no idea about the others on your list.

    And of course I've no idea if you want phone support.

    EDIT: Yikes!! Also consider how sensitive you are to price, there seems to be a huge amount of disparity in your list.. and I've no idea what the media temple service is, they do not list vps accounts for rent.
     
  9. dieketzer

    dieketzer Well-Known Member

    managed or unmanaged?
    if youre looking at unmanaged, linode cannot be beat.
     
  10. Cool

    Cool Active Member

    + linode
     
  11. majdi

    majdi Well-Known Member

    liquidweb and trust me on this one (y)
     
  12. Lost

    Lost Well-Known Member

    Another "What VPS host" post. I hear XenForo 1.0.0 has a search function built in. :whistle:

    Linode +1
     
  13. Null

    Null Well-Known Member

    As others have already stated, I think Linode is the way forward.

    +1 Linode.
     
  14. kyrgyz

    kyrgyz Well-Known Member

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  15. Jason

    Jason Well-Known Member

    Most of MediaTemple's plans are VPS', http://mediatemple.net/webhosting/ (e.g., dv, dpv/nitro, ve).

    I use them, myself. No complaints. Though some may find them expensive. Linode is great, as well. You might want to carefully consider how much it would cost you to scale up, if you feel you might outgrow your initial plan. With some providers, scaling up may be costly.
     
  16. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    LiquidWeb have good choices, but they use CentOS 4. :/ MediaTemple, mixed reviews.
     
  17. KevinL

    KevinL Member

    Out of those:

    http://www.servint.net

    http://www.liquidweb.com

    Those are the best.



    No. They give you the option to switch between the two. I hosted with them for a long time and I was on CentOS 5
     
  18. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    LiquidWeb sales informed me that they offer CentOS 4 only due to the lack of interest in CentOS 5.
     
  19. KevinL

    KevinL Member

    That is correct. The OFFER it. They give you the choice of the two.
     
  20. Shamil

    Shamil Well-Known Member

    They informed me that only CentOS 4 was available, though I could put it down to poor wording.
     

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