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From: Gabor Szabo <gabor <at> szabgab.com>
Subject: Re: hosting the wiki
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.python.israel
Date: Monday 30th January 2012 16:41:38 UTC (over 5 years ago)
On Mon, Jan 30, 2012 at 6:10 PM, Amit Aronovitch 
wrote:
> Hi,
>
> Following a two week downtime period in December, I had moved the
python-il
> wiki from its previous hosting on hexten.net to a private server (small
node
> in Amazon's eu-west), where it is still hosted. (Note that we also have a
> static site on Hamakor, which we can edit, but we are not free to install
> any software we wish there).
>
> Due to the spam attack that preceded this downtime, I had also disabled
> self-service-account-creation for a while.
> After some cleanup, I have re-enabled auto account creation, but it now
> requires a CAPTCHA / voice challenge (I do not like it, and I know there
are
> ways to bypass it, but it seems like the minimal-effort working solution
to
> the current problem).
>
> Seems like the Amazon hosting costs about 70$/month, which is not cheap.
>  Since I do not currently use this server for any other purpose: any
idea
> for alternative/free/cheaper option?

I have been using http://www.linode.com/ for a while and
slowly
switching over my sites.
They give you a small VPS for $20/month.
There you can install whatever you'd like.

Gabor
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