[Koha] Koha 3.10 hosting in a shared webhosting environment

Raj Pawan gumdal at gmail.com
Thu Jan 23 23:22:19 NZDT 2014

Thank you Ray for the explanation. I understand and conclude that quality
cannot be compromised for price ;)

Thanks & Regards,
Raj Pawan G

On Thu, Jan 23, 2014 at 3:11 PM, MJ Ray-2 [via Koha] <
ml-node+s1045719n5785040h31 at n5.nabble.com> wrote:

> Raj Pawan wrote:
> > So, is it possible to sign up for a VPS plan with a hosting company and
> > install + configure the Koha software using the root access then fall
> back
> > to the shared hosting plan so that we can save some money? Just a naive
> > thought, please suggest on this.
> Generally no, because you'll probably find that VPS hosting and shared
> hosting are not on the same filesystems and servers.  It may be possible
> with a particular hosting provider, but I think you'd need root again
> for upgrades and maintenance, so it's not sustainable.
> I think it is possible but very very difficult (=slow, which usually
> =expensive) to install Koha in some types of shared webhosting (ones
> with ability to compile libraries, schedule tasks, configure the
> webserver and run daemons) so you'd need very strong reasons to do it.
> I've done it years ago but it's really not a cheap option.  It's like
> making an octopus by nailing extra legs onto a dog.  At the end,
> no-one's really happy, least of all the dog.
> Hope that explains,
> --
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