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Re: [ANNOUNCE] Free VPS Hosting w/ PostreSQL - Limited # Available

From: Magnus Hagander <magnus(at)hagander(dot)net>
To: "Marc G(dot) Fournier" <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org>
Cc: PostgreSQL WWW <pgsql-www(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: [ANNOUNCE] Free VPS Hosting w/ PostreSQL - Limited # Available
Date: 2010-01-01 14:23:38
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Why was this approved for posting to -announce? AFAIK, we normally
refer hosters to the list on the website, no?

//Magnus


On Fri, Jan 1, 2010 at 06:25, Marc G. Fournier <scrappy(at)hub(dot)org> wrote:
>
> NOTE: A minor changes have been made to the original offer ...
>
>    1. there are an equi-number of free *quarterly* VPSs also available,
>       so if you don't make it in time for the Annual, you can still sign
>       up for the quarterly.
>
> ====
>
> Hello fellow open-source users and developers,
>
> My name is Marc Fournier, and I'd like to highlight Hub.org's monthly VPS
> giveaway. In case you've never heard of hub.org:
>
> - Hub.org is small, customer-oriented host which I founded during the
>  mid-1990s, in order to host the PG project
>
> - Hub is a proud supporter of open-source software development and offers
>  a large choice of web hosting applications
>
> In case you're unfamiliar with what a Virtual Private Server might be:
>
> - A VPS is like a *private server* (i.e. you get full root access), but
>  much cheaper and without the hardware hassles;
>
> - It's much more secure than a shared hosting account: user files are in a
>  completely air-tight environment;
>
> I like to think of hub.org as special in the way we view our business.
>
> Specifically, most of our users are not interested in the technicalities of
> their hosting accounts at all. On the contrary, they just need their site to
> be up and running.
>
> If you've similar expectations, be sure to visit http://hub.org to see what
> we can offer you.
>
> In case you're wondering if a VPS is right for you, consider our limited
> offer:
>
> We're distributing 10 free Starter VPS accounts, on the first of each month,
> on a first come first served basis. It runs just like any other Starter
> account, you just don't have to pay for the *First Year* of service on it --
> you're still responsible for any form of over-usage however.
>
> To get yours, browse http://hub.org at 0:00 AST (that's 23:00 EST) on the
> 1st of the month, sign up for an *Annual Starter Package* and enter
> "FreeHosting" in the Coupon Field.
>
> If you need any further information, you're more than welcome to get in
> touch:
>
> Marc Fournier / CEO
> sales at hub.org
> http://hub.org
>
> PS: In the event you decide to spread the word, don't miss our affiliate
> program: http://affiliates.hub.org/affiliates/signup.php
>
>
> ----
> Marc G. Fournier                        Hub.Org Hosting Solutions S.A.
> scrappy(at)hub(dot)org                                     http://www.hub.org
>
> Yahoo:yscrappy    Skype: hub.org    ICQ:7615664    MSN:scrappy(at)hub(dot)org
>
>
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-- 
 Magnus Hagander
 Me: http://www.hagander.net/
 Work: http://www.redpill-linpro.com/

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