[Madlug] website hosting via Linux

Bradley Grzesiak listrophy at gmail.com
Fri Aug 12 15:04:37 CDT 2011


You could try jekyll <https://github.com/mojombo/jekyll> (static site
generator) + heroku <http://www.heroku.com>. That's what I use for my
blog<http://www.namingthingsishard.com>
.

:brad

On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 3:00 PM, Jon Nelson <madlug at jamponi.net> wrote:

> On Fri, Aug 12, 2011 at 2:56 PM, Brian Hagen <bdhagen at jvlnet.com> wrote:
> >    I am considering getting a website of my own. I already
> > "have one" (in a small way) but the catch is that facilities are
> > very limited. Considering the way advertisers work, I would not
> > be surprised if those who advertise "free sites" and actually
> > lead to "pay-for-play" sites are conveniently not revealing that
> > one has to use Windows-based (read: $$$) methods to get any
> > real sophistication going.
> >
> >    Like any Linux enthusiast I want to stay away from needs
> > to buy and use Windows-based methods just to run a website.
> > Cost, learning-curve, etc. and all that jazz just make for
> > an unwelcome scenario to me. Even so, I can only guess what
> > running a website for free or low cost, using Linux for admin-tasks,
> > amounts to as far as Linux expertise would go. I am fluent
> > but not highly sophisticated with Linux subtleties.
> >
> >    Any ideas for a website-host that offer a good amount of
> > file storage-space, the capacity to upload and download
> > audio and graphics to/from users, and a relatively Windows-free
> > maintenance mode? I think that having a Linux-based website
> > that starts with modest but good facilities and can be expanded
> > as one grows the capacity for authorship would be an
> > excellent, real-world way to improve one's Linux admin
> > skills. Comment is invited.
>
> Amazon s3.
>
>
> --
> Jon
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Bradley Grzesiak
founder, bendyworks llc
http://bendyworks.com/
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