[RndTbl] Co-location costs

Gerald Brandt gbr at majentis.com
Sat Feb 16 10:49:13 CST 2019

On February 16, 2019 2:31:53 AM CST, Trevor Cordes <trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:
>On 2019-02-15 John Lange wrote:
>> Just curious why you are looking to Colo a server vs. a vm in AWS or
>> Azure? Cloud is why it is so hard to find Colo these days.
>I'll take a guess, but Daulton can elaborate.  How about Spectre and
>the never-ending stream of lookalikes?  I'd also throw in there the
>fact that many/most sec kernel bugs these days are kvm/virt related.
>The market is still there.  There's a reason RackSpace can charge $500+
>month for bare-metal hosting.
>> Or why not just put it on a decent business internet service and put
>> it under your desk?
>With Wpg internet prices it looks like it's cheaper per month to colo
>with one of the providers Daulton listed!!  Not to mention you'd get
>more 9's with most decent colo providers than your local shaw or mts
>line (even "business class").
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I use SoYouStart in Montreal (part of OVH) They supply a dedicated server (xeons with 32GB) for $50 CDN a month. I run Proxmox and multiple vms on it.

I had a hard drive failure a few weeks ago, and it didnt take them long to fix it.


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