[Haskell-cafe] Anyone recommend a VPS?
Pasqualino "Titto" Assini
tittoassini at gmail.com
Mon Mar 21 23:31:11 CET 2011
Thanks for the info, it sounds reassuring.
One question: is machine performance stable? Do you ever see your
virtual machines slowing significantly?
My experience in running virtual machines locally is that it is easy
to use too much memory and end up with the machine badly swapping for
Have you ever seen this happening on EC2?
On 19 March 2011 12:52, Neil Davies <semanticphilosopher at gmail.com> wrote:
> We run a the whole of our distributed file system (AFS) on a single AWS
> micro instance with linux containers inside.
> We then use other instances for various things as/when needed (using
> kerberos to distributed the management and control to the appropriate
> people). For example we have a EC2 machine that we power up and down as
> needed (still have to pay for the filestore when not being used - but that
> is very small) for GHC - used it this morning to upgrade our shared (via
> AFS) development environment to 7.0.2. All our other systems read of that
> (we are completely distributed operation).
> They've been great - had a physical processor go bad once - and also they
> had a h/w problem on one the machines once, that is in last 2 years or so
> about 6 operational system years.
> On 19 Mar 2011, at 11:36, Pasqualino Titto Assini wrote:
>> If you need to run your server continuously you might be better off
>> with a cheap dedicated server.
>> To run my quid2.org site, a rather complex setup with a web server and
>> a number of background haskell processes, I use a server from the
>> French provider OVH/Kimsufi (http://www.kimsufi.co.uk/ and
>> http://www.ovh.co.uk/products/dedicated_offers.xml ,main site is
>> You can get a decent box for 15 euro a month and a hell of a machine
>> for 50/60 euros.
>> They also have some Cloud/VPS options, that I have not used.
>> Does anyone have first-hand experience with Amazon EC2?
>> They also look very tempting.
>> On 19 March 2011 10:12, Lyndon Maydwell <maydwell at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> Does anyone have any Binaries that are built to run on EC2?
>>> That would be super!
>>> On Tue, Feb 2, 2010 at 1:11 AM, Jason Dusek <jason.dusek at gmail.com>
>>>> 2010/01/31 Marc Weber <marco-oweber at gmx.de>:
>>>>> If all you want is standard debian or such it does'nt matter.
>>>>> However I tried installing NixOS Linux and I've had lot's of
>>>>> trouble until switching to linode. NixOS was up and running
>>>>> within 30min then..
>>>> How did you get NixOS on your Linode system? They don't seem to
>>>> offer it, last I checked.
>>>> I'm looking in to doing this with PRGMR, which has pretty good
>>>> pricing though it's not nearly as featureful as Linode.
>>>> Jason Dusek
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