----- Original Message ---- > From: Paul M Foster <pa...@quillandmouse.com> > To: email@example.com > Sent: Friday, September 4, 2009 9:15:08 PM > Subject: Re: [PHP] Searching on AlphaNumeric Content Only > > On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 08:15:41PM -0400, Robert Cummings wrote: > > > Paul M Foster wrote: > >> On Fri, Sep 04, 2009 at 04:22:18PM -0400, Eddie Drapkin wrote: > >> > >>> On Fri, Sep 4, 2009 at 12:02 PM, Lupus > >>> Michaeliswrote: > >> > >>> if you're on shared hosting (but then again I am of the opinion > >>> that those who choose to run with shared hosting dig their own graves > >>> in more ways than one). > >> > >> Any time you or someone else would like to backstop me in setting up a > >> dedicated server on rackspace or somewhere else, for free or really > >> cheap, you let me know! Otherwise, those of us with less than complete > >> expertise in server setup are stuck with shared hosting. ;-} > > > > For a few hundred bucks a year you can get a VPS (Virtual Private > > Server), which gives you root access. once you get a couple of clients > > on it, it will pay for itself year after year. If you have clients that > > don't use much resources, you can put a few on and even make a profit on > > the hosting alone. > > Oh sure. Well aware of it. The problem is not finding a VPS or working > with root access or anything like that. The problem is expertise. POP3, > SMTP, SSH, HTTP, DNS, firewall security while still allowing access to > outward facing servers, etc. It's more expertise than most people have, > including me. The servers I run are internal and don't have to deal with > the rigors of the internet, and only serve a couple of people. Setting > up multiple domains under an Apache server is black magic to me, for > instance. And then there's backups, and > what-do-I-do-if-the-server-fails, etc. Sheesh.
I stand corrected. You paid for peace of mind :D > > Paul > > -- > Paul M. Foster > > -- > PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) > To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php -- PHP General Mailing List (http://www.php.net/) To unsubscribe, visit: http://www.php.net/unsub.php