Back up and running

By Kip Kniskern | Posted June 25, 2008 6 comments

Apologies for the downtime, we’ve been down the last 17 hours or so, due to problems at our webhost.  Pretty frustrating, really, and we’re exploring our options (know a good web host? – leave a comment).  Glad to be back up, though.  Apparently the rumor mill was swirling in our absence, although other than propping up Yahoo!s stock, there seems to be little news of substance, at least not yet.

Sorry, too, to have missed a nice mention by Todd Bishop of the Seattle PI, to whom Bill Gates confirmed Windows Movie Maker “as a part of Windows Live” and linked our reporting of that news here back on March 27.  Watching some of the retrospectives we realized how much we’re going to miss Bill Gates, but at the same time can’t wait to see where Ray Ozzie takes Microsoft, and Windows Live.

Hopefully, we’ll remain online (with what we pay for our server we should never go down, but hey), but if not, there’s always Twitter:

failwhale

Posted June 25th, 2008 at 10:41 am
  • achh1

    try http://www.webhost4life.com

    it is very good and price will not break your bank as well.

    Has been using it since last 2 years. Love them
    Atul

  • garethmoore

    Use a Rackspace dedicated server. Not cheap, but well worth the expense – fantastic support and offices all over the world.

    We’ve got seven servers with them and always recommend them to anyone who asks!

    G

  • absorbation

    A dedicated server is the way forward. I personally would recommend Dreamhost, who have great support and even allow you to customise your own server’s specs.

  • ScottIsAFool

    I’ve been considering webhost4life for my own webhosting stuff, funnily enough, would be changing from 1and1… 8-) what does that say…!

  • Mephiles

    You’ll need a Windows host won’t you?

  • Kip Kniskern

    We’ve been on a dedicated server for close to 2 years now. Our current webhost offers very competitive prices, and truthfully we’ve had no issues up until the last month or so. We pay less than half what Rackspace is asking, that’s a lot to pay each month for service (esp when things shouldn’t go wrong, normally). We’d like to (and probably will) move to a new server, with WinServer 2008 etc, just a matter of doing that within our webhost or elsewhere.