I wouldn't dream

  Forum Editor 14:17 12 Oct 2003

of running my own web server in my office - I've worked with too many servers in corporate offices to want the hassle of worrying about up time, particularly at weekends and during holiday periods.

Like Taran, I run a dedicated server with a hosting company. The server's in a secure facility in London's docklands area, and is monitored on a 24/7 basis; if it goes down it's rebooted immediately, and I don't have to worry about it.

There are just too many problems associated with running a home server for it to be viable, unless it's purely for your own amusement. If it was worth doing I assure you we would all be doing it.

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