New Server Hardware Recommendations?

Mike Lovell mike at dev-zero.net
Thu Feb 19 10:53:25 MST 2009


Chad R Mayfield wrote:
> On Feb 19, 2009, at 9:11 AM, Dennis Muhlestein wrote:
>>
>> Why host your own?  If you're going to spend $$$ on a server, why not 
>> just spend $ on a good virtual server.  You can do an Amazon E2C 
>> cloud virtual server for around $50/month I think.
>
>
> Some people may not trust "the Cloud".  So they host their own.
Its also a lot more fun to do the whole thing yourself. For me, just 
getting a virtual server with an OS already installed isn't as exciting 
as building your own box and customizing everything. (Besides EC2 has 
had some extended outages in the past).

Mike



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