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[ale] VPS hosting recommendations?

I very much dig Linode[1]. The packages can be a bit tight in terms of
resources, but the support is great. I've been using them for 3 years,
now. About a month ago I had my first "problem" and I didn't even know
about it. The host I was on started having a hardware failure, they
created a support ticket for my account and updated it whilst they
figured out the problem and fixed it. I didn't have to contact them
about the problem; I learned about the problem from the automatic
emails via the support ticket.

[1] -- http://www.linode.com/?r=293ad253d0b3adf4eb212d1537025433aae89162

On Tue, Apr 9, 2013 at 4:03 PM, Beddingfield, Allen <allen at ua.edu> wrote:
> Does anyone have any recommendations for VPS hosting providers that:
> 1.  Support OpenSUSE install images
> 2.  Have reasonable prices
> 3.  Do not charge huge fees for data transfer?
> I have been using digitalocean.com for a long time.  It costs me roughly $5 per month for their base VM.  I've been a customer long enough to be grandfathered in with unlimited data transfer.  However, they recently dropped OpenSUSE support/removed the OpenSUSE install images.  I contacted them about adding them back, and they are not willing to.  I will hold onto my account, since the price is so low and they still support Arch.
> However, I want to find a place where I can run OpenSUSE in a VPS/cloud setup for a low price.
> Anyone have any recommendations?
> --
> Allen Beddingfield
> Systems Engineer
> The University of Alabama
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