Quantcast Stablehost Stockholm location worth it? - digitalFAQ Forum
  #1  
05-31-2018, 03:37 AM
msingle msingle is offline
Free Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 7
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
I've been with Stablehost for a couple years now with no problems. I have their reseller account. I physically am in Asia but most customers will probably be US/Canadians but they could also be from any English speaking location. Server is in Phoenix.

On one important site, I don't get much traffic yet (haven't fully launched) but I get CPU and IO faults. I've cut down on plugins and tried everything under the sun to fix it.

I had determined to move to their Enterprise version as soon as the site got some traction and more visitors. I just want to focus on my content and customers not trying to tweak a plugin or whatever.

Now for the next 24 hours, they have 75% off for life in their new Stockholm data center including the Enterprise version.

Their support said it would be better to stay in the US data center but I've read your opinions on WHT about it probably not mattering.

Part of me says it may be a little slower but it will be up because there will be more resources. It's a tradeoff.

I just wanted to check on your current thoughts.

Thanks.
Mark
Reply With Quote
Someday, 12:01 PM
admin's Avatar
Ads / Sponsors
 
Join Date: ∞
Posts: 42
Thanks: ∞
Thanked 42 Times in 42 Posts
  #2  
05-31-2018, 09:18 PM
kpmedia's Avatar
kpmedia kpmedia is offline
Site Staff | Web Hosting, Photo
 
Join Date: Feb 2004
Posts: 4,241
Thanked 354 Times in 332 Posts
Location really doesn't matter as much as some think, especially if you leverage things like CloudFlare.

We seem to be pressed for time, so I'll skip straight to the advice with little explanation:

75% is a bargain, and it seems funds may matter to you. So, for that, I'd strongly consider doing it.

Just be aware that Tyler (founder and owner of Stablehost) sold to EU company MissHosting probably 6 months ago. He moved on, but all other employees of Stablehost remained. However, it could be assumed that the Stockholm location is more MissHosting than Stablehost. Because that was a MissHosting location. The founder/CEO is not somebody I necessarily adore, somewhat checkered past, but the outlook on hosting is somewhat ideal. They use locals for support. That means that the Stockholm location probably won't be supported by familiar names from Phoenix. Something else to consider.

There are some unknowns about Stablehost.com these days, so I've not been overly endorsing them at this time.

Some of my most important personal sites at at Stablehost, so it does make me slightly nervous. I watch closely these days. I saw funny stuff months before the sellout was announced, especially the sudden unannounced closure of PingThat. I don't like it when unannounced things happen!

- Did my advice help you? Then become a Premium Member and support this site.
- Please Like Us on Facebook | Follow Us on Twitter

- Need a good web host? Ask me for help! Get the shared, VPS, semi-dedicated, cloud, or reseller you need.
Reply With Quote
  #3  
06-01-2018, 09:18 AM
msingle msingle is offline
Free Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2014
Posts: 7
Thanked 0 Times in 0 Posts
Thanks so much for your reply.

After I posted this, I suddenly realized that having my sites live in Europe with the new GDPR deal may not be something I want. And, not just that I'm also not sure what all other laws or regulations I may be under.

I've figured out that when people in the know, like yourself, are uneasy or unclear about a situation that is normally a sign to stay away.

So I did.

I'll stay with Stablehost America - no reason to change at this point - and when the time comes will decide about upgrading or moving.

Thanks.
Mark
Reply With Quote
Reply




Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
What are my PAL VHS decks worth? mr-vhsc General Discussion 6 12-24-2015 11:49 AM
Please complete your location in the profile friendly_jacek General Discussion 2 08-19-2015 11:01 AM
ATI MMC Captured file location rocko Capture, Record, Transfer 0 06-22-2015 11:58 AM
EuroVPS vs Fresh Roast Hosting? Best server location? Impulse Web Hosting 1 08-18-2014 09:16 PM
Remote power units to recharge camera batteries, use laptop on location ? kpmedia Photo Cameras: Buying & Shooting 0 03-21-2011 07:33 AM

Thread Tools



 
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 06:00 PM