[Mono-list] .NET Hosting Suggestions?
joe_audette at yahoo.com
Wed May 31 13:18:50 EDT 2006
I recommend www.GrokThis.net
joe_audette [at] yahoo dotcom
----- Original Message ----
From: David P. Donahue <ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu>
To: mono-list <mono-list at lists.ximian.com>
Sent: Wednesday, May 31, 2006 12:07:45 PM
Subject: [Mono-list] .NET Hosting Suggestions?
Not sure how off-topic this is for this group, but I'll ask anyway just
Can anyone recommend a good (and low-priced, if possible) web host for
hosting .NET web applications?
I ask because my friend and I have been working on and testing a site as
part of a small business endeavor. We're going to host it 100%
ourselves eventually, but need to kick-start the income a bit in order
to budget a production-class web server and commercial internet
connection. So what we need is a host where we can run our .NET website
(which, in and of itself, is pretty simple), a database for it to
reference where we can, of course, have control over our tables (MySQL
would be preferred, but not entirely necessary), and be able to use an
outbound SMTP service to go along with .NET's Mail object in the code (a
minor concern, but necessary for the site to do its stuff).
Ideally, we'd want something more geared towards geeks, where we can
keep the whole thing simple and avoid all the marketing speak.
I've never actually used 3rd party hosting before, so I honestly don't
even know where to look. Of course, Google searches for things like
".NET web hosting" return about half the internet. And I'd much rather
have a first-hand account of someone who's been happy with a particular
one, for whatever reasons.
Any advice would be much appreciated. Thank you.
-David P. Donahue
ddonahue at ccs.neu.edu
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