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Who was your first VPS provider?

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IPXCore were the first people I ever purchased a VPS from

 

I had a shell account with frenzy.biz before that. Not sure if they're still in business.

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Actually it was Rackspace in 2008 and I learned most of my command line skills from that point on

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What about you, who was your first VPS provider?

I was first with LiquidWeb (for VPS) as I had a dedi with them and wasn't able to afford it any more so I downgraded I still had that VPS up until 2013 when I quadrupled the amount of VPSs I had and was still paying the same amount.

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My first VPS was through a provider called IwhiC, they have since sold to AHosting. Then if I recall correctly, my second VPS was with FTNHosting @Chris Miller. 

:) This post takes me all the way back to 2008!

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My first VPS was through a provider called IwhiC, they have since sold to AHosting. Then if I recall correctly, my second VPS was with FTNHosting @Chris Miller. 

:) This post takes me all the way back to 2008!

2008 was a great year! :)

 

Yeah IwhiC was a pretty reputable provider on DigitalPoint back in the day I got to know both owners over the years. Sad what happened to Aimee with her unexpected death and last I knew Jason who was the other owner of IwhiC was in prison. (unrelated) 

My first WHM reseller was with mycoolworld and first vps was with http://lowendbox.com/blog/fiveminutevps-5-openvz-vps-with-128mb-ram/ back in 2008.

 

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Hm...I made a mistake in my earlier reply; RoseHosting wasn't my first VPS provider. My first VPS was provided by a guy named Joshua Levitsky in the year 2000 and it was via joshie.com — I got the VPS for nothing, zilch, nada, zip, and I kept it until about 2005, if I remember correctly. We got along surprisingly well despite our massive differences ;)

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i do not remember it and it really does not matter

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I first had my VPS with steadcom and the specs were good though, but they no longer providing services anymore.

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My first personal vps was the AlienLayer 192MB plan, like several other people here.  It was one of the earliest really cheap plans, cheap enough that I could buy it for experimentation without having an actual use for it.  I was very happy with it even though it was horribly unreliable by current standards.  I got my money's worth ($15/year or so, when everything else cost much more) just from the experience of setting it up and installing some stuff on it and serving a few personal pages.

Before that I used a Rackspace VPS for some work stuff, but it had been purchased and set up by one of my co-workers.   IIRC it was $12.50 a month for 512MB ram and 20gb of disk or thereabouts.  I thought that was very affordable and figured I'd buy one myself once I had a use for it.  Then I watched LEB for a while and got the Alien vps and the addiction started.

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Hostingfuze through their vpsfuze service.

 

They may still be arround, however they do not offer services any longer to new clients.

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My first VPS was through a provider called IwhiC, they have since sold to AHosting. Then if I recall correctly, my second VPS was with FTNHosting @Chris Miller. 

:) This post takes me all the way back to 2008!

The DP era of hosts some memories there lol.

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I snagged a URPad and a Prometeus around the same time. URPad didn't go well but I still love Prometeus.

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My first VPS was through a provider called IwhiC, they have since sold to AHosting. Then if I recall correctly, my second VPS was with FTNHosting @Chris Miller. 

:) This post takes me all the way back to 2008!

 

The DP era of hosts some memories there lol.

Haha yeah those were the days! I can't believe its been nearly 8 years since I got my start there. 

 

@badpatrick Sorry to hear about issues with URPad  (I used to be the owner of the company which owned URPad). When did you have service with them?

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My first provider was HostGator, 5 years ago. Actually was really good and ran a gameserver decently.

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My first provider is GoodHosting dot co

They are deadpooled I think.

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