[Catalyst] UK hosting
pau4o at kamennn.eu
Mon Jan 11 22:14:59 GMT 2016
On Mon, Jan 11, 2016 at 7:21 PM, Chris Welch <welch.chris at gmail.com> wrote:
> This is not actually a technical request, so apologies if I shouldn't be
> asking this here.
> I'm hoping some of you can recommend a host - I've got my site to a point
> where I need to think about putting it online somewhere. It's a rewrite of
> a current site, which I wrote 10 years ago when I was learning Perl and that
> does a maximum of 500MB bandwidth a month, so I don't think I'd need any
> more than 1GB to be safe, but I don't know what sort of server specs I ought
> to be going for with a database (MySQL) driven site (my current one uses dbm
> I've had a look at the (Google cached, as it seems to be down at the moment)
> hosting page on the Catalyst wiki and most of the reviews aren't very
> recent, so it would be handy to know if there are any up-to-date
> recommendations. I don't necessarily need UK based hosting, but something
> that's reasonably responsive for UK-based visitors. My current site is
> hosted here: https://krystal.co.uk/ - I have always been happy with them,
> but the requirement to move to VPS to host the Catalyst app means I need to
> shop around a bit - their VPS costs don't seem to offer as much as some of
> the others.
I can recommend you https://www.linode.com/ - they provide excellent
VPS services and offer servers from London based data center.
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