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Ben Reyes Web   Hosting
Quick Outline <ul><li>Brief intro about me & history </li></ul><ul><li>Types of web hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Things to ta...
Who the f*** is this guy? <ul><li>Established a small web hosting business in late 2003 using pocket money - CircleHosting...
Story of the “kiddy” web host <ul><li>CircleHosting.net established by 3 teens. Edward Whitely (14), Carl Meredith (16), B...
<ul><li>Don’t just avoid web hosts run by teen. You’ll have to watch out for fly-by-night hosts run by “adults”. </li></ul>
Story of 5,000 web hosts left scared <ul><li>2004 Donna Mercer (angelnetworkz.net) </li></ul><ul><li>Not a “Kiddy-Host”  <...
Types: Shared Hosting <ul><li>Your “Bog” standard hosting package </li></ul><ul><li>Sites shared with many on one or more ...
Types: Dedicated/Co-Lo <ul><li>Renting your own server/ </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Low cost to move into server </li></...
Server Rental: Ben Recommends <ul><li>- SoftLayer.com ($159-$500 PM) </li></ul><ul><li>LayeredTech.com ($75-$300 PM) </li>...
Types: Virtual Dedicated Servers <ul><li>Also known as Virtual Private Servers </li></ul><ul><li>Root access to a virtual ...
Types: Grid & Clustered <ul><li>Watch out for “grid” hosts but are in fact clustered fail-over hosts (Media Temple’s 100GB...
Control Panels Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes <ul><li>Why?: Easier to transfer from server ...
cPanel Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
Control Panels <ul><li>Why?: Easier to transfer from server to server, host to host. </li></ul><ul><li>No need to mess wit...
Ben’s Path of hosting Shared Hosting/Reseller Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes Virtual Dedica...
<ul><li>Specialised application hosting is a growing industry (Video - YouTube, Email – Gmail, Podcasting – Liberated Synd...
Backstory/History CircleHosting.net (First started web hosting business) http://whoisdonnamercer.blogspot.com  (History or...
benmatthew.net  (Blog) CreateIP.tv (Upcoming start-up developing services for video pod casting inc. hosting) [Would be fa...
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BarCamp: Web Hosting -18th Feb 07

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  • Get free hosting 1 GB bandwidth 100GB. Recommended to : webhosting.web.id, runhostings.com, ppnz.org, sentorahost.com Thanks
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  • Very nice presentation...even lively..anyone could be interested in web hosting services.......
    We have new indian startup & i would like to know your suggestion regarding our hosting services

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  1. 1. Ben Reyes Web Hosting
  2. 2. Quick Outline <ul><li>Brief intro about me & history </li></ul><ul><li>Types of web hosting </li></ul><ul><li>Things to take from experience in web hosting (Providers used, things to watch out for) </li></ul><ul><li>Q&A/Discussion </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  3. 3. Who the f*** is this guy? <ul><li>Established a small web hosting business in late 2003 using pocket money - CircleHosting.net (Sold 2006) </li></ul><ul><li>18 and first year Multimedia Computing student at Queen Mary, University of London </li></ul><ul><li>A long term community consultant for a LLU ADSL2+ UK based ISP </li></ul><ul><li>Founder of the upcomming CreateIP.tv </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  4. 4. Story of the “kiddy” web host <ul><li>CircleHosting.net established by 3 teens. Edward Whitely (14), Carl Meredith (16), Ben Reyes(15) </li></ul><ul><li>CircleHosting had over 100+ current customers </li></ul><ul><li>Started with a Resellers account </li></ul>
  5. 5. <ul><li>Don’t just avoid web hosts run by teen. You’ll have to watch out for fly-by-night hosts run by “adults”. </li></ul>
  6. 6. Story of 5,000 web hosts left scared <ul><li>2004 Donna Mercer (angelnetworkz.net) </li></ul><ul><li>Not a “Kiddy-Host” </li></ul><ul><li>Did not pay Managed.com $70,000 rental costs </li></ul><ul><li>Affected many web hosters small and mid-sized. Many reputable compaines. (Avoid at all costs) </li></ul><ul><li>Read more back story on http://whoisdonnamercer.blogspot.com </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  7. 7. Types: Shared Hosting <ul><li>Your “Bog” standard hosting package </li></ul><ul><li>Sites shared with many on one or more servers </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Low-Cost, Maintenance not needed </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: No root access, reliability, overcrowding </li></ul>
  8. 8. Types: Dedicated/Co-Lo <ul><li>Renting your own server/ </li></ul><ul><li>Advantages: Low cost to move into server </li></ul><ul><li>Disadvantages: Setup Costs for Colo, Site down? You fix it… (Unmanaged server) </li></ul>
  9. 9. Server Rental: Ben Recommends <ul><li>- SoftLayer.com ($159-$500 PM) </li></ul><ul><li>LayeredTech.com ($75-$300 PM) </li></ul><ul><li>ThePlanet.com </li></ul><ul><li>Others used in the past: </li></ul><ul><li>Managed.com </li></ul><ul><li>Gnax.net (backups) </li></ul>
  10. 10. Types: Virtual Dedicated Servers <ul><li>Also known as Virtual Private Servers </li></ul><ul><li>Root access to a virtual server </li></ul><ul><li>Allocated resources </li></ul><ul><li>Lower costs than a rented server </li></ul><ul><li>Great for development & testing </li></ul><ul><li>Most popular virtual tech in hosting is SWsoft: Virtuozzo </li></ul><ul><li>Ben Recommends: Servint.net </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  11. 11. Types: Grid & Clustered <ul><li>Watch out for “grid” hosts but are in fact clustered fail-over hosts (Media Temple’s 100GB space 1TB bandwith $20 pm) </li></ul><ul><li>Keep an eye out for 3Tera AppLogic Grid technology for web Apps </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes <ul><li>LayeredTech.com has started to </li></ul><ul><li>Provide a version of this using AppLogic </li></ul>
  12. 12. Control Panels Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes <ul><li>Why?: Easier to transfer from server to server, host to host. </li></ul><ul><li>No need to mess with service installs each time </li></ul><ul><li>Resell hosting and create shared accounts </li></ul><ul><li>I recommend using a host or server that uses cPanel or Plesk as they are the most popular used by web hosting compaines </li></ul>
  13. 13. cPanel Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  14. 14. Control Panels <ul><li>Why?: Easier to transfer from server to server, host to host. </li></ul><ul><li>No need to mess with service installs each time </li></ul><ul><li>Resell hosting and create shared accounts </li></ul><ul><li>I recommend using a host or server that uses cPanel or Plesk as they are the most popular used by web hosting compaines </li></ul>Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  15. 15. Ben’s Path of hosting Shared Hosting/Reseller Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes Virtual Dedicated Server Dedicated Server Clustered Servers Gird Buy dark fibre and do a Google
  16. 16. <ul><li>Specialised application hosting is a growing industry (Video - YouTube, Email – Gmail, Podcasting – Liberated Syndication) </li></ul><ul><li>Uses of Grid/Clustered shared hosting </li></ul>Future of WebHosting? Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  17. 17. Backstory/History CircleHosting.net (First started web hosting business) http://whoisdonnamercer.blogspot.com (History or a bad host) Control Panels cPanel.net, http://www.swsoft.com/plesk , http://www.webhostautomation.com/ (Helm) Server Rental SoftLayer.com, Servint.net, LayeredTech.com, ThePlanet.com, Managed.com, Gnax.net Grid Tech: http://www.3tera.com Webhosting Forum: WebHostingTalk.com Resources/Links Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes
  18. 18. benmatthew.net (Blog) CreateIP.tv (Upcoming start-up developing services for video pod casting inc. hosting) [Would be fantastic to hear from you] Email: Ben@CreateIPTV.com Skype: BenReyes upcoming.org/user/84081/ flickr.com/photos/benmatthew Contact Ben Reyes Ben Matthew Reyes – Email: ben@createiptv.com Skype: benreyes

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