[NA-Discuss] Shared Hosting vs VPS: How safe is your website
alan.greenberg at mcgill.ca
Wed Feb 6 15:28:40 UTC 2013
Not to argue with the potential problems of shared hosting, it is not
synonymous with the hosting company registering the domain name for
you. You can register your own name and then point it at a shared host site.
At 06/02/2013 07:52 AM, Glenn McKnight wrote:
>Recently I setup the ISOC Canada WordPress site at a Shared Hosting
> website due to price but upon research and discussion with Joly and
>others I discovered that Shared hosting opens your site to potential
>hacking. Research revealed that the site is shared with 3,500 others.
>Here is some research on the risk
>*Question: Is it worth the difference?*
>Upon discussion with the hosting company they don't have a VPS service to
>upgrade the account.
>When I did a WHOIS on the name this was the first thing I found. No
>response yet from the hosting company, Ticketed the item with their support
>on this issue as well. Almost feel hostage.
> Name FastDomain Inc. (R1455-LROR) StatusADDPERIOD, CLIENT TRANSFER
>PROHIBITED, TRANSFER PROHIBITED
>In conversation with Joly he recommeded a VPS site called GANDI for
>more secure hosting
>Also I found gatorhosting.com as well
>mcknight.glenn at gmail.com
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