Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.
Author: Dave Polaschek Posted: 11/15/1999; 3:30:44 PM Topic: Rewrite of surveys.userland.com Msg #: 13082 (In response to 13078) Prev/Next: 13081 / 13083
Just a $2000 box serving that app along with a bunch of other websites.
I've been thinking about this lately. Frontier seems to run pretty well even on a Mac 7100/66. This is a powerful thing. A used 7100 with monitor, keyboard, mouse, etc is available for around $250 today. That makes for a pretty cheap web-server. If you decide you need more compute power, you can upgrade to a 250MHz G3 for another $250.
When I get things a little less flaky (I'm still tweaking the hardware and software configurations), I'll report back on how it all holds up, but for now, it's looking like it'll be acceptable performance.
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- Re: Cheap servers, Scott Burton, 11/15/1999; 3:46:47 PM
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