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From: Yishai Beeri <yishai <at> platonix.com>
Subject: Re: hosting the wiki
Newsgroups: gmane.comp.python.israel
Date: Monday 30th January 2012 16:28:25 UTC (over 5 years ago)
Won't a micro node in Amazon suffice? This can be had for free (first  
year).

On Mon, 30 Jan 2012 18:10:06 +0200, Amit Aronovitch  

wrote:

> Hi,
>
> Following a two week downtime period in December, I had moved the  
> python-il
> wiki <http://wiki.python.org.il/Main_Page>
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?
>
>     AA


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