[olug] directnic.com down
aric at omahax.com
aric at omahax.com
Fri May 20 19:30:01 UTC 2011
Not really talking about hosting companies.
I would never use Godaddy for web hosting.
I do use Hostgator for hosting, I don't think they do name registration.
> I have used bluehost.com and godaddy. I had a heck of a time
> getting my domain out of godaddy, they ARE tricky little rodents. I
> prefer bluehost cause' they give shell access and it's cheap, I
> haven't had any issues with them for about 3 years now. I bought in
> with a 3.95/mo. first year promotion but I think it's actually ..
> 6.95/mo. I hear hostgator.com is supposed to be pretty good as well.
> I believe those are the three "biggest" hosting companies.
> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 1:30 PM, George De Bruin <sndchaser at gmail.com>
>> I've been using namecheap.com for several years now... Â works well, and
>> had zero issues with them. Â I also have some web hosting with them, and
>> found their support to be excellent (they literally helped migrate a
>> database from another domain and hosting service to a new domain on
>> servers about an hour, and have handled several other requests in
>> Another friend has been using GKG for several years - he seems quite
>> with them.
>> So far it sounds a like a 2-2 for both namecheap and GKG. :)
>> On Fri, May 20, 2011 at 11:59 AM, Obi-Wan <obiwan at jedi.com> wrote:
>>> OK, speaking of registrars, what's the cheapest .com registrar out
>>> I'm going to be rebranding my photography business, and I want to
>>> several variations on the name just to protect the brand and allow for
>>> possible future expansion. Â I won't be advertising these secondary
>>> in the foreseeable future, though, so I hate to spend a bunch of money
>>> on an uber-reliable registrar. Â Just somebody that will forward HTTP
>>> requests to a different domain would be sufficient.
>>> I've used both Network Solutions (Verisign) and GoDaddy in the past,
>>> and have no complaints with the technical performance of either.
>>> What's the down side of the cheaper, lesser-known registrars? Â Is it
>>> just the ease of managing multiple domains?
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>>> obiwan at jedi.com
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