Wap Review Downtime

I apologize to all my readers for the extended downtime. Apparently there was a massive hardware failure early Wednesday at 1and1, my hosting provider. According to an email I received from them; “The web server that your site is hosted on has been offline due to an apc power failure of 3 server racks. While all the other affected servers came back online, this web server did not recognize its RAID subsystem. RAID stands for “Redundant Array of Independent Disks” … Continue reading

1and1 Hosting Has Gone Sour For Me

I’ve been using 1and1 shared hosting for about five years. Until last month it was great; fast, cheap, reliable and when I did have a problem it was fixed quickly, usually in less than an hour. January thorough August this year I averaged 2 hours/month  downtime as measured by host-tracker.com.  That works out to 99.7% uptime which I consider pretty good for shared hosting.  Then things started to go downhill.  September saw nine hours of downtime and in the first … Continue reading