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Recommend new host

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by Nighthawk, Feb 24, 2016.

  1. Nighthawk

    Nighthawk New Member

    Hi I am with netregistry and they used to be good but lately the servers are constantly down and I support is getting g terrible. So I am looking for a new reliable host. Not to expensive but I am still willing to pay more then just cheap hosting. Ian running the media gallery on the forum so prefer good storage size

  2. Martok

    Martok Well-Known Member

    It might be worth you giving a few more details, such as your budget, whether you want shared or VPS (and if the latter, managed or unmanaged) and where you would prefer the servers to be located.

    My recommendation would be Nimbus Hosting, who offer managed VPS hosting based in the UK.
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  3. Claudio

    Claudio Well-Known Member

    We offer fast managed hosting as well running ElasticSearch, Memcached, cPanel on Solid State Drives (SSD) so forums can load pretty fast :)
  4. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    What's your budget range?
    I've heard a lot of good experience from ASmallOrange for shared host.
    Linode and DO for VPS.
  5. WSWD

    WSWD Well-Known Member

    ASO has become terrible since they were bought out by EIG, and we all know about Linode's month-long downtime due to a very small DDoS attack. Could never recommend either in good faith.
  6. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    I have had excellent support since switching to mattwservices.co.uk

    I had been with Nimbus before and had loads of problems.
  7. Slavik

    Slavik XenForo Moderator Staff Member

    Pretty much every time I've read this about Nimbus the problem has been down to the user making changes or altering things they don't understand.

    I haven't yet referred someone to them that has had an issue they couldn't resolve, if left to manage the servers correctly.
  8. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    I moved some people from Nimbus to Un-Managed VPS (same specs RAM/CPU).
    Because their VPS from Nimbus can't handle normal load anymore and having issue (I hope their system is not oversold) and they insist on requesting for an upgrade instead of fixing the issue.
  9. AppleAndMango

    AppleAndMango Active Member

    Moved from Nimbus to Digital Ocean, not because of bad service though because it was much cheaper and the VPS I have with Digital Ocean is a lot faster. However... With Digital Ocean you do need to set the whole VPS up yourself which can be mind blowing if you've never set one up before.
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  10. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member


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  11. AppleAndMango

    AppleAndMango Active Member

    Ah cool.

    It's also a much easier once you've installed a control panel like Plesk/cPanel ;)
  12. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

  13. AppleAndMango

    AppleAndMango Active Member

    I'm using Plesk it's $4 a month hardly breaking the bank plus I'm used to Plesk, I don't like change! :p
  14. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    Okay almost Free, But Not Optimized, Bloated :p
  15. Mr Lucky

    Mr Lucky Well-Known Member

    Maybe, but not in this case.
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  16. The Forum Heroes

    The Forum Heroes Well-Known Member

  17. RoldanLT

    RoldanLT Well-Known Member

    I don't have any experience with that :D.
  18. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    Maybe he didn't forget it.. just ignored it! I know I try to as much as possible now (used to use it when I was a virgin to Linux).
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