Inexpensive and reliable web hosting

Back in 2002 I decided to host my own sites and those of my clients and friends. To do so, I hired a very expensive internet connection, moved into the living room so that my bedroom could serve as a Data Center, and put together some old hardware to serve as a makeshift web server. Setting up the software was relatively easy, but it wasn’t long until I had to give up my idea due to faulty hardware and excessive maintenance needs. I had to move back to a hosting company, my dream shattered due to limited server access (no root, limited ssh, and so on).

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