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I've been self-hosting a domain for over 15 years now with 2 different ISPs and no problems. My current plan is called 'business class' and has been pretty reliable. The server is actually sitting here in my home office and functions as:
0: webserver for our secondary domain and over a dozen customer applications
1: database server for all web applications
2: sql reports server for a couple of Azure web apps/databases (not very efficient and going away soon)
3: fileserver holding all development files...backups are to external drives or a local drive on my main development system. A secondary backup system I have is my laptop which has the development folders synchronized/available offline. I fire it up at least once a week as a safety net.
4: secondary ftp server for exchange of data/files from customers and consultants
5: mail server

It sure is convenient and cost effective but there is the risk of h/w failure, ISP outages, and even worse, power outages. In over 15 years, I've only had to deal with 1 data disk failure (a 6 y/o spinner, replaced by SSD) and 1 major power/ISP outage last year w/Michael. (the hurricane, not MM!) Laugh | :laugh:

Due to that experience, I recently got an Azure VM setup last month to start offloading some of the customer facing stuff. I finally got to use the really cheap domain name ending with .software...actually it reads pretty well in the browser, but it sure seems hard for people not to assume .com even when you explicitly leave it out. I'm considering another email server but haven't checked whether an email address such as someone@somewhere.software would even be accepted everywhere...I totally expect that it might break a few validation rules! Sorry for running long! Laugh | :laugh:

It really irritates me to spend the $70/month on it though...maybe I'm cheap! Laugh | :laugh:
"Go forth into the source" - Neal Morse

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