Looking for hosting advice

Right now, this website and TubeClockDB.com are hosted on a dedicated virtual (VE) server from MediaTemple. I manage the LAMP stack, the applications, the dependencies – everything. The reason I stick with this setup is because it is one of the few that allow me to dynamically allocate more resources to my website as I…

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Website Hosting & Costs

Dear Internet, I need some guidance and I hope you can provide some help.  Hosting my two websites (this one and tubeclockdb.com) is getting expensive. I’ve used nearly a dozen shared hosting companies before going to Media Temple’s (GS) service.  The reason that I liked Media Temple was that their support was great and they…

Personal Website Hosting

For the third time in one month, someone asked me how they should host their low-traffic, personal site.  I’ve come up with a pretty good analogy that hopefully will help other people. In this world, there are three basic types of hosting: Single application, Shared and Dedicated.  VPS, “Cloud,” EC2 and others are just variations…