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Old 07-08-2019, 02:05 AM   #16
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Originally Posted by slackware-current View Post
I guess the $4.98 US a month plan with unlimited everything would be nice. You can do what ever you want with that space. Takes a 5 year contract.
It is your domain they care less. But may not meet the needs of many I guess.
They do have the following message for the "unlimited" items. It is unknown what they'd consider "undue burdens" on their systems, but I would imagine a mirror could easily fall under that if it was popular enough.

Yahoo Small Business services are intended and designed to meet the needs of personal and small business websites. This is why some of our plans offer unlimited disk-space, data transfer or email storage. It is not appropriate to use our services to support large enterprises or for levels of demand that impose undue burdens on our systems or negatively impact use by small, independently owned and operated businesses. If the bandwidth, data transfer or email storage of your website or email present a burden on the experience of other users or on our internal systems, we may, in our sole discretion, act to restrict the resources being consumed by your website, including by limiting how fast your disk space and email storage space can grow.
Old 07-08-2019, 02:15 PM   #17
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Right, many of these shared hosts while they say "unlimited" are not. Many have terms that state you can't use them for data warehousing which a mirror would likely fall under.

It'd probably be best to look into a VPS/dedicated server if you're going to be running a mirror. BuyVM has great prices, and a service where you can get 1TB of storage to attach to one of their VPS's for only $5/mo. Goes up to something like 10TB per slab IIRC. Their VPS prices are also really cheap per month. There's other providers as well that offer VPS's at cheap prices, but offer good service.
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Yahoo is owned by Verizon and they have their own definition of "Unlimited". I actually had an employee of Verizon tell me that unlimited isn't limitless.


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