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compdoc
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« on: April 18, 2012, 10:19:48 pm »

My personal website is down and has been for a few days. This is the third time this semester. Does anyone know a reliable hosting company that isn't outrageously expensive?
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2012, 11:32:38 pm »

I run my blog on BlueHost. It's been great; virtually no downtime ever.

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« Reply #2 on: April 19, 2012, 6:25:39 am »

Godaddy has always worked great for me.
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« Reply #3 on: April 19, 2012, 7:21:07 am »

I've been using Dreamhost for almost 10 years now.

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« Reply #4 on: April 19, 2012, 7:35:30 am »

+1 for Bluehost. I used to use it for hosting a larger website with a lot of traffic. It only went down once and the customer support is live 24/7.

Plus, it's cheap and it comes with a lot of easily installable, fun extras.

I've also used Hostmonster, which runs on the same CP panel as blue host and costs even less. However, it did go down more than once.
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« Reply #5 on: April 19, 2012, 2:06:45 pm »

+1 for GoDaddy. They have great customer service.
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012, 6:49:20 pm »

Thanks, folks.

Got a new hosting site.
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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2012, 9:10:14 pm »

I use http://www.dotnet-host.com/ - $12/year (1GB storage and 30GB monthly bandwidth) is hard to beat. Don't think my site has ever been down...
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« Reply #8 on: April 22, 2012, 3:39:58 am »

I've been using Dreamhost for almost 10 years now.

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« Reply #9 on: April 22, 2012, 9:16:25 pm »

Godaddy has always worked great for me.

Its owner is (was?) an awful person who flogs sexist ads and loves to kill more or less lame animals, for "sport." But, yeah, they are really easy to use and have a great rep for uptime.
 
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