[Catalyst] Catalyst Hosting

J. Shirley jshirley at gmail.com
Thu Aug 9 17:47:30 GMT 2007

On 8/8/07, Matt Rosin <telebody at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello,
> I remember somewhere catalyst-friendly hosting. I'm looking for a new
> hosting company. I don't relish using catalyst without root access,
> having built it once locally, especially since I don't want to have to
> ask the company every time to edit the apache config for me.
> 1. Has anyone got a good one. I'm thinking of trying a Swamp acct on
> HostGator temporarily (around $20) and maybe upgrading to a VPS or
> tiny dedicated server later on for about $60-70. I had a VPS at a very
> bad hosting company I have to get rid of now. Anyway I understand you
> can't do things like ffmpeg with a shared account there so probably a
> pain to install other things. I'd probably use fastcgi I think.
> 2. Is it possible to do all the apache configs needed for running
> catalyst (fastcgi, or mod_perl) in a config file in my own public_html
> directory I wonder. Or does everyone running catalyst as a normal user
> emailing their ISP admin to configure apache every time they write a
> new app? Yes I know just get a root account is the answer but I'd like
> to know.
> Thanks,
> Matt

If you want to take the VPS route now, I've been really happy with
Linode.com.  $20/mo and it's been rock solid for a couple months.
Have 2 slices and been very pleased.  Supportive IRC channel, plus a
responsive customer support system.


J. Shirley :: jshirley at gmail.com :: Killing two stones with one bird...

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