[Ubuntu-SG] Back!

John Thng johnthng83 at gmail.com
Wed Aug 20 04:20:02 BST 2008


On Wed, Aug 20, 2008 at 8:23 AM, Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint <
billy at ubuntu.sg> wrote:

> Terms and Conditions:
>
>      * To qualify for sponsored website or server space a team must be
>        officially recognised as an approved Ubuntu LoCoTeam (see the
>        first table on the LoCoTeamList page)
>
>
> The first of the terms and conditions says it all ... We can't get one
> for now. Perhaps when we get large enough.
>
> regards
> billy
>
>
> On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 19:49 +0800, Nicholas Ng wrote:
> > Actually Canonical do provide sponsorship to host LoCo website. You
> > can refer to this wiki: https://wiki.ubuntu.com/LoCoHosting
> >
> > Hope this help. :-)
> >
> > Cheers,
> >
> > Nicholas Ng
> >
> >
> > On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint
> > <billy at ubuntu.sg> wrote:
> > > On Tue, 2008-08-19 at 18:00 +0800, Chew EK wrote:
> > >> hi Billy
> > >> Looking at the stats, there were only a few hundreds hits this month
> > >> with about 5MB traffic.  This is really not much and I doubt was the
> > >> reason the site was taken offline.  The hosting provider really is
> > >> very bad if it don't allow such small amount of traffic.
> > >
> > > *nods* *nods* *nods*
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Instead, it could be CPU load that caused the problem.  For a while, I
> > >> did some of research because I was having problem accessing my site.
> > >> There were a few complaints I read around the web, where cheap hosting
> > >> provider will cut out a site without prior notice  whenever they see
> > >> spike in the server CPU load.
> > >
> > > Yes , probably the CPU load. I did request for the CPU load but nothing
> > > come back.
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Ultimately, this was not the problem I faced, but it could be what
> > >> happened to ubuntu.sg.  Unfortunately, you probably can't see the
> > >> server CPU load, if the site is under shared hosting.
> > >>
> > >> You could try optimizing the site.  E.g. reducing size of images
> > >> helped a lot for my site, including offloading them from the database
> > >> (I put all my images on a static sub-domain).
> > >
> > > But ubuntu.sg has well ... a screenshot of a desktop and if thats what
> > > caused the server load to spike then I don't know what to say. I got no
> > > notice or proof that Ubuntu.sg caused anything. All I got was a list of
> > > IPs from a log file ... which will fool most people I suppose.
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Another thing I did was install WP supercache.  It's a pain to set-up,
> > >> but helped to reduce database accesses and php loading by creating
> > >> cache of static pages.
> > >
> > > That would help but I am not going to stay with a provider that doesn't
> > > care about its customers in any case. My one year contract with them
> > > ends next April so we got about 8 months or so. Too bad canonical has
> no
> > > office here if not we can ask for sponsorship.
> > >
> > > regards
> > > billy
> > >
> > >>
> > >> Regards
> > >> Chew
> > >>
> > >> On Tue, Aug 19, 2008 at 5:24 PM, Maung Myat Thu @ Billy Aung Myint
> > >> <billy at ubuntu.sg> wrote:
> > >>         Well we are back .... I doubt this will be the last time it
> > >>         happens
> > >>         though so we are going to have to back in case it happens
> > >>         again .. I
> > >>         dread going around asking answers from customer relationship
> > >>         officers ...
> > >>
> > >>         I have attached the webstats from ubuntu.sg ... I see a lot
> of
> > >>         US
> > >>         sites , I wonder why... Anyway here are some of the
> > >>         suggestions that I
> > >>         got from you guys ..
> > >>
> > >>         siteground.com from Suhaw
> > >>         http://www.surpasshosting.com/ from Kelvin
> > >>         slicehost.com also from Kelvin <--- pretty cheap vps I must
> > >>         say
> > >>
> > >>         Again , I would like to apologise to everyone for this. I
> > >>         didn't expect
> > >>         us to have this much hits or my host to be so rash and
> > >>         inconsiderate
> > >>         with their customer sites. I was given no warnings before
> > >>         hand. I will
> > >>         definitely not be renewing their contract after this year.
> > >>
> > >>         I was thinking of printing ubuntu.sg on the t-shirt for sfd
> > >>         but now I am
> > >>         having a second thought... :P Anyway , glad to be back..
> > >>
> > >>         regards
> > >>         billy
> > >>
> > >>
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> > >>
> > >>
> > >> --
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> > >>
> > >
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