[RndTbl] $29 dedicated server?
gbr at majentis.com
Fri May 15 09:49:38 CDT 2015
I've got a colo server at Joe's DataCenter that I'm paying $50 USD for a
month. Soyoustart beats that. I was thinking of sending a backup
server to Joe's... I'm reconsidering.
On 2015-05-15 8:28 AM, Paul Sierks wrote:
> Cheaper / crazier yet... Kimsufi.com & soyoustart.com
> Trevor Cordes <trevor at tecnopolis.ca> wrote:
>> How are these guys doing $29/mo "dedicated server"? What's the catch?
>> They say it's a Xeon 3040 1.9GHz, so that's older/slower, but say I don't
>> need speed. RAM 2G is anemic but doable if I don't need much RAM.
>> Doesn't say ECC or not, so that's one possible catch (but usually
>> Xeon==ECC). No RAID, that sucks, maybe it can be added as a cheap
>> upgrade? Network looks very good.
>> Anyhow, that's 10-20X less than Rackspace wants for ded server. How are
>> they doing this? Is there some VM or blade-ish thing going on here? Is
>> it really a 1U box (or possibly even smaller form) somewhere just for me?
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