Dedicated Server

Today, I signed the contract for my first dedicated server. It’s a fully managed server from HostMySite.com. Some specs: Intel Xeon 3.2 GHZ (1066 MHz FSB), DDR 2048 MB (2 GB), 3 x SCSI 73 GB (10k RPM), SCSI Raid Card, Linux RedHat Enterprise and 2000 GB monthly transfer. I’m splitting it with my buddy Brandon. We’ve been talking about it for a couple months, I think, with the last few weeks being “busy” getting quotes, recommendations, etc. In the end, the way we found HostMySite.com was simply by Googling for managed dedicated servers, funnily enough.

Kind of a big deal, really. To me, anyway. It also means I’m on the hook for another $300 a month… so, I’ll be working hard to fill the server. :)

Patrick O'Keefe

Managing online communities since 2000, I publish a collective of websites known as the iFroggy Network. I wrote the book Managing Online Forums and, as a public speaker, have presented for organizations like CNN, institutions like Australian National University and conferences like SXSW. More about me.

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Triumvirate

about 13 years ago

Looks like a really nice server, and a good deal to. Can't wait to see what you are going to fill it up with. :)

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Patrick

about 13 years ago

Thanks Brandon. :)

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Tanner

about 13 years ago

Heh. Google knows all. Don't have too much fun with it. :P

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