An ode to my hosting company

February 11th, 2007

I've been hosting Brain on Fire with NearlyFreeSpeech.net for close to 9 months now, and they've won my admiration. I'm currently paying a couple pennies a day for some of the best service I've ever encountered with a host or registrar.

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Please excuse the dust

June 6th, 2006

For several days the BrainOnFire.net site was inoperable, due to an error at my hosting company, NetFirms. I have switched to a new host, NearlyFreeSpeech.net, which has more features yet is less expensive. One of the features is the Apache module mod_rewrite, which allows me to have prettier URLs. (Luckily, the old-style URLs still work, so existing links to this site won't break.)

If you sent me email in the past week and didn't receive a reply, I may not have received it, so consider resending it.

Moving site to cooler host

May 24th, 2006

Brain on Fire is currently hosted on NetFirms.com, and while NetFirms is nicer than some of the other website hosting services I've seen, I'm paying for a lot of unused bandwidth and storage space. I'll be moving this site over to NearlyFreeSpeech.net, where I only have to pay for the bandwidth and storage space I actually use. I'll be paying less, but have more features to play with. For example, the URL for this post will no longer be the somewhat anonymous http://www.brainonfire.net/?p=57 but rather the more descriptive http://www.brainonfire.net/moving-site-to-cooler-host. Pretty sweet.

I'm moving my domain and email hosting to Everyone.net, which is a pretty nice deal. It's recommended by NearlyFreeSpeech.net.

Expect some website and email funkiness for a several-day span between now and June 9.