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Basically I am new to web hosting industry, but I have tried several hosting sites and in my opinion, this is one (host-ed.net) is very good. It was very easy to set up my website although the panel is unfamiliar to me. I have had no serious down time yet.
The only problem and their weakness according to me is MySQL database. But this would probably be solved in the near future.
Let me tell you why I think so: It was a week or two ago when I could not connect to the MySQL database and I thought "Oh not again!" Anyway I decided to contact the support and they told me that they are performing an upgrade of their MySQL servers in order not to have any more problems with it. Well for now everything with the databases is working better than ever. I am almost sure that they have fixed the problem.
Apart from the MySQL everything is working just fine the support is friendly and will answer you no matter whether you ask for some simple DNS setting or have serious issue with PHP and they are fast and accurate in their replies. The prices for that service are reasonable. I think the over all service is terrific! I would definitely recommend it to anyone looking for an inexpensive and reliable host. Thanks Awardspace!
Biggest Pro: Customer oriented company
Biggest Con: MySQL database server had some problems
Too good to be true or just too good and true
The first time when I saw awardspace it did not say anything about having to put banners, or forums posting, or any other forced type of advertisement that you have to comply with in order to get the free hosting. Like probably most of us I said to my self if it is too good to be true then it is too good to be true. Well I was wrong! Not only that there were no requirements to get the free hosting and no banners, adds or whatsoever, but the features I got were plenty, the uptime was rock solid and the support were friendly and prompt in their replies. Right now of course I am on a pro account because there are some restricted features on the free account. The other thing that made a good impression to me was that they have PHP 4 5 and 6 which is quite an advantage for me. It also supports perl and MySQL so it has it all. Well it is simply great for me!!! So at the end it turns out that it is too good and it is true.
Biggest Pro: Technical stability
Biggest Con: Very few but still some restrictions on the free account
I've had a free hobby website up for over a year. Amazing how little downtime there is and simply no problems. Feature rich and reliable. Php is great to have, and you can add a Blogger blog under your own domain name fairly simply and integrate it into the website seamlessly. Storing images on a site designed for that (photobucket, imageshack, flickr, etc.) gives you lots of room, and I find the load speeds are good. No ads is a huge plus, too. The forum is useful if you're not a pro and get stuck. All in all I can't imagine a free hosting site being better than this.
Biggest Pro: Reliability
Awardspace.com provides excellent hosting. i have hosted with them on a free acount for 2 years, using it for many things (under different subdomains) and have never had any problems, least of all with the speed of bandwidth allowances. Have just today upgraded to paid hosting on basic level and using the special offer got even more of the hosting cost. Even got a call back from their customer service team within 5 mins to confirm the account activation. Great host would recommend it to anyone for both hosted and paid.
Biggest Pro: Bandwidth and speeds
Biggest Con: 404 ad banners
Amazing, AMAZING Customer Service and Up-Time!
You can't do much better than Awardspace.com's free and paid hosting services! I've been a dedicated member for a few years now. I've never upgraded to paid service because there's simply no need. You get a ridiculous amount of bandwidth and space... unless you're expecting to get several hundred hits per day, you'll be fine with free service. Customer service is awesome. I'm a free member, but I received help (and they even went ahead and corrected the error themselves) within a few hours. My website is rarely down, and if it is, it's only for a few minutes. I hardly have a problem with that. The only thing Awardspace could work on is how quickly the images are loaded, but again, that isn't all the time, and hosting your images elsewhere (ex. ImageShack.us) will cut down on the time a bit. Best of all, FREE SERVICE = NO ADS/BANNERS! None whatsoever. :) I'll be sticking with Awardspace for many, many more years to come.
Biggest Pro: Free Members: 200 MB Disc Space / 5 GB Bandwidth
Biggest Con: Images Can Be A Bit Slow In Loading If Hosted With Awardspace
Really good from what i've seen so far.
I signed up to hone some skills at PHP and MySql while going through a book. You know, just to do some samples, and i didn't want to put together another server at home to play with.
So after a bit of a search, i found Awardspace. I have been completely happy with the service, the Faq, the forum, it's all been wonderful. There's some old messages on the forum about when a free server went down, and how quickly they recovered it, and nobody lost information (from what i read). I though "wow, that's something for a free place".
As my skills improve, i'll be moving to a paid account with them, not only for the "comfort level" of already worked with them, but also their paid accounts are very reasonable from what i've seen out there.
Biggest Pro: free service, good forum community
Biggest Con: As with any free hosting option, i worry about them closing their doors at some point in the future.
Good host, I like it, very simple and functional. I like it because it is very simple and I can handle it without any problem. I would make it better by making some kind of folder browser instead of the independent process with each folder... anyway it's ok in this way but it could be improved. Very stable, most of the time online, sometimes slow but most of the time is fast...
Biggest Pro: ITS FREE
Biggest Con: Sometimes its slow
Excellent Service for the Price - FREE
As a non-profit, public service organization with no budget, a free hosting service is a great thing.
We needed a method of electronic data distribution and, of course, a web page is the best way to go.
For our needs, awardspace.com has been a real lifesaver in that we can use the tools to easily edit pages.
In addition, PHP scripting is an excellent feature.
Biggest Pro: Scripting for free accounts!
I'm happy with this
I must admit I was a bit skeptical with a _free_ site hosting account, and I wasn't expecting much.
I was surprised though after setting up hosting for a site idea. Everything went smooth and the tools and services offered were a lot more than I needed.
I will be definitely upgrading my account.
Biggest Pro: tools and services offered for free
Biggest Con: sometimes hard to get to what you want to do through the upgrade offers
Great free Service
i started with just basic html.
as i learned php and mysql awardspcae supported all my needs.
and i was in for a pleasent surprize when i could install joomla can you believe everything for free, you just cant beat that.
i am a student and have learned a lot about website development the various technologies and some of the fine tricks.
awardspace is perfect with me.
i did try a few others like 700megs but was disappointed by the servers going down ever so often no such things with awardspace
though the ftp service can be improved
overall its great
Biggest Pro: Joomla 1.5.7 supported
Biggest Con: slow ftp