[osflash] [OT] Doing our own business
paul.neave at gmail.com
Fri Oct 27 13:27:14 EDT 2006
I'd also recommend mediatemple -- check out their new hosting plan
called "Grid-Server". It has load balancing so your site will never go
down and will be able to cope with spikes in traffic easily:
On 27/10/06, Marcelo de Moraes Serpa <celoserpa at gmail.com> wrote:
> Hello fellow osflashers,
> Some of you may know me from this list and others such as flashcoders. I
> work with business software development. Now, me and some friends are
> thinking about doing our own web business. Fortunatelly, we have the will,
> we have the skills, we have the tools and a great community to help us
> (hint,hint). We just need a good dedicated server to host our and our
> clients projects. We are almost going with layeredtech.com, which seems to
> be a good deal.
> I know that dedicated server requires much more responsability and care than
> a shared host. I'm also not a linux/nix expert but I'm willing to learn, I
> guess that's what matters.
> We have thought about giving up... you see, even though it seems so close,
> on our country (Brazil) things are harder as our currency is not as powerful
> as the USD and then we analise about the risks and think that maybe it would
> be better to keep with our current lifestyle. But at the same time, I think
> that if we don't take the risks, we actually don't **live**, we just exist.
> I'm very excited. This is the work I have always dreamt of (currently I'm
> employee at a ERP company). I would like some advice from more experienced
> web developers about the subject, I'm sure this will be valuable (if not the
> key) to our success.
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