I am considering adding offsite secondary backup servers in house on a full T1 (multiple? or a fractional T3?). Servers will be located in Ontario Canada. Does anyone know the average, upper, and lower cost for a full or even partial T1? I am trying to go as cheap as possible since the line probably wont be used unless the datacenter looses service.
If anyones had any experience with T1, as far as price, reliability, best providers etc
Today I wanted to configure server for colocation and I went to both HP and DELL, and everything was ok until I started to configure HDDs. Price of regular 1Tb HDD is about $500 on both DELL and HP, while same drive costs $84 on newegg. Whats the catch? I mean processor, RAM, and everything else has normal prices, but HDDs are 6X more expensive than normal price.
Do you know any good site where I can configure server and order it to colocation address. Also it must be very cheap ? Best would be if I could order components from new egg, send them to company which assembles everything and then send it to DC.
We all see this and not just in the hosting industry. Prices like 7.95$ or 5.99$ or 1.90$. They mean just 8$, 6$ and 2$ on the excel sheet plus come cents more or less.
But for the customer he prefers to see the first digit only, just the 7 instead that he know hes is almost paying 8$. Now, do people actually think this has some effect in the customer?
Do you think a price like 7.95$ actually looks cheaper then just a straight 8$ for example.
I know then when i look at such an price i just round it directly to 8$ so i that trick doest work on me and im sure it doesnt in allot of other people. When i shop online i just calculated all the products rounded directly so i get a higher price of what im paying. On the checkout i save just a little cents but i know i paid basically an exact number.
Now my discussion was to be able to know in what benefits and or hurts to use those prices for a company. Do people prefer decimal prices or do they just prefer a straight price. And why instead of 7.95$ people dont just use 8.20$. The price is basically the same, 8$ for the viewer or shopper but you are still making 20 cents more that the customer doesn't, care instead of actually losing 5 cents in each transaction.
Just finished a conversation with a friend and business partner. He wondered if the the prices of shared plans will increase. My position was they would... or at least many companies will increase it withing the next few month.
My arguments is there was a pricing war since 2005 and many dropped their prices close to zero. Now the dollar is weak and there are many other reasons prices of shared account go grow.
when i see best prices for colo on a 42u rack its about 600-800$ for a full rack + 20 amp + 1-5 mbps bandwith but when i see the offers for 1u or 2u colo its almost 50-60$. Why is there such a big difference?
I am currently hosting with WebNX. I have been a happy customer with them, but in this economy it is important to pinch pennies. I was paying $600 a month after a discount. I am a low maintenance customer. In 6 months my only customer support ticket was asking where remote reboots can be requested (I never have needed one). Here is my current setup:
Server 1 Dual e5440 16GB Ram 2x 500gb Sata II w/ hardware raid 1 cPanel
Server 2 Dual e5440 16GB ram 8x 36gb 15k rpm SAS w/ hardware RAID 10
Other services 4TB pooled BW Servers connected with a cross connect. 8 IP addresses (I think)
I am looking for servers with similar specification, but specifications do not have to be exact. <<snipped>>
Like if you try to make your own server, it would cost a few thousand right? Or bought one from IBM or something. If you rent a server, it could cost you like double that I notice or even more in a period of a year.
I was looking at the prices of Xeon 5420 and they are like only 400 or something. Motherboard, ram, hdd's shouldn't amount to too much right?
And companies are charging like 50 bucks a month for a 2 gigs of ram.
Or am I actually looking at this wrong and actually am looking at desktop components? So is bandwidth the cost for these prices? In the long run aren't people being ripped off?
I'm wondering what kind of prices you would be looking at for some private data center space, maybe in the InfoMart or one of Internaps data centers - somewhere in Texas though, preferably Dallas. Is there any kind of rough monthly price I should expect? Maybe a standard per sq ft charge?
Also, if you rent a private "suite" does that include office space, or would that still be needed separately? How much would it be to get a small (100 to 500 sq ft) office in the infomart?
Cabinet Suite (Internap only it seems), and private suites would be considered. Possibly a cage or private rack, but not preferred.
If everyone can take a look at this (while all domains were turned off) and give me any advice to what is eating up resources so badly? The load averages are at 1.3+ with only yum trying to run on the box and it has already been running to nearly two hours were this would typically take 10-15 minutes max prior.
Host: FutureHost Type: VPS DC: Dallas Plan: VPS Elite with 1.5GB of memory
I have a VPS, and i wanted to know if the CPU / Load Average that shows at my Plesk control panel reports only the usage of my part of the server cpu, or if it is the real/complete cpu usage for the entire server?
So in a simple way, is another user with a vps at the same server is doing a high cpu task at is vps, will it show at my plesk cpu load average?
Having a reseller account(didn't need it, but was talked into it originally), on the average how many domains should I expect to be hosted on one IP? Right now I show 466 for my IP. This is more for curiosity at this point than anything.
I have to move about 50 GB each night from one server to another.
This is the command I'm using:
/bin/nice -n +19 scp -c blowfish -l 18000 -P 22222 root@XX.XX.XX.XX:/backup/dailybacks/*.tar.gz ./ There is no private lan so i have to use internet. I'm using blowfish, which will reduce cpu load, and also limiting bandwidth transfer, usign -l 18000. How ever, I still do see some high load averages..
Do you have any other suggestion to optimize CPU performance while running scp?
What would the average person looking for a VPS look for? I know each customer is different but I am talking just the most common. I am looking for specs to look for if I do a review site. That way I will review the type of VPS's most people are looking for.
I am looking for sellers to perhaps post their best selling VPS plan.
Include your guesses/experience with the following