[Novalug] Which web hosting company (WHC) for small site?
Paul D. Bain
paulbain at pobox.com
Tue Oct 6 20:56:09 EDT 2009
greg pryzby wrote:
> google is about to move from pages (works) to sites which does NOT
> dreamhost (10.95 monthly, 9.95 based on 1 yr payment, 8.95 for 2 years)
> looks pretty good.
> other recommendations?
Dreamhost gets mostly good reviews, whereas some of the other large
WHC's get mostly bad reviews, e.g., 1&1 and GoDaddy. RackShack (or
RackSpace? Cannot remember) gets mixed reviews. HostGator is another
option, except that they use (or _formerly_ used) cPanel, which was full
of security vulnerabilities, leading to several, severe compromises on
HostGator's network. I probably would not choose HostGator. Then there
is the Planet (in Houston?) -- don't know much about them.
Interestingly, the magazine "Web Host Industry Review" is a _lousy_
source of information on the Web hosting industry, contrary to what one
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