Indeed, I have been burned by personal data loss before, and I guess I should really look into their back-up strategy (non-existent?), or implementing our own.
Maybe we can upload to Nirvanix, and transcode there, but then transfer it to S3 for long-term storage & public delivery.
Also, Tom, the email address you used for this comment is now “undeliverable”. Remote host said: 554 delivery error: dd This user doesn’t have a yahoo.com account (firstname.lastname@example.org) [-5] - mta160.mail.ac4.yahoo.com [BODY] at 2008-12-05 16:38:33
(Zakir)[http://blog.zakirhemraj.com] said: You’re right, we have split the application and db into two servers… and yes, it was really easy.
If you’re looking for other cheep grid hosting solutions, Slicehost (recently acquired by Rackspace) is awesome..
I’ll be using them for my personal projects. at 2008-12-06 12:45:55