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aakashshah123’s Cirtexhosting Review

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aakashshah  has recently had a great experience with Cirtexhosting.  One of every webmaster’s fears is that your site will get so or even worse crash if your site happens to show up on Digg.com or Slashdot.org.  Well, recently aakashshah had this happen to him and he noticed no slow down even though his traffic was through the roof compared to normal.

THere has been no downtime so far and my sites are live since the day i had created them.
Yesterday one of my sites www.nonstopmasti.be got a sudden flow of visitors . I have got 45000 visitors and still counting ( HOpe I reach 50000 by the end of the day) and IT utilized a gread deal of BW too, yet there has not been a delay of a single sec on loading of the site and functionallity of the site is going great too.

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tcolling’s HostGator Review

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tcolling has been with HostGator for about a two months and has recently updated his HostGator experiences thread.  Initially he had a small billing issue because he signed up for the wrong plan.  That has been cleared up and his web site’s users have been commenting on how much quicker his website is running than on the previous Host Page-Zone.

Followup - It’s been almost four months since we transferred our domains to HostGator away from Page-Zone. So far, we’re fine. Service has been uninterrupted (as far as I know) and the servers’ response time seems to be very fast. I’m glad we made the change.

- Tim

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Hopefully he keeps updating this thread with his experiences!

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mrwebmeister’s DreamHost Review

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mrwebmeister did some research and found out that DreamHost would most likely be a prime candidate for his web hosting needs. He sent out emails to servage, dreamhost, and hostmonster and DreamHost was the quickest so they won his business.

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Firstly, i would like to say a big “thank you” to all contributing members of this board. Your insight proved invaluable when selecting a hosting company.

Following the advice posted here, my host quest began by compiling a list of features i deemed important to my needs. This boiled down to: reliability (uptime), storage space, cost, and customer service quality/options. By process of elimination i narrowed the qualifiers down to three: hostmonster, servage, and dreamhost.

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He was only getting around 99.1% uptime his first month, but it has been climbing up to 99.9% ever since.

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philcl Pair.com Review

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philcl talks about his experiences with pair.com and how his view of the company has changed with time. philcl originally gave Pair a 86%, specifically pointing out the fact that he missed the familiarity of CPanel when managing his website.

As of November 30th I will have been with Pair Networks for 4 months, just this past week I also moved our domain to PairNIC. Below are the updated statistics & comments on the web hosting solution and as a bonus an initial review of PairNIC.

120 Day Web Hosting Review

Overall so far….. (37/40) (93%)

Initial PairNIC Thoughts

When I came to Pair web hosting as a ‘refugee’ of a defunct provider I did not even think about the domain registration. Perhaps Pair could be faulted slightly for not suggesting the transfer of the domain, perhaps they did and I missed it. Turns out our domain was up for expiry near the end of November and I got a notice from a 3rd party I had never heard of who our previous host had used to register the domain. I had to contact them and jump through a lot of hoops to get the domain transfer code. Once all that was done it truly was a breeze to setup PairNIC and the employees helped me in a friendly and courteous manner. I basically said “HELP my domain is expiring in 3 days what do I do” and they walked me through everything.

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Overall, it seems like a great choice for hosting for someone without a lot of technical knowledge and a fair chunk of change to spare. Pair hosting isn’t cheap, but at least their support looks like they earn their keep.

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nothingleft’s Bluehost Review

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nothingleft had a bad experience with Bluehost, specifically with the host’s performance and reliability.

I switched to Bluehost last year, after a few years at Readyhosting.

Bluehost was great, fast site, lots of features and quick customer service….

Recently Bluehost has developed some issues. They installed a new piece of hardware, I don’t remember what it was, but that’s when the problems began. I am only going to speak from my own experience. Soon after that, my website started getting really slow(about 25% of the time). I started looking around, others seemed to be having problems as well, but it seems Bluehost always had a public solution for them…You need to buy more CPU was the common one.

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If you’ve got ADD and can’t sit through the long read, it’s basically a negative review with a focus on poor support from Bluehost with a smattering of censorship that you’re likely to see on most company owned forums.

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Badmovies IXWebhosting Review

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Badmovies had a bad experience with IXWebhosting when they decided to block the hosted site because it was too popular.

My experience with IXWebhosting happened one year ago, but it popped up in my memory. I checked their site and it appears that they are overselling to such an extreme level that my situation is a joke. One of their plans is $12.95 a month with 2000 GB of data transfer and unlimited space. If I had seen that back in December 2005, this story would not have occurred.

When I transferred my site to them I spoke with a sales representative, for a good ten or fifteen minutes, about my needs. The site usually served about 800K pages a month and made use of PHP, though not in a CPU-taxing way. I finally settled on a plan which was, if memory serves, their second from the top. Something about $50 a month, perhaps it was even $60 per month.

I moved the site onto their server and it was okay for about ten days. Not great, some lags, but the site was up and responding. Around the tenth day it was crawling. I contacted support and was eventually told that they were blocking the site, because it was too popular. That went back and forth for a few days. One of the main reasons I argued was that, at the very least, there was new data on the server that I had not backed up (due to the slowness). They would not turn the account back on in any form, not even so I could retrieve that data. I went and found a new host….

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