[nSLUG] "Local" web hosting

Adam Cox adam.undefined at gmail.com
Tue Apr 21 13:00:41 ADT 2009

I have been using Websavers < http://www.websavers.ca/ > for the last
number of years and have been quite happy with them. The server itself
is not local but the company is.  It is run by a few guys here in

Adam Cox
Halifax, NS

>Date: Tue, 21 Apr 2009 07:53:39 -0300
>From: Daniel MacKay <daniel at bonmot.ca>
>Subject: [nSLUG] "Local" web hosting
>To: Nova Scotia Linux User Group <nslug at nslug.ns.ca>
>Message-ID: <C831496C-ADB6-450A-8863-FE6E22570EF5 at bonmot.ca>
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>A friend has asked me about local web hosting, so I thought I'd pass
>it on here.  She wants to host her web site "locally" - I don't know
>why, what her goal is; I suspect the main motivation is to keep any $
>$ she's spending, local.

>We can do a discussion about why anyone would want "local" web
>hosting separately, but for now - what are her choices?  What comes
>to mind:
>* AirFire
>* Chebucto
>* *possibly* a few guys-with-gear-in-their-basements (any names) ??

>Ian has suggested:
>* http://www.dynamichosting.ca/

>Any others?

>Daniel MacKay
>Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada

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