Tag Archives: Vps

Is it time for Web Hosting regulations?

When you read this article, be aware I have no issues with small businesses or web hosts, this article is debating should web hosts actually have some form of regulation or making it more “ethical” in the larger sense- read on as I explain many problems I have experienced.

If you are an owner of a website you have likely used many “not well-known” web hosts and if you have, you likely have screwed over at one point. As you may know that if you wanted to get into the web hosting industry you could do it for, well, nothing if you actually looked around.
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Why the credit?

Credit is something I never really understood well when it comes to companies giving refunds. The main reasons for offering credit is simple – it is cheaper for them as no actual money is traded, it keeps you trapped with them as if you want to use that credit then you got to use it with them and that I have to say is what is annoying.

So the other day I submitted a ticket to the former web host of Snat.co.il stating that the website was offline yet again and that I wanted to know the reasoning why. So after a few ticket replies debating at them, I then asked for a refund as they have been offline for quite a while and quite often.
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Downtime Notice – 9/02/2012

I am sure many people may have noticed that Tweaked for your Pleasure went offline some time in the morning only to come back online at a later time. Well, I figured I may as well write why so. Basically what happened is my vps provider called VPS.NET on Feb 8, 2012 decided for a reason I do not know to do a SAN synchronization at the database that the vps is located.

Well this was all good but what happened is the I/O on the SAN unit went nuts and well it crashed a lot of things and forced VPS.NET to ultimately having to stop the SAN synchronization and delay it until a later time.
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